“Although a content-neutral approach to supervision—one that emphasizes general pedagogical features such as student engagement, cognitive load, or classroom management—is undoubtedly beneficial, the best instructional leaders know that content-specific approaches are necessary to achieve real excellence.” Listen to Dr. Rebecca Lowenhaupt and Dr. Rebecca Katsch-Singer share their insights and strategies from their work in the Instructional Leadership for Science Project … Read More
The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception in San Francisco. Its website offers a place where students can explore their curiosity and discover scientific concepts through videos, reading, educational games, and other activities. Students can explore the science of music and dance and the physics of baseball or try to crack the Mayan code. They can … Read More
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Climate Change
Help your students to understand the debate surrounding the issue of climate change with the EPA’s current research, news stories, and multimedia resources that explore shifts in the earth’s climate. The agency even created a special site to help students of all ages track the effects of climate change and changing weather patterns around the world.
Crash Course Kids
Elementary Grades Science Videos (Free trial period, then subscription needed)
Multimedia lessons and course materials to assist students
Created by the National Center for Families Learning in 2010, the website has over 2000 Wonders of the Day covering a vast range of topics
Read Write Think
Practices and resources in multiple content areas.
Reading comprehension activities
Free curriculum strategies and classroom management techniques. materials,
The Bio-Digital Human
Google application that allows students to examine the human body in 3-D.