Archive for the ‘Thinking Science’ category

Questioning Techniques: A Tool for Teaching Critical Thinking

Using instructional strategies that are designed to require students to analyze information critically is a great way to help them develop sound strategic thinking skills that can serve them well throughout their lifetimes. If you want your students to learn how to use critical thinking strategies, it’s important to incorporate questioning techniques designed to make [...] Powerful Resource for Math and Science Teachers

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3 Examples of Classroom Technology

If you want to provide your students with truly engaging, interactive learning experiences, consider incorporating different types of classroom technology into your lesson plans. There are many options for enhancing lessons across the curriculum with educational technology. 3 Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom:A few examples of classroom technology that you may want to [...]

Recommended Reading: Science, Creation and the Bible

Understanding Creation Science Do you want to learn more about creation science? While there are many people who argue strongly for and against the concept of pure creationism, there is growing support for the notion of creation science. Rather than asserting that it’s not possible for scientific and religious notions about the origins of humanity [...]

Keep Up with Classroom Technology

Using educational technology in the classroom is more important now than it has ever been in years’ past. Because technology is so pervasive in 21st century culture, modern students are often comfortable with technology based learning long before they ever enter a K-12 classroom. Educational Technology and Classroom Learning In order to create learning experiences [...]

Recommended Reading: Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution

Do you want to learn more about the concept of "theistic evolution"? If so, consider reading Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution. This interesting and thought provoking book is written by Christian Denis O. Lamoureux, who is both an evolutionist and an evangelical Christian. In Evolutionary Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution, Lamoureux posits [...]

Evolution: 3 Common Misunderstandings

While many people have passionate opinions about the subject of evolution, what they believe is often based on myths and misunderstandings that have been perpetuated through popular culture and emotional arguments. Before you can form an educated opinion about evolution, it’s important to make sure that you aren’t basing your opinion on misinformation. 3 Common [...]

Understanding the Benefits of Classroom Technology

Are you wondering if it’s a good idea to incorporate modern educational technology into your classroom? Whether your job involves teaching math and science or you are responsible for teaching language arts, social studies, or another topic, it’s a fact that properly using classroom technology can create an inclusive, engaging learning environment that maximizes student [...]

Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction

If you’re a K-12 teacher whose job involves teaching science, it’s a good idea to educate yourself on the facts and controversies surrounding the issues of evolution and creationism. Evolution vs. Creationism: An Introduction, written by Eugenie C. Scott, Ph.D., Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is an excellent resource on [...]

Educational Technology for Math and Science Classes

Incorporating classroom technology into lesson plans can be a great way to create rich, engaging learning activities for students. There are many ways that educational technology can be used for teaching math and science. While technology can’t replace the substance of curriculum, it can certainly be used as a way to enhance the learning experience. [...]