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Empowering Student Voices: The Power of Equitable Discussions in Science Education with OpenSciEd

Quick Take: Our recent Snapshot Webinar on 3D learning uncovers the transformative power of OpenSciEd in fostering equitable discussions in...
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Fall 2023 Events: Experience Investigation-Centered Science with the Activate Learning Science Curriculum Team!

Fall into Investigation-Centered Science with Activate Learning The leaves are changing, and the cool breeze means autumn is here, but...
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Snapshot Strategies and Resources: Student Sensemaking in OpenSciEd

Quick Take: The second session of our Snapshot Webinars on 3-Dimensional Learning: Student Sensemaking, takes you on a journey from...
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Meet the New Curriculum Kid on the Block: The OpenSciEd High School Science Program Blasts Off!

Teachers and school leaders are pumped! Over the past 2 years, over 300 educators in 10 states have been giving...
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The Top 5 ‘Aha Moments’ from Our 3D Learning Webinar on Making Thinking Visible

Quick Take: The first session of our 5-part webinar series, Snapshot Webinars on 3-Dimensional Learning to Ignite Your Science Classroom, was...
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What is Investigation-Centered Science and How Does It Foster Hands-On STEM Education?

Quick Take: Investigation-Centered Science is pedagogical approach that emphasizes experiential learning, empowering students to actively engage in scientific investigations. IQWST...
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Activate Innovation: When It Comes to the Future of Science Kits – the Sky’s the Limit! (part 3)

QuickTake: The future of science education is being shaped by increasing digitalization, a focus on global issues, and AI. Science...
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What’s a Driving Question Board and How Does It Shift Students from Learning Science to Actively DOING Science?

Quick Take: The Driving Question Board is a powerful tool for transforming science education that prepares students for STEM careers...
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The Secret Sauce in Our Science Kits: Creating Win-Win Solutions for Teachers and School Districts (part 2)

As with any good recipe for success, there are always a few hurdles to jump. When asked about the challenges...
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