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Putting Understanding First

a.k.a. Starting Higher on Bloom’s Taxonomy In my science courses I am working on re-framing the current curriculum into an inquiry framework.  Often, the emphasis in planning & instruction is placed on the acquisition of background knowledge with higher order … Continue reading

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Accommodating in Science

This week I had the privilege of sharing with the Gladstone Science Department a framework (and evidence that supports it) that allows for all students to experience more success in science keeping in mind that change should be manageable. In practice, … Continue reading

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Understanding by Design

My #1 recommended read for any teacher. Read the first chapter for free here. You can read about the impact it had on me here.

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