I am currently engaged in a project to collect and review some key resources on effective K-12 science instruction. My colleagues and I are digging into the following resources as a starting point. We are aware that this is not a comprehensive list but I thought I would share these resources and also ask for your help:
What key resources on effective science instruction are we missing?
What resource/strategy have you used that has shown evidence to increase student learning in science?
Designing Effective Science Instruction: What Works in Science Classrooms
How People Learn: Bridging Research & Practice
Science Formative Assessment: 75 Practical Strategies for Linking Assessment, Instruction, and Learning
Effective Science Instruction: What does research tell us?
Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8 – Executive Summary
Looking Inside the Classroom: A Study of K-12 Mathematics and Science Instruction in the United States
Classroom Observation Tools
Science Classroom Observation Guide
Observing for Evidence of Learning Model
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