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    • Gerald Ardito

      Agent Based Modeling Course

      I have been spending time this summer learning about Complex Adaptive Systems. I initially got interested thanks to this blog post from Jon Dron. Then, I kept diving in because it seemed so relevant to my research about the emergence of self determination in learning settings. Now, I am tak...

      Tags: complexity, complex adaptive systems, agent based modeling, research, education

      • Gerald Ardito

        Science Experiments that Outlived their Creators (pun intended)

        This is a really interesting article about science experiments that lasted a very, very long time. This might be something to share with your students.

        Tags: ed644fall2016, science, science education, research, scientists

        • Gerald Ardito

          Learning to do science: lessons from a discourse analysis of students’ laboratory reports

          This is a really interesting piece of recent research about how learning science happens in labs and lab reports.

          Tags: science, science education, laboratory learning, research

          • Gerald Ardito

            A coding tool for examining the substance of teacher professional learning and change with example cases from middle school science lesson study

            This is a really interesting study about the development of science teacher professional development.

            Tags: science, science education, research

            • Gerald Ardito

              Tools that unlock learning environments

              A new blog post about my personal learning trajectory from a fascination with technology tools to the use of technology to create powerful learning environments.

              Tags: edtech, student, autonomy, motivation, research

              • Gerald Ardito

                Principles of Instruction

                This paper discuses 12 research-based strategies for teaching.

                Tags: ed644fall2016, science, science education, research, instruction, strategies

                • Gerald Ardito

                  Designing Instruction to Improve Lifelong Inquiry Learning

                  This is a recent paper in a long body of research by Lin and Eylon, which focuses on how science students build knowledge through what they call the knowledge integration network.

                  Tags: ed644fall2016, science, science education, research, instruction, strategies

                  • Gerald Ardito

                    Research on Strategies for Teaching Science

                    For the Unit and Lesson Plans, you need to identify research that supports the strategies you are planning to use. I have put together a set of resources for you. Please add your own or comment below. 1. Rosenshine, Principles of Instruction. This paper discuses 12 research-based str...

                    Tags: ed644fall2016, science, science education, research, instruction, strategies

                    • Gerald Ardito

                      Webb's Depth of Knowledge Guide

                      From the document: Webb (1997) developed a process and criteria for systematically analyzing the alignment between standards and standardized assessments. Since then the process and criteria have demonstrated application to reviewing curricular alignment as well. This body of work offers the...

                      Tags: ed644fall2016, science, science education, research, instruction, strategies, webb, depth of knowledge, DOK

                      • Gerald Ardito

                        DOK Wheel for Teachers

                        A document with ways to operationalize Webb's Depth of Knowledge distinctions in working with students. Here is a reference to Webb's original work: Webb, N. L. (1997). Criteria for Alignment of Expectations and Assessments in Mathematics and Science Education. Research Monograph ...

                        Tags: ed644fall2016, science, science education, research, instruction, strategies, webb, depth of knowledge, DOK