The Mi-STAR curriculum is designed for MSS/NGSS based
on several proven, research-based pedagogical approaches. Click below to learn more about the essential elements of our curriculum.
 
 
Unit Challenge   Instructional Model:
Lesson Structure
Instructional Model:
Unit Structure
The Mi-STAR Unit Challenge motivates students to learn using science and engineering practices.  Our lesson structure, based on the 5E Learning Cycle and the Gathering Reasoning Communicating sequence, scaffolds student learning from day-to-day.Our unit structure, based on the 5E Learning Cycle and Challenge-Based Learning, guides students through the Unit Challenge from start to finish.
AssessmentThemes
Each Mi-STAR unit is accompanied by a pre-post assessment and three-dimensional embedded assessments.Each Unit Challenge relates to a Mi-STAR theme based on our society's biggest challenges
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