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Episode 046: OpenSciEd NGSS Units with Jim Ryan

 

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Summary:

Meet OpenSciEd executive director, Jim Ryan. He tells us all about the FREE high quality design badge units just released for grades 6-8. Even if you aren’t a middle school teacher, you will learn the process that went into creating and field testing NGSS units. If you are a middle school teacher, you must try out one of these units!! They have thought of everything! Listen to the interview and check out the show notes.

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Show Highlights

  • 02:15 - 11:30    Introduction to Jim & OpenSciEd
  • 12:00 - 17:00    The process for creating & field-testing OpenSciEd curriculum
  • 17:00 - 21:00    Developing OpenSciEd curriculum for elementary and/or high school science
  • 21:00 - 25:00    Adjusting OpenSciEd...
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Episode 040: How to Begin the School Year with NGSS with Nicole Bolduc

 

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Summary:

Back in Episode 037 with Victoria Schilling, she told us how her 8th graders came in with solid routines and classroom culture norms conducive to the NGSS style of teaching because her 7th grade teacher colleague taught  and practiced those routines and norms in the previous school year. So, I just had to get that teacher, Nicole Bolduc, on the show to tell us how she does that! And she sure does deliver. Get your notebook out for notes and be prepared to listen a few times. She has everything you need to know to get your school year off on the right track! Thank you Nicole!

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Show Highlights

  • 08:30 - 14:00    Introduction to Nicole & how she starts the year with NGSS
  • 14:00 - 21:00    Small group modelling & large group discussions
  • 21:00...
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