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Study of Place consists of two web-based science units that give middle grades students access to technological tools and resources used by scientists, and provide opportunities for authentic inquiry about the interconnectedness of our world.
The Talking Mathematics project explored ways teachers support mathematical discourse in elementary classrooms.
Teaching Science to English Language Learners combines research findings with classroom vignettes and the perspectives of teachers to support your efforts to see diversity as a resource in the science classroom.
Despina Stylianou and Maria Blanton show how building daily instruction around mathematical argumentation can enliven your classroom and re-engage your students.
Suggestions for quick explorations known as “ten-minute math” are woven throughout the units to support and balance the in-depth work of each unit.
As a supplement to the Inquiry Project, this collection begins each curriculum with two essays—the first presents the scientist’s perspective and the second presents the child’s perspective.
The Inquiry Project takes a unique approach to a study of matter for grades 3–5, bringing together core ideas, scientific practices, and crosscutting concepts.
Use video technology to see patterns in students’ learning you couldn’t see before.
What’s the Weather? encourages students to build ideas of science content and process through hands-on and online investigation of the weather in their location.