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Episode 028: Integrating Crosscutting Concepts into 3D Learning with Sarah J. Fick PhD

 

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Summary:

Meet Sarah J. Fick, PhD. Sarah works with a team of researchers to develop curriculum materials that support learning environments focused on using the crosscutting concepts and science and engineering practices to support students knowledge building of science and engineering disciplinary core ideas. In this episode, we talk about 3 roles of CCC in 3D learning.

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 Show Highlights

  • 08:00 - 12:00   Thinking about how disciplinary core ideas and cross-cutting concepts intersect + an example using systems and watersheds
  • 12:15 - 14:45   Explicitly teaching cross-cutting concepts
  • 15:00 - 22:20   How cross-cutting concepts appear in conceptual models + highlighting student understanding in their models
  • 22:30 - 27:30   A recap of Sarah's NSTA presentation
  • 27:45 - 00:00   Sarah talks about the cross-cutting concepts lesson templates that her research group has created + give an example

 Show Quotes 

"The way that students were using the terms for the cross-cutting concept I think made their models more than just models. They incorporated the cross-cutting concept aspect and the systems aspect into their model." [17:10 - 17:20] Sarah J. Fick, PhD

"The modeling practice starts at a very young age, and I think it's a really great way for younger students who may not be as proficient with their writing to express their ideas about how things work -- really getting them to show what they think is happening even if they can't see it." [21:40 - 22:15] Sarah J. Fick, PhD

"How do the cross-cutting concepts play a role in what you're already teaching that you could then build on to support students to see what that role is? Because I think often the role that the cross-cutting concepts are playing is invisible to the students. So how can we make that more visible?" [27:15-27:30] Sarah J. Fick, PhD 

 Resources

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Template With examples: https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/pdfpodcastngs/CCC+Template+Examples.pdf

 

Blank Template: https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/pdfpodcastngs/CCC_Templates.pdf

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