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This web page provides extensive background information on the Project-Based Learning instructional method. It was developed to help K-12 teachers integrate the strategies of this…
  
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This book, published in 2005 by the National Academies Press, investigates factors that influence a high school laboratory experience, looking closely at what currently takes place…
  
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Teachers are trained to develop student abilities to make sense of physical experience, understand scientific claims, articulate coherent opinions of their own, and evaluate evidence…
  
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Seamless Assessment begins with two chapters describing the concept and the 5E model. The next three chapters provide concrete examples (with samples of student work) in life, Earth,…
  
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S. Michaels, A. Shouse, and H. Schweingruber; Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
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This book is designed to acknowledge and support the work of teachers while explaining the implications of new knowledge for classroom practice. Ready, Set, Science! is an account of…
  
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At no time in history has improving science education been more important than it is today. Yet after 15 years of focused standards-based reform, improvements in U.S. science…
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L. Hsu, E. Brewe, T. Foster, and K. Harper, Am. J. Phys., 72 (9), 1147-1156 (2004).
This Resource Letter provides a guide to the literature on research in problem solving, especially in physics. The references were compiled with two audiences in mind: physicists who…
  
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This webpage offers a translation and clarification of three often misused or misunderstood technical terms used by educators and scientists. These routinely used words or jargon…
  
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This book summarizes the research into how humans learn, encompassing cognitive, neurological, cultural, and educational points of view. It explores the scientific approaches to the…
  
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The Index of Learning Styles is an on-line instrument used to assess preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global) of a…
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