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A Closer Look At Flowers: Exploring Structure And Function In Science And Art, Laura Robertson Sep 2016

A Closer Look At Flowers: Exploring Structure And Function In Science And Art, Laura Robertson

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Integrate art into a 5E model unit on the anatomy of flowers to provide students with another lens through which to view the specialized structures and organization of flowering plants.


Using A Computer Science-Based Board Game To Develop Preschoolers' Mathematics, Ryan Andrew Nivens, Rosemary Geiken Jul 2016

Using A Computer Science-Based Board Game To Develop Preschoolers' Mathematics, Ryan Andrew Nivens, Rosemary Geiken

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There is a critical need to teach computer science (CS) in order to assure that our nation remains competitive globally [6]. CS is a new basic skill necessary for economic opportunity [6] but is rarely taught before age 6 and only using electronic devices [1]. This presents a challenge for those concerned with “screen time” inherent in electronic devices [2] and for children in poverty with little access to electronic devices [3]. Coding, creating a series of commands that a computer carries out, is a component of CS and can be introduced as early as preschool age and results in ...


Using Graphing To Reveal The Hidden Transformations In Palindrome (And Other Types Of) License Plates, Ryan Andrew Nivens Jun 2016

Using Graphing To Reveal The Hidden Transformations In Palindrome (And Other Types Of) License Plates, Ryan Andrew Nivens

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License plates are a useful context to work with numbers, and in this article you will see a range of activities in which to engage your students. Some innovative graphing concepts are presented with license plates that allow students to investigate transformations including translations, reflections, and rotations.


Sound And Waves: An Integrated K–8 Hands-On Approach Supporting The Ngss And Ccss Ela, Chih-Che Tai, Karin Keith, Laura Robertson, Renee Rice Moran Apr 2016

Sound And Waves: An Integrated K–8 Hands-On Approach Supporting The Ngss And Ccss Ela, Chih-Che Tai, Karin Keith, Laura Robertson, Renee Rice Moran

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Leave with ideas to build confidence and understanding about using hands-on activities and literacy strategies as tools to understand the nature of wave movement.


Hybrid Plcs: Building Collaboration Among Teachers In Different Schools, Laura Robertson, Pamela Cromie, Lindsay Lester, Jennifer Hill, Diana O'Neal Apr 2016

Hybrid Plcs: Building Collaboration Among Teachers In Different Schools, Laura Robertson, Pamela Cromie, Lindsay Lester, Jennifer Hill, Diana O'Neal

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How do highly motivated teachers from different schools collaborate? We formed a hybrid PLC that included face-to-face meetings and online interactions to improve student learning.


Forces And Motion (Ps2): An Integrated K–8 Hands-On Approach Supporting The Ngss And Ccss Ela, Laura Robertson, Lashay Jennings, Huili Hong, Karin Keith, Chih-Che Tai Apr 2016

Forces And Motion (Ps2): An Integrated K–8 Hands-On Approach Supporting The Ngss And Ccss Ela, Laura Robertson, Lashay Jennings, Huili Hong, Karin Keith, Chih-Che Tai

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Explore the benefits of merging experiential science and literacy instruction to deepen students’ understanding of force and motion.


Photosynthesis And Cellular Respiration (Ls1): A Hands-On Approach For Grades 6–12, Laura Robertson, Lashay Jennings, Scott Honeycutt, Karin Keith, Chih-Che Tai Apr 2016

Photosynthesis And Cellular Respiration (Ls1): A Hands-On Approach For Grades 6–12, Laura Robertson, Lashay Jennings, Scott Honeycutt, Karin Keith, Chih-Che Tai

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Integrate the NGSS and CCSS ELA by using a cycle of science and ELA activities to help students learn about the flow of energy between photosynthesis and cellular respiration.


Journal Rankings And Representation In Mathematics Education, Samuel Otten, Ryan Andrew Nivens Jan 2016

Journal Rankings And Representation In Mathematics Education, Samuel Otten, Ryan Andrew Nivens

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Excerpt: Publish or perish has long been the mantra academics live by. For decades, this referred to a list of publications on a researcher’s Curriculum Vitae.