Episode 037: Consensus Modelling in the NGSS Classroom with Victoria Schilling

 

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Summary:

Victoria Schilling is an 8th grade NGSS teacher who shares with us today all about how to use consensus modelling in your NGSS classroom. You’re going to want to take notes and follow her on Twitter! https://twitter.com/miss_schilling_

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Show Highlights

  • 02:00 - 03:00    Introduction to Victoria and her teaching
  • 03:30 - 07:30    Consensus modelling in the NGSS classroom
  • 07:30 - 15:00    Using consensus modelling with other NGSS tools
  • 15:00 - 18:00    Assessment in the NGSS classroom
  • 18:00 - 21:00    Experiences with consensus modelling in classrooms
  • 21:00 - 26:00    Resources for teachers

 Show Quotes 

"I kind of see the consensus model as this tool that works with the driving question board; it works with...

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016_NGSS Resources and Strategies that Work with Wanda Faye Bryant

 

  Summary:

Meet Wanda Faye Bryant, a 7th grade NGSS science teacher at Detroit Public Schools Community District. Wanda shares with us what resources and strategies she uses to successfully implement NGSS in her classroom. She describes the lessons she’s learned through four years of experience in implementing NGSS in her classroom and details various methods and exercises which have been useful in engaging students through NGSS.

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Show Notes:

In this episode we discuss...

  • Introduction of Guest Wanda Bryant,  science teacher and veteran of NGSS implementation
  • Discussion of the various NGSS training programs Bryant has experienced
  • How did Bryant approach beginning NGSS teaching?
  • The driving question board within the 3D teaching approach.
  • How to respond to student questions concerning different investigations
  • Discussion of the...
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Episode 009_Storylines and Driving Question Board with Holly Hereau

 

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Summary:

Host Margaret O´Sullivan sits with Holly Hereau. Holly Hereau has been teaching high school science since 2004. In addition to teaching, Holly works as an NGSX facilitator and a Next Generation Science Storylines consultant. In this episode, Holly tells us about her shift to teaching with storylines. She provides helpful tips and resources for teachers looking to use storylines and driving question boards in their NGSS classroom.

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  Show Notes:

  • Introduction of Holly Hereau, high school science teacher who teaches with Storylines.
  • What is a storyline? A storyline beings with an anchoring phenomenon and proceeds from there.
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