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The New Normal

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Release Date: 11/19/2020

Culturally Responsive Teaching show art Culturally Responsive Teaching

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I was recently reading the March/April 2021 issue of “Science and Children” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read the “Editor’s Note” section, written by Elizabeth Barrett-Zahn. Elizabeth wrote an article entitled, “Culturally Responsive Teaching.” At the heart of Culturally Responsive and Relevant Teaching is a willingness to listen, reflect, and celebrate the richness that cultural and linguistic diversity has to offer.

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Best STEM Trade Books for Middle School Students show art Best STEM Trade Books for Middle School Students

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The National Science Teaching Association in collaboration with the Children’s Book Council released the 2021 list of the Best STEM Trade Books for Students. In this podcast we look at the 7 books recommended for students in grades 6 - 8. • All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team • Beastly Bionics: Rad Robots, Brilliant Biomimicry, and Incredible Inventions Inspired by Nature • Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM • Galileo! Galileo! • Machines That

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Best STEM Trade Books for Third - Fifth Grade Students show art Best STEM Trade Books for Third - Fifth Grade Students

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The National Science Teaching Association in collaboration with the Children’s Book Council released the 2021 list of the Best STEM Trade Books for Students. In this podcast we look at the 5 books recommended for students in grades 3 - 5. • Ada Lovelace • Machines in Motion: The Amazing History of Transportation • Marie’s Ocean: Marie Tharp Maps the Mountains Under the Sea • Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics • “Smelly” Kelly and His Super Senses • Wood, Wire, Win

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Best STEM Trade Books for Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Students show art Best STEM Trade Books for Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Students

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The National Science Teaching Association in collaboration with the Children’s Book Council released the 2021 list of the Best STEM Trade Books for Students. In this podcast we look at the 5 books recommended for K-2 Students. • Gnu and Shrew • Jumbo: The Making of the Boeing 747 • Mission to the Bottom of the Sea • Newton and Curie: The Science Squirrels • The Polio Pioneer

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River Herring: A Citizen Science Project show art River Herring: A Citizen Science Project

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I was recently reading the March/April 2021 issue of “Science Scope” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read the section “Citizen Science” written by Jill Nugent. Jill wrote an article entitled “The Return of the River Herring.” The Mystic River Herring Education Project is an online citizen science project with a user-friendly website full of information and resources. To engage in the citizen science project, student will visit the project home page an

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Careers in Entomology show art Careers in Entomology

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I was recently reading the January/February 2021 issue of “The Science Teacher” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read the section “Career of the Month” written by Luba Vangelova. Luba wrote an article entitled “Entomologist Ary Faraji.” Entomologists study insects and may work for educational or research institutions, government agencies, private industry, and consulting. Ary Faraji works as an entomologist in a local government agency in Salt Lake Cit

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Field Trips Last a Lifetime show art Field Trips Last a Lifetime

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I was recently reading the January/February 2021 issue of “The Science Teacher” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read the section “Current Science Classroom” written by Chris Anderson. Chris wrote an article entitled “Field Trips Last a Lifetime.” Nothing can replace the authenticity and impact of an in-person field experience for kids, however, until the public health and school funding battles are won it’s up to us to get creative and bring the wor

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Instant Wild: A Citizen Science Project show art Instant Wild: A Citizen Science Project

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I was recently reading the January/February 2021 issue of “The Science Teacher” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association.  In this issue, I read the section “Citizen Science” written by Jill Nugent. She wrote an article entitled “A Window to the Wild.” “Instant Wild” is a Citizen Science project that brings you live images from cameras around the world. Students can tag the animals to help conservation research. You can visit the “Instant Wild” website at: https://inst

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What is Engineering? show art What is Engineering?

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I was recently reading the January/February 2021 issue of “Science & Children” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read an article written by Matt Bobrowsky. His article was entitled “Q: Can a Simple Engineering Project Be Used to Teach Some Science?.” Within the article, the author takes a quick look at the difference between science and engineering. Science increases our knowledge about the universe and our surroundings in a systematic way, while engineerin

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Pinterest show art Pinterest

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I was recently reading the January/February 2021 issue of “Science & Children” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read an article written by Ryan S. Nixon, Shannon L. Navy, Sarah Barnett, Marissa Johnson, and Delaney Larson. Their article was entitled “Pinning and Planning: Five Tips for Using Pinterest to Teach Science.” Pinterest is an online resource that teachers seem to enjoy and find useful. Pinterest is a social media website where individuals can boo

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I was recently reading the September/October 2020 issue of “Science Teacher” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association.  In this issue, I read the “Current Science Classroom“ column written by Chris Anderson.  Her article was entitled “The New Normal.”

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