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A Framework for K-12 Science Education

Research
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"Science, engineering, and technology permeate nearly every facet of modern life and hold the key to solving many of humanity's most pressing current and future challenges. The United States'...

Education Week: 'Embodied Learning' Blends Movement, Computer Interaction

Article
Standards: Model with Mathematics • Literacy in Science & Technical Subjects
Students who are able to engage in learning by being physically involved take more interest in classroom time. SMALLabs use a camera, projector, computer, and wand in an open classroom for students...

Encouraging Girls in Math and Science

Research
"The goal of this practice guide is to formulate specific and coherent evidence-based recommendations that educators can use to encourage girls in the fields of math and science. The target audience...

Helping Students Integrate Math and Science, Interacting with Peers

Tools and Templates
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Standards: Use Appropriate Tools Strategically • Make Sense of Problems • Attend to Precision • Model with Mathematics
Mathematics helps us to understand science and to design, conduct, and analyze the results of scientific experiments. Science requires us to collect data, interpret it for significant patterns, and...

Integrating Technology into the Classroom -- Part Three: Using Technology to Make STEM More Accessible

Article
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This session will offer educators the opportunity to learn about how to differentiate instruction with technology-supported evidence-based English Language Arts (ELA) and math strategies, while...

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

Research
"Through a collaborative, state-led process managed by Achieve, new K–12 science standards have been developed that are rich in content and practice, arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines...

Quick View: Applying Mathematics Skills for Success in Science

Quick View
Standards: Model with Mathematics
Mathematics helps us to understand science and to design, conduct, and analyze the results of scientific experiments. Science requires us to collect data, interpret it for significant patterns, and...

Supporting Science: Graphing Data

Lesson in Action
Standards: Model with Mathematics
Mrs. Martin’s Grade 5 class is engaged in a science unit on matter. In the previous lesson, they conducted an experiment to study how physical and chemical changes affect the mass of various...

Technology Tools to Build a More Accessible STEM Program: Physically “Doing” Science

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Mainstream technology tools with built-in accessibility features, and the availability of virtual reality, simulations, and augmented reality present new opportunities for students with disabilities...

Technology Tools to Build a More Accessible STEM Program: Questions, Argumentation and Use of Evidence

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Mainstream technology tools with built-in accessibility features, and the availability of virtual reality, simulations, and augmented reality present new opportunities for students with disabilities...

Technology Tools to Build a More Accessible STEM Program: Science Literacy, Vocabulary and Discourse

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Mainstream technology tools with built-in accessibility features, and the availability of virtual reality, simulations, and augmented reality present new opportunities for students with disabilities...

Technology Tools to Build a More Accessible STEM Program: Student Engagement and Identity with Science

Article
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Mainstream technology tools with built-in accessibility features, and the availability of virtual reality, simulations, and augmented reality present new opportunities for students with disabilities...

Technology Tools to Build a More Accessible STEM Program: Visualizations, Representation and Modeling

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Mainstream technology tools with built-in accessibility features, and the availability of virtual reality, simulations, and augmented reality present new opportunities for students with disabilities...

Using PowerUp for PD: Supporting Science

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Reason Abstractly • Model with Mathematics • Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
Find general directions, suggested activities, and support materials/activities for the Slide Show, Teach with Tech, and the Lessons in Action to use in your professional development.