Posts Tagged: Math

What’s in a Grade?

In ninth grade, I did a leaf collection project for my biology class. My grandfather, a science professor, and my dad, a medical doctor, helped me make sure that my…
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Growth Mindset

Carol S. Dweck, author of the book Mindset, has spent decades in research about the factors, which impact achievement and success. She has found that intelligence and talent are not…
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Science Vocabulary Instruction

Reliance on standardized tests has increased dramatically over the past few decades, as witnessed by sales that grew from $7 million in 1955 to more than $267 million in 1997…
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Making a Case for Project-based Learning

STEM is now the hot topic in science education around the world! Why is that? How can this change in the focus of science education possibly prepare our students for…
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Literacy in Science and Scientific Literacy

In a conversation with my younger brother, who is the residential and commercial plumbing inspector for one of the large counties in northwest Ohio, we were talking about the time…
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