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What can frosty mornings teach us?

What can frosty mornings teach us?

Much of Iowa has had some beautiful natural views the past few days.  The weather conditions have provided us with some breathtaking landscapes and amazing scenery with “frost” covered trees and bushes.  Hopefully, you have been able...

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Seeking complexity

Seeking complexity

Recently while attending a Corwin webinar on The Distance Learning Playbook, author Doug Fisher said something that really highlights the importance of providing students with depth and complexity over recall. During that webinar, Doug said, “If a...

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Physics for the win

Physics for the win

Central Rivers science consultants have been hosting the Paper Roller Coaster Challenge since 2017 and have been able to offer it in a rotation at all three of our office locations.  The intent of the Paper Roller...

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A closer look at assessment in science

A closer look at assessment in science

In a commencement address at Western New England University in 2012, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson provided this parable…students are asked to give the correct spelling of the word “cat.”  One student spells it correctly as “C-A-T”. The...

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