One product of the Shell Education and Lesley University collaboration is Teaching to Text Complexity, from authors Mary Ann Cappiello and Erika Thulin Dawes. // #shelleducation and #lesleyuniversity are co-developing #new timely and topical resources! #classroomresources #professionaldevelopment #commoncore #ccss #contentareas #textevaluation #inquiry #math #science
Mayan Mysteries, iPad, Free Solve puzzles, gather clues and solve the mystery to catch the thief in this social studies app. Users explore the ancient Maya culture in this hands-on archaeological adventure as they compete to reach a mythical city. The game features 8 real Maya sites, 25+ challenging puzzles, 200+ Maya topics for exploration, puzzles https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mayan-mysteries/id582762699?mt=8
Tips for Cultivating Innovative Thinking in Your Classroom
“Almost every teacher has faced the challenge of helping students make sense of some data set; many times, that teacher has sat there, scratched his or her head, and wondered how to help the students make sense of the data they collected.” (NSTA Press p. x) --Michael Bowen, Anthony Bartley
The March issue of Science & Children is now online! This issue offers engaging ideas, strategies, and resources for helping your students understand how the parts of an ecosystem interact. Be sure to check out this month's free article, "Our World Without Decomposers: How Scary!"