Mi-STAR Webinar

Huntoon, J.E., Oppliger, D., Robeck, E., Hoover, M., 2017, NGSS Curriculum Development: Lessons Learned from the Mi-STAR Program (Webinar): The National Association of Geoscience Teachers, February 9, 2017.

Mi-STAR Publications and Presentations

2017

Bergman, B.G. and Burkett, E., Assessing Student Learning about Global Climate Change through Science and Engineering Practices: 2017 NARST Annual International Conference, April 22-27, 2017, San Antonio, Texas. 

Bergman, B.G., Burkett,  E., and Huntoon, J.E., 2017,  The Effect of Teacher Pedagogical Beliefs on Student Learning of Climate Change Concepts and Scientific Practices: Ecological Society of America Conference, August 6-11, 2017, Portland, Oregon. 

Bergman, B.G., Miller, A., and Huntoon, J.E., 2017, The Benefits and Challenges of Teacher Learning Through NGSS-aligned Curriculum Development: Association for Science Teacher Education Conference, January 12-14, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa. 

Bergman, B.G., Tubman, S.C., Gochis, E., and Huntoon, J.E., A Progression and Bundling Model for Developing Integrated, Socially-relevant Science and Engineering Curricula Aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, Grades 6-8: Poster presentation, NARST Annual International Conference, April 22-27, 2017, San Antonio, Texas. 

Bergman, B.G., Tubman, S.C., and Huntoon, J.E., 2017,  How Do Professional Development and Implementation of Reformā€based Curriculum Affect Teacher Attitudes and Confidence to Implement the Reform?: AERA Annual Meeting, April 27- May 1, 2017, San Antonio, Texas. 

Bergman, B.G., Tubman, S.C., and Kahler, D., 2017, Tools for Scaffolding Argumentation to Engage Students and Build Understanding: National Science Teachers Association National Conference, March 30- April 2, 2017, Los Angeles, California. 
 
Bujalski, D., McIntrye, B., and Matthys, A., 2017, Making Decisions Regarding Michigan’s Changing Ecosystems: A Mi-STAR Unit: Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Novi, Michigan. 

Cliff, K. and Sutton, K., 2017, Modeling Energy Transformation Systems to Get Off the Grid: A Mi-STAR Unit: Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Novi, Michigan. 

Davis, J.M, 2017, Field Notes: Solving the Purple Loosestrife Problem with Citizen Scientists: ASCD Express, Global Ready Students, Vol. 12, Issue 9, January 13, 2017. Available online at http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol12/1209-davis.aspx. 
 
Geerer, C., 2017, Maybe We Can Get Along: A More Civil Society with Argumentation: Michigan Science Teachers Association Newsletter, Winter 2017, Volume 69.1, p. 24. Available online at http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.msta-mich.org/resource/resmgr/newsletter_pdfs/0270117_MSTA_WINTER_NEWSLETT.pdf. 

Grazul, K., Kahler, D., Bluth, G., and Gochis, E., 2017, Asking Questions About Our Changing Climate: A Mi-STAR Unit: Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Novi, Michigan. 
 
Gonczi, A. L., Bergman, B. G., and  Huntoon, J. E., presented accepted, Give Me That Cookie! Middle School Students’ Understanding of and Learning about Competition: 2018 NARST Annual International Conference, March 10-13, 2018, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Gonczi, A., Bergman, B.G., and Huntoon, J.E., 2017, How Middle School Students Conceptualize and Learn about Competition and Invasive Species: Ecological Society of America Conference, August 6-11, 2017, Portland, Oregon. 

Gonczi, A., Bergman, B.G., and Huntoon, J.E., 2017, NGSS Aligned Problem-Based Instruction: Helping all Students Understand Ecology: 2017 NARST Annual International Conference, April 22-27, 2017, San Antonio, Texas. 

Gonczi, A., Bergman, B.G., Huntoon, J.E., Allen, R., McIntyre, B., Turner, S., Davis, J.M., and Handler, R., 2017, Decision Matrices: Tools to Enhance Middle School Engineering Instruction: Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, January 25, 2017.  Available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00368121.2016.1264922. 

Goodrich, M., 2017, Updated Mi-STAR Academy Included in Free NGSS Workshops for Michigan Science Teachers: Michigan Science Teachers Association Newsletter, Winter 2017, Volume 69.1, p. 21. Available online at http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.msta-mich.org/resource/resmgr/newsletter_pdfs/0270117_MSTA_WINTER_NEWSLETT.pdf 

Grazul, K., Bergman, B.G., Galen, C., Bjogo-Thorne, K., and Gochis, E., 2017,  Learning Activities and Tools for Teaching Global Climate Change through Student-Centered Explorations: Ecological Society of America Conference, August 6-11, 2017, Portland, Oregon. 

Grazul, K., Kahler, D., Bluth, G., and Gochis, E., 2017, Asking Questions About Our Changing Climate: A Mi-STAR Unit: Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Novi, Michigan. 
 
Handler, R., 2017, How I Learned to Engage Fourth-Graders with a Simple Anchoring Phenomenon: Michigan Science Teachers Association Newsletter, Summer 2017, Volume 69.3, p. 9-10. Available online at http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.msta-mich.org/resource/resmgr/newsletter_pdfs/1380817_MSTA_Summer_NEWSLETT.pdf. 
 
Huntoon, J.E., Oppliger, D., Robeck E.C., Gochis, E.E., Tubman, S., Wojick, C.L., Mattox, S.R., 2017, Mi-STAR: Implementing the Framework and NGSS in Middle Schools in Michigan (invited presentation): 2017 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Seattle, WA, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 49, No. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-303093. 

Huntoon, J.E., Oppliger, D., Robeck, E., and Hoover, M., 2017, NGSS Curriculum Development: Lessons Learned from the Mi-STAR Program (Webinar): American Geosciences Institute and National Association of Geoscience Teachers, February 9, 2017. Available online at: http://nagt.org/nagt/profdev/workshops/ngss_summit/curriculum_development/index.html. 
 
Kessler, C., Good, J., Tubman, S., and Lysne, C., 2017, Reducing Natural Hazard Risk: A Mi-STAR Unit: Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Novi, Michigan. 
 
Matthys, A., Allen, R., Kahler, D.,Tubman, S., and Bergman, B.,  2017, Learning About Ecosystem Management Through NGSS: Developing Solutions to Invasive Species Using Science and Engineering Practices: National Science Teachers Association National Conference, March 30- April 2, 2017, Los Angeles, California. 

Matthys, A, Bergman, B.G., Galen, C., and Bjogo-Thorne, K., 2017, Strategies to Engage Middle and High School Students in Ecological Learning: Ecological Society of America Conference, August 6-11, 2017, Portland, Oregon. 

Matthys, A., Bergman, B.G., Gonczi, A., Tubman, S., and Huntoon, J.E., 2017, Comparing Ecological Classroom Activities Reveals Characteristics of Hgh Quality Educational Outreach: Poster Presentation, Ecological Society of America Conference, August 6-11, 2017, Portland, Oregon. 

Matthys, A., Swanson, J., and Gochis, E, 2017, Defining and Modeling Community Water Problems: A Mi-STAR Unit: Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Novi, Michigan. 
 
Oppliger, D., Bergman, B.G., and McIntyre, B., 2017, Getting to Know the MSS-aligned Mi-STAR Curriculum for Middle Grades: Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Novi, Michigan. 
 
Swanson, J., 2017, Mi-STAR Units Allow Middle School Students to Figure Out Science Concepts for Themselves: Michigan Science Teachers Association Newsletter, Spring  2017, Volume 69.2, p. 9-10. Available online at https://c.ymcdn.com/sites/msta-mich.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/newsletter_pdfs/1000517_MSTA_SPRING_NEWSLETT.pdf 

Tubman, S.,  Allen, R., Kahler, D., Bergman, B.G., and Matthys, T., 2017, Keepin’ It Real: How to Plan Three-Dimensional Lessons That Hook Students on Real Problems: National Science Teachers Association National Conference, March 30- April 2, 2017, Los Angeles, California. 
 
Turner, S., Stinson, R., and Houston, W., 2017, Natural Resources, Thermal Energy, and the Life of the Stuff We Make: A Mi-STAR Unit: Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, March 23-25, 2017, Novi, Michigan. 

2016

Bergman, B.G., Babb, J., Tubman, S., Huntoon, J.E., 2016, Lessons in Designing Public School Curriculum that Promotes Stewardship across Demographics: North American Association of Environmental Education Annual Conference, October 18-22, Madison, Wisconsin. 

Bergman, B.G., Gochis, E.,  Huntoon, J.E.,  Wojick,  C., Tubman, S., Baltenspberger, B., and Oppliger, D., 2016, Mi-STAR Themes in the Development of NGSS Integrated Science Curriculum: Poster presentation, Create for STEM Mini-Conference. February 26, 2016, Lansing, Michigan. 

Bergman, B.G. and  Huntoon, J.E., 2016,  Leveraging Educational Policy to Inspire Students as Engaged Citizens: Opportunities and Lessons Learned:  2016 Imagining America Conference. October 6-8, 2016, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

Bergman, B.G. and Huntoon., J.E., 2016, Sustaining Student Interest in Science: Are the Practices Enough?: Journal of the Michigan Science Teachers Association, 61: 20-27. 

Bergman, B.G., Huntoon, J.E., Tubman, S.C., Gochis, E., Lark, A.,Bowman, L., Wojick, C.L., and Oppliger, D, 2016, A Practical Tool for Motivating Students to Design Solutions to Real-World Challenges at the Intersection of Science and Society:  National Science Teachers Association Ohio Area Conference, December 1-3, 2016, Columbus, Ohio. 
 
Bergman, B.G., Tubman, S.C., Gochis, E. , Huntoon, J.E., 2016, A Progression and Bundling Model for Developing Integrated, Socially-relevant Science and Engineering Curricula Aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, Grades 6-8: Journal of the Michigan Science Teachers Association, Fall 2016, Vol. 61.2, pp. 13-38.   Available online at http://www.msta-mich.org/?page=Journal. 
 
Bergman, B.G., Tubman, S.C., Huntoon, J.E., Wojick, C., 2016, Issues and Opportunities for Inquiry-based Ecological Education: Ecological Society of America Conference, August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 
 
Derishmer, R.C., Peek-Brown, D., Bergman, B.G., Brown, S.I. and Conn, J., 2016, Examples of How Higher Education is Supporting Teachers with NGSS: Panel discussion, Michigan Science Teachers Association 63rd Annual Conference, March 3-5, 2016, Lansing, Michigan. 

Donovan, J., 2016, New Science for Researchers of Tomorrow: Michigan Technological University Research Magazine, 2016, p. 8-10. Available online at http://www.mtu.edu/magazine/research/2016/stories/mi-star/. 

Donovan, J., 2016, New Way to Explore: Science Education Gets a Makeover: Tech Century, V.21/N.4, Winter 2016-17, pp. 30-31. Available online at https://issuu.com/techcentury/docs/tcv21n4. 
 
Gochis, E., Windiate, G., Turner, S., and Bowman, L., 2016, What’s in Your Walls? Teaching Sustainability through NGSS: Michigan Science Teachers Association 63rd Annual Conference, March 3-5, 2016, Lansing, Michigan. 
 
Huntoon, J.E., Bergman, B.G., Gochis, E., Tubman, S., Robeck, E., and Hoover, M, 2016, Mi-STAR Teacher Professional Development to Support Implementation of NGSS-aligned Three-dimensional Curriculum and Assessments: Geological Society of America Conference. September 25-28, 2016, Denver, Colorado. 
 
Huntoon, J.E., Oppliger, D., Bergman, B.G., Wojick, C., and McIntyre, B., 2016,  Michigan Science Teaching and Assessment Reform: Dow STEM Summit, May 11, 2016, Saginaw, Michigan. 
 
Kahler, D. and Grazul, K., 2016, Piloting a Mi-STAR Unit on Climate Change with Eighth Graders: Michigan Science Teachers Association Newsletter, Fall 2016, Vol. 68.4, pp. 10-11. Available online at https://c.ymcdn.com/sites/msta-mich.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/newsletter_pdfs/2016_msta_fall_newsletter_fi.pdf. 
 
KPS Teachers Working to Revamp Middle-School Science Education: Excelsior, Kalamazoo Public Schools, December 2016, Vol.19, Issue 11, p. 6. Available online at http://www.kalamazoopublicschools.com/Home/TabId/56/ArtMID/1033/ArticleID/28/Teachers-Helping-Revamp-Science-Plan.aspx. 

Lark, A., Bergman, B.G., and Huntoon, J.E., 2016. Curriculum Development as Professional Development:  Creating Teacher Leaders Through the Mi-STAR Initiative:  Michigan Science Teachers Association Newsletter, Winter 2016, p. 27-28. Available online at http://www.msta-mich.org/?page=Newsletters. 
 
Mi-STAR Teacher Honored for Teaching Excellence, 2017, Michigan Science Teachers Association Newsletter, Winter 2017, Volume 69.1, p. 20. Available online at http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.msta-mich.org/resource/resmgr/newsletter_pdfs/0270117_MSTA_WINTER_NEWSLETT.pdf. 
 
Oppliger, D., 2016, Update on Mi-STAR Curriculum Development, Pilot Testing and Field Testing: Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD Science Leaders Meeting, October 19, 2016. 

Oppliger, D., 2016, Update on Mi-STAR Curriculum Development, Pilot Testing and Field Testing: Genesee ISD Science Leaders Meeting, October 24, 2016. 

Oppliger, D., 2016, Update on Mi-STAR Curriculum Development, Pilot Testing and Field Testing: Macomb County ISD Teacher Leader Meeting, September 11, 2016. 
 
Oppliger, S., 2016, Update on Mi-STAR Curriculum Development, Pilot Testing and Field Testing: Mi SCI Professional Learning Community, Macomb County ISD, October 13, 2016. 

Oppliger, S. and Oppliger, D, 2016, Update on Mi-STAR Curriculum Development, Pilot Testing and Field Testing: Delta School ISD, September 19, 2016. 

Oppliger, S. and Oppliger, D, 2016, Update on Mi-STAR Curriculum Development, Pilot Testing and Field Testing: Michigan Math and Science Center Network Quarterly Meeting, Alpena, MI, September 22, 2016. 
 
Tubman, S.C., Bergman, B.G., Huntoon, J.E., 2016, Learning Ecosystem Management with NGSS: Developing Solutions to Invasive Species Using Science and Engineering Practices: National Science Teachers Association Ohio Area Conference. December 1-3, 2016, Columbus, Ohio. 

Tubman, S.C., Bergman, B.G, Huntoon, J.E., 2016, To What Extent Should Students Learn Science Content Through Engaging in the Practice of Doing Science? Teacher Beliefs and NGSS Attitudes vs. Reported Classroom Practice: Journal of the Michigan Science Teachers Association, Fall 2016, Vol. 61.2, pp. 15-22. 
 
Tubman, S., Grivins, J., Bergman, B., and Kahler, D., 2016, Three-Dimensional Learning in Your Classroom: Applying NGSS through Michigan Themes: Michigan Science Teachers Association 63rd Annual Conference, March 3-5, 2016, Lansing, Michigan. 

Tubman, S., McIntyre, B., Allen, R., and Matthys, T., 2016, Stability and Change in Michigan Ecosystems: An Example Mi-STAR Unit, Michigan Science Teachers Association 63rd Annual Conference, March 3-5, 2016, Lansing, Michigan. 

Tubman, S., Matthys, A., Bergman, B.G., Davis, J., Martin Davis, J., Huntoon, J.E, and Wojick, C., 2016, The Importance of Engaging Ecology Students in First-hand Classroom Experiences with NGSS. Poster presentation: Ecological Society of America Conference, August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

Windiate, G., Bowman, L. and Bergman, B.G., 2016, Insulation Inspiration:  Michigan Science Teachers Association 2016 Summer Newsletter, p. 14-15. Available online at: http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.msta-mich.org/resource/resmgr/newsletter_pdfs/1570816_MSTA_SUMMER_NEWSLETT.pdf. 

2015

Bergman, B.G., Huntoon, J.E., Wojick, C., Baltensperger, B., and Lark, A., 2015, Empowering Teachers to Facilitate Multidisciplinary Learning: Learning Forward Conference. December 5-9, 2015, National Harbor, Maryland. 

Bergman, B.G., Huntoon, J.E., Wojick, C., Baltensperger, B., and Lark, A., 2015, Mechanisms for Researching Formative Assessment of Science Practices North American Association of Environmental Education Research Symposium, October 14-15, 2015, San Diego, California. 

Bergman, B.G., Huntoon, J.E., Wojick, C., Baltensperger, B., and Lark, A., 2015, Reconsidering the scale and scope of Environmental Education through NGSS: North American Association of Environmental Education Conference, October 15-18, 2015, San Diego, California. 

Bergman, B.G., Huntoon, J.E., Wojick, C., Baltensperger, B., and Lark, A., 2015, Scaling up Education for Earth Stewardship: The 100th Anniversary Ecological Society of America Conference. COS 121-7.  Available online at: http://eco.confex.com/eco/2015/webprogram/Paper56434.html 

Bergman, B.G. and Kahler, D. 2015. Envisioning Assessment Under the New Michigan Science Standards: Michigan Science Teachers Association 2015 Fall Newsletter. Available online at: https://c.ymcdn.com/sites/msta-mich.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/Newsletter_PDFs/2291015_MSTA_FALL_NEWSLETTER.pdf 

Bergman, B.G., Lark, A., Huntoon, J.E., Wojick, C., Baltensperger, B., and Tubman, S., 2015, Lessons in Collaborative Development of NGSS-supported Integrated Science Curricula for Michigan Through the Mi-STAR Initiative: Reno Regional National Science Teachers Association Conference, October 22–24, 2015, Reno, Nevada. 

Bergman, B.G., Lark, A., Huntoon, J.E., Wojick, C., Baltensperger, B., Tubman, S., Gochis, E., Davis, J., Jackson, M., and Guth, A., 2015, NGSS-focused Integrated Science Education in Michigan Middle Schools: The Mi-STAR Initiative: Kansas City Regional National Science Teachers Association Conference, December 3-5, 2015, Kansas City, Missouri. 
 
Gochis, E., Davis, J., Miller, A., and Tubman, S., 2015, Integrated Middle School STEM Curriculum Addressing the Three Dimensions of NGSS: Michigan Science Teacher Association Annual Conference, February 26-28, 2015. Available online at: http://mi-star-blog.it.mtu.edu/wp-content/Publications%20and%20Presentations/MSTA-MiSTAR-Presentation.pdf. 

Gochis, E., and Huntoon, J., 2015, Mi-STAR: Designing Integrated Science Curriculum to Address the Next Generation Science Standards and Their Foundations: American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Available online at: https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm15/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/85615. 

Gochis, E., Huntoon, J.E., and Guth, A.L. (Eds.), 2015, Mi-STAR Committee on Theme Development: Mi-STAR Curricular Themes. 3 pp.  Available online at: http://mi-star-blog.it.mtu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Mi-STAR-Curricular-Themes.pdf. 

Gochis, E., Huntoon, J., Wojick, C.L., Baltensperger, B., Bergman, B., Tubman, S., Savonen, B., Davis, J., and Jackson, M., 2015, Mi-STAR Themes Demonstrate Geoscience’s Role in the Development of NGSS Integrated Science Curriculum: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Paper 33-8. Available online at: https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper264286.html. 
 
Gochis, E., Tubman, S., Bowman, L., Mattox, S., Oppliger, D., and Handler, R., 2015, Conserving Our Nonrenewable Resources: Developing a Theme-Based, NGSS-Aligned Integrated Science Unit Using the Mi-STAR Method: Geophysical Information for Teachers (GIFT) Workshop, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 14-15, 2015, San Francisco, California. 
 
Guth, A., Savonen, B., Tyrrell, J., Huntoon, J., Gochis, E., and Robeck, E., 2015, Identifying Student Conception to Enhance Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Aligned Curricula: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Paper 58-7.  Available online at https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper266122.html. 

Huntoon, J.E., Gochis, E., Bergman, B., Tubman, S., Savonen, B., Guth, A., Davis, J., and Jackson, M., 2015, Mi-STAR: University and K-12 Educators Partner to Improve Science Education in Michigan: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Paper 58-6. Available online at: https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper264847.html. 

Huntoon, J.E., and Grivins, J., 2015, Mi-STAR: A Partnership for Progress: Michigan Science Teachers Association 2015 Summer Newsletter, p. 19-20. Available online at: http://www.msta-mich.org/?page=Newsletters. 
 
Mattox, S., Huntoon, J., Gochis, E., Guth, A., Savonen, B., Tubman, S., Robeck, E., Bergman, B., Grivins, J., and Sobolak, C., 2015, The Mi-STAR Model: Integration of Profession and Curriculum Development to Address NGSS at the Middle School Level: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Paper 58-8. Available online at https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper260550.html. 
 
Oppliger, S., 2015, Integrated Middle School STEM Curriculum Addressing the Three Dimensions of NGSS: Presentation to the Michigan Science and Math Center Network, September 23, 2015, Traverse City, Michigan. 

Tubman, S., Bowman, L.J., Grazul, K., Rizley, K., Guth, A.L., Gochis, E.E., Huntoon, J.E., and Mattox, S.R., 2015, Learning the Three Dimensions of NGSS Through Earth Science Applications: Three Examples from the Mi-STAR Curriculum: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Paper 58-9.  Available online at: https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2015AM/webprogram/Paper269482.html. 

Publications of Interest



Alberta Education, 2007, Primary programs framework – Curriculum Integration: Making Connections: 9 p. (Available online at: http://education.alberta.ca/media/656618/curr.pdf)

Beane, J., 1991, The Middle School: The Natural Home of Integrated Curriculum: Educational Leadership, v. 49, n. 2, p. 9-13. (Available online at: http://middlegradescurriculum.yolasite.com/resources/The%20Natural%20Home%20of%20Integrated%20Curriculum.pdf)

Beitzel, B., 2012, Information-Processing Theory for Classroom Teachers: OpenStax CNX. Jan 25, 2012 (Avaialble online at: http://cnx.org/contents/76ab54a7-ac56-4825-9641-9e7a8bd53e56@1/Information-Processing_Theory_)

Ben-Peretz, M., 1975, The concept of curriculum potential: Curriculum Theory Network, v. 5, n. 2, p. 151-159. (Available online at: http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1179278?uid=3739704&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21104399395561)

Bransford, J.D., Brown, A.L., and Cocking, R.R. (editors), 2000, Chapter 2, How experts differ from novices, in How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience and School (Expanded Edition with additional material from Donovan, M.S., Bransford, J.D., and Pellegrino, J.W., [editors] Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice): Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, p. 29-50. (Available online at: http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=9853)

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Christopher J. Harris, William R. Penuel, Angela Haydel DeBarger, Cynthia DAngelo, Lawrence P. Gallagher, SRI International, updated December 2014.  “Curriculum Materials Make a Difference for Next Generation Science Learning: Results from Year 1 of a Randomized Controlled Trial.“

Coe, M.A., 2001, The 5 E Learning Cycle Model. Inquiry Approach: Wichita Falls, TX, Midwestern State University. (Available online at: http://faculty.mwsu.edu/west/maryann.coe/coe/inquire/inquiry.htm)

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Duschl, R. A., Schweingruber, H. A., & Shouse, A. W., 2007, Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8, Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 122 p. (Available online at: http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11625/taking-science-to-school-learning-and-teaching-science-in-grades)

Education Commission of the States ECS, 2014, Science in the Early Years: The Progress of Education Reform, v. 15, n. 2, p. 1-6. (Available online at http://www.ecs.org/clearinghouse/01/12/88/11288.pdf)

Guzey, S.S., Moore, T.J., and Harwell, M., 2016, Building Up STEM: An Analysis of Teacher-Developed Engineering Design-Based STEM Integration Curricular Materials: Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, v. 6, Issue 1, Article 2, p. 10-29. (Available online at: http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/jpeer/vol6/iss1/2/)

Harrell, P.E., 2010, Teaching an Integrated Science Curriculum: Linking Teacher Knowledge and Teaching Assignments: Issues in Teacher Education, v. 19, n. 1, p. 145-165. (Available online at: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ887301.pdf)

Huitt, W., 2003, The information processing approach to cognition. Educational Psychology Interactive: Valdosta, GA, Valdosta State University. (Available online at: http://www.edpsycinteractive.org/topics/cognition/infoproc.html)

Intercultural Development Research Association, 2009, Pedagogical Content Knowledge. (Available online at: http://www.idra.org/IDRA_Newsletter/August_2009_Actionable_Knowledge/Pedagogical_Content_Knowledge/)

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, 2015, Defining the Roles of Authors and Contributors, (Available online at: http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/roles-and-responsibilities/defining-the-role-of-authors-and-contributors.html#one; accessed 28 April 2015)

Kelley, T.R. and Knowles, J.G., 2016, A Conceptual Framework for Integrated STEM Education: International Journal of STEM Education, 3:11. (Available online at: https://stemeducationjournal.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40594-016-0046-z)

Kesisou, S. and J.E. Roseman, 2002, How well do Middle School Science Programs Measure up? Findings from Project 2061’s Curriculum Review: Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v. 39, n. 6, p. 522-549. (Available online at: http://www.project2061.org/publications/articles/curriculum/jrst.htm)

Krajcik, J.S., Blumenfeld, P.C. Marx, R.W., and E. Soloway, 1994, A Collaborative Model for Helping Middle Grade Science Teachers Learn Project-Based Instruction: The Elementary School Journal, v. 94 n. 5, p. 483-497. (Available online at: http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1001838?uid=3739656&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21104291668153)

Liu, J., Mooney, H., Hull, V., Davis, S. J., Gaskell, J., Hertel, T., … & Li, S. (2015). Systems integration for global sustainability. Science, 347(6225), 1258832. (see also page 963 in print version)

Krajcik J., 2014, NSTA Blog, How to Select and Design Materials that Align to the Next Generation Science Standards (Available online at: http://nstacommunities.org/blog/2014/04/25/equip/)

Krajcik J., 2015, Project Science – Engaging students in three-dimensional learning (Available online at: http://static.nsta.org/files/tst1501_25.pdf)

Miller, K.K., 2014, NGSS: Three Resonating Themes for Geoscience Educators, National Association of Geoscience Teachers In The Trenches, v. 4 n. 4, p. 13-14.

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