In this issue, the high school edition of Science
Class will focus on Engage
Your Students! Each theme
will be supported by a range of NSTA-approved teaching resources:
news stories, Internet SciLinks, books, and NSTA journal articles.
To view the elementary and middle level versions of Science
Class, please click on the links to your left.
ENGAGE YOUR STUDENTS!
Engaging your students in science can be a daunting task or an
exciting adventure. No matter how you look at it, you can encourage
your students to take ownership of material and become problem solvers.
For instance, you can have your students participate in a hands-on
project in the classroom or encourage them to use their inquiry
and problem-solving skills through participation in an international
This month's issue of Science Class can help you learn of
several resources to engage your students in science.
Engage Your Students in the News
How can you engage your students in the field of science? Read
this article from The Tennessean for some exciting and creative
Article summaries provided by the NSTA WebNews Service.
Click here to read the latest:
Your Students on the Net
is a web-based service from NSTA that provides online content
chosen for selected keywords. In this month's high school journal,
The Science Teacher, NSTA members read "The Tablecloth
Trick, Take II." The link to that article is:
The keyword from that article is:
Articles on Engage Your Students
The following journal articles provide you with ideas for classroom
lessons and activities to engage your students.
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to Engage Your Students
Click here to view the list of books that will engage your students:
As another school year begins, we are mindful that teachers are
struggling with countless challenges. For many, the greatest challenge
stems from the No Child Left Behind Act. The August issue of Education
Week discusses the particulars of the act and what they mean
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