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Science 2.0: Developing the Knowledge Constructor

Our past two columns focused on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Empowered Learner standard and Digital Citizen standard, respectively. This month, we discuss the ISTE’s Knowledge Constructor standard. When students become a Knowledge Constructor, they should be able to synthesize science information from a variety of resources into a representation of their […]

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Young scientists publish their work

One of the many blogs I subscribe to is Not Exactly Rocket Science from Discover magazine. It’s good reading about science (Bad Astronomy is also published here). A recent entry Eight-year-old children publish bee study in Royal Society journal describes how a class of students in Devon, England, designed and conducted a study of what […]

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