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Hey! We are still working on the next vlog in our series about the Next Generation Science Standards, which will cover crosscutting concepts, but we wanted to share some resources with you that might help you plan the start of your school year! Check out the links below for some easy ways to enhance your favorite elementary STEM lesson. Craft
Hey! We are still working on our vlog series about the NGSS and crosscutting concepts, but we wanted to share a resource with you that might help you plan the start of your school year! We want to help you start your year out strong with great Elementary STEM lessons. Tips for Adding Rigor to Your Elementary STEM lessons has
This week, we have another vlog for you! If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards, have no fear, Yen is here to help! Transcript: Hi there! This is Yen, and my blog today is about how to teach the NGSS in three dimensions: Understanding the how, what, and why. And what I mean by
We’re changing things up with a video blog (Vlog) this week! But no worries, the transcript is below! Enjoy! Here is the transcript: Hi there! It’s Yen, from Qi Learning Research Group and the STEAM Café. I’m here to talk to you about the Next Generation Science Standards and how they’re different from the standards that we’ve been used to.
Although the i5E model is typically used to teach science, the “I notice, I wonder” exercise can be incorporated into any subject to start an
Once you have engaged your students, there should be a natural transition into the Explore phase of the i5E Instructional model. At this point, introduce
Developed in 1987, the 5E instructional model guides students through the natural learning process. The i5Es is our own updated version of this model, and