Episode 051: CER in the NGSS Classroom with Dr. Kate McNeill

 

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Summary:

The Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning (CER) model of argumentation is used in many science classrooms. Dr. Kate McNeill shares with us today tips, strategies, and tools that enhance this science and engineering practice of Engaging in Argument with Evidence. Don’t forget to check out the shownotes below for links to all the useful resources discussed in this episode and more!

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  • 01:30 - 05:00    Introduction to Kate & her work on CER (Claims, Evidence, Reasoning)
  • 05:30 - 08:30    How to help students with reasoning 
  • 08:30 - 10:30    The evolution of CER in the science education community
  • 11:00 - 15:30    How to go about teaching CER & CER across...
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Episode 039: Engaging in Argument from Evidence with Erin Sadler of Sadler Science

 

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Summary:

Erin Sadler is a 7th and 8th grade NGSS teacher and shares with us strategies and resources she uses when teaching her students to engage in argument from evidence. She also walks us through the steps she takes when creating an NGSS lesson plan. Check out the shownotes for all the resources Erin Sadler shares.

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  • 01:00 - 03:00    Erin's background teaching science
  • 03:00 - 05:30    The importance of argumentation & strategies for using argumentation in your classroom
  • 05:30 - 10:30    The CER (Claim, Evidence, Reasoning) model for argumentation
  • 10:30 - 14:00    How Erin constructs an NGSS lesson plan
  • 14:30 - 17:00    Erin's advice for teachers just starting NGSS implementation
  • 17:15 -...
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