Results for "science"


  • ED 644 Fall 2016

    ED 644 Fall 2016

    This is where we will work together to learn to teach Science to adolescents.
    • 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

      • Lisa Berlinger

        Lisa Berlinger

        I am currently an Earth Science / Meteorology teacher at Brooklyn School for Music and Theatre.  I grew up in Philadelphia and attended Penn State majoring in Meteorology. My first job out of college was for a private forecasting company in Grand Forks, North Dakota. I worked as a meteorologis...

        Skills: math, science, baking

        • Gerald Ardito

          Results and Implications of a 12-Year Longitudinal Study of Science Concept Learning

          Joseph Novak has had a long career as a science educator and researcher. Much of his work focused on the role that concept mapping plays in the teaching and learning of Science. His work is foundational and this is a great first exposure. We will be revisiting these concepts throughout this co...

          Tags: novak, concept mapping, science education, ED644LearningModule1, science

          • Gerald Ardito

            The Theory Underlying Concept Maps and How to Construct Them

            This is research by Joseph Novak on the use of concept maps in teaching and learning.

            Tags: novak, concept mapping, science education, ED644LearningModule1, science

            • Gerald Ardito

              Learning Module #1 - How Do We Learn Science?

              Welcome to our first Learning Module - How Do We Learn Science? This is the first of three online learning modules that we will be explore in this course. This first one focuses on the learning of science. It is organized around a single big idea: In order to teach science effectively...

              Tags: ED644LearningModule1, learning, science, science education

              • Gerald Ardito

                Periodic Table Battleship

                This looks incredibly cool.

                Tags: science, science education, cool things, learning, teaching

                • Gerald Ardito

                  Flint Hit With Bacterial Illness as Residents Shun City Water

                  As if it wasn't already bad enough in Flint, now there is an outbreak of a nasty bacterial disease that comes from lack of hand washing. It strikes me that this would be a great article to share with students as it talks about how systems can work and about unintended/unexpected conseq...

                  Tags: science, science education, ED644LearningModule1

                  • Gerald Ardito

                    The Dizzying Grandeur of 21st-Century Agriculture

                    This is a really interesting story with incredible photography showing the size and scale of industrial agriculture.

                    Tags: science, agriculture, industrial agriculture, science education

                    • Gerald Ardito

                      Telling tales that show the brushstrokes

                      I found this to be a really powerful article that resonated with our discussion about Dewey and learning science. This will give you a sense of it:   "In this paper, I make a case for the interpretive researcher to value both reason and emotion for generating a reflective and re...

                      Tags: science, science education, constructivism, cognitive development