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Implementing Storylines: A Meaningful, Effective Way to Practice the NGSS by Jason Crean

Why is a shift needed? The science instructional shifts outlined in A Framework for K–12 Science Education and embodied in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are bigger than a classroom, a school, a district, or even your state. It’s … Continue reading

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Storylines Allow Students to Own Their Learning by Scott Goldthorp and Lauren Pasanek

“I don’t think this data tells us enough; we only know the temperature close to the ground,” Andy* told his peers. “Hail forms in the clouds. We need to know what the temperature is in the clouds.” The students had … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning Through PBL-Informed Storylines by Emily Miller and Mary Modaff

The kindergarteners waited excitedly outside the door, anxious to see the toys my third graders created for them. My third graders were equally excited to share their toys and use science ideas to explain how their toys moved. The engagement … Continue reading

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