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Stewart, Lauren; Ross, Donna; Elliot, Kimberly – Science Teacher, 2019
This paper highlights learning supports associated with genetics lessons that were implemented in a urban high school biology classroom. The supports provided access to science content for ELLs [English language learners], students with IEPs [individualized education programs], and struggling readers during an introductory unit on genetics. Due to…
Descriptors: Genetics, Science Instruction, Urban Schools, Secondary School Science
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McPherson, Heather – Science Teacher, 2018
Students often confuse the functional differences between motion "transmission" and "transformation" systems. Students find it difficult to conceptualize differences between the specific systems. In this article, the author describes a technology and engineering unit that incorporates problem-based learning (PBL) to assist…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Motion, Problem Based Learning
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Rains, Stephanie; Whitworth, Brooke A. – Science Teacher, 2018
Alternative farming techniques are often more efficient and conserve resources more effectively than conventional farming, which can harm the environment with pesticides and synthetic fertilizers (Pimental 2005). To learn the theory, application, and related science concepts of sustainable farming techniques, students can collaborate to create an…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Conservation (Environment), Hazardous Materials, Scientific Concepts
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Lin, Patricia A. – Social Studies, 2018
This article draws on current research in the areas of storytelling and social studies to present a practical, culturally responsive storytelling model for Grades 7-9 social studies teachers to use to better engage English Language Learners (ELLs). Integrating the proven effectiveness of storytelling from a scientific and social perspective, with…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Louisiana Department of Education, 2018
"Louisiana Believes," the state's comprehensive plan to prepare students for college and career success, includes a system of related policies and programs that help schools provide students with pathways to future prosperity, give schools the resources to offer these pathways, and reward schools when students achieve their goals. This…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Readiness, Career Readiness, At Risk Students
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Miles, Rhea; Zambone, Alana – Science Teacher, 2017
Students who are blind or visually impaired (BVI), like all students, need to conduct scientific investigations that involve measurements and reading experimental procedures. Best instructional practices for BVI students include touch and hearing experiences. Related strategies and tools include electronic textbooks, assistive technologies such as…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Blindness, Visual Impairments, Teaching Methods
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Nabbout-Cheiban, Marie; Fisher, Forest; Edwards, Michael Todd – Mathematics Teacher, 2017
The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics envisions data analysis as a key component of K-grade 12 mathematics instruction with statistics introduced in the early grades. Nonetheless, deficiencies in statistical learning persist throughout elementary school and beyond. Too often, mathematics teachers lack the statistical knowledge for…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Statistics
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Czocher, Jennifer A.; Moss, Diana L. – Mathematics Teacher, 2017
Why are math modeling problems the source of such frustration for students and teachers? The conceptual understanding that students have when engaging with a math modeling problem varies greatly. They need opportunities to make their own assumptions and design the mathematics to fit these assumptions (CCSSI 2010). Making these assumptions is part…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, High School Students
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Accardo, Amy L.; Kuder, S. Jay – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2017
Mr. Perez and Mrs. Peterson co-teach a ninth-grade algebra class. Perez and Peterson's class includes four students with individualized education programs (IEPs). In response to legislation, such as the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act (2001) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (2006), an increasing number of students…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Algebra
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Canipe, Martha; Tolbert, Sara – Science Teacher, 2016
As institutions, science and science education alike have rarely included the perspectives and contributions of indigenous peoples pertaining to the natural world. Yet, people worldwide have benefited from the traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous communities. Western science and technology, though broadly worthwhile, have been a source…
Descriptors: Science Education, Climate, Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology
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Hansen, Holly; Alderman, Helen Christine – Science Teacher, 2016
The goal of the Family Science Night (FSN) described in this article was to involve culturally and linguistically diverse families in school life so that students would be more vocal, successful, and interactive in science class. The project would also demonstrate to the students that their teacher valued their input in the classroom. The setting…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Education, Science Activities, Science Curriculum
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Johnson, Heather Lynn; Hornbein, Peter; Azeem, Sumbal – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
The authors provide a dynamic Ferris wheel computer activity that teachers can use as an instructional tool to help students investigate functions. They use a student's work to illustrate how students can use relationships between quantities to further their thinking about functions.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education
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Gurl, Theresa J.; Fox, Ryan; Dabovic, Nikolina; Leavitt, Arielle Eager – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
The implementation of the Common Core's Standards for Mathematical Practice can pose a challenge to all teachers of mathematics but especially to preservice teachers. These standards require teaching in a way that often differs from what preservice teachers have experienced as learners. Standard 1--"Make sense of problems and persevere in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Experience
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Ellingson, Charlene; Roehrig, Gillian; Bakkum, Kris; Dubinsky, Janet M. – Science Teacher, 2016
This article introduces the Critical Response Protocol (CRP), an arts-based technique that engages students in equitable critical discourse and aligns with the "Next Generation Science Standards" vision for providing students opportunities for language learning while advancing science learning (NGSS Lead States 2013). CRP helps teachers…
Descriptors: Physical Sciences, Grade 9, Course Descriptions, Lesson Plans
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Kucan, Linda; Boliha, Juanita – Science Teacher, 2016
Education in science and engineering should develop students' ability to read and write domain-specific texts (NRC 2012). Unfortunately, "science teachers are not generally well prepared to help their students penetrate the linguistic puzzles that science texts present" (Snow 2010, p. 452). Thus, Juanita Boliha (a biology teacher) and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Grade 9, Biology, Literacy
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