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Learning Intentions in Intermediate Science

Question: Hope things are going well…I’m sure you’re super busy now we’ve already reached mid-term.  For my inquiry in my class I’m working on sharing my learning intentions with my students in writing.  I’d also like to work on it … Continue reading

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My first attempt at whiteboarding…without the whiteboards

Originally posted on ThomsonScience:
I’ve got a flurry of firsts going on here! I love it. I’ve been inspired to go beyond my normal routine lately by quite a few of the members of my PLN on Twitter. Last week…

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Draft Science K-10 Curriculum

The current draft of the new K-10 Science Curriculum for BC is available on the BC Science Teachers Association website. Comments and feedback are welcome and encouraged. Background and some context for Transforming BC’s Curriculum.

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Learning Science through Inquiry Workshop

Slides from Learning Science Through Inquiry.pdf Invitation to Inquiry – Grid Summary.pdf Process Skill rubric.pdf Pennies on a Bridge Inquiry Card – used for the DRiVe activity If you want more then check out what’s on offer this August up … Continue reading

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Sct 11: End of Unit Forensics “Test”

A guest post from Sarah Bretherton, a VSB science teacher. The students went to the crime scene in groups and had to stay on the other side of the police tape. Having already reviewed the story of the crime, the … Continue reading

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Learning through Inquiry: QFT & the BC Curriculum

In a recent guest post, HS Science teacher Carl Sommerfeld shared how he used the Question Formulation Technique (aka QFT) to provide structure for students to ask questions that would guide a unit of study. One of the key facets of the … Continue reading

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Make Just One Change: In Your Biology 12 Classroom

A guest post by Carl Sommerfeld, a science teacher at John Oliver Secondary where he shares his experience of “teaching students to ask their own questions” by using the question formulation technique shared in the book “Make Just One Change”. Recently I decided … Continue reading

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