End-of-the-Year Planning: Where to begin?

As we approach the end of the school year, we hope you have some well-deserved rest on the horizon. Before you close the year—and your PhD Science®...

Engineering: What are the unforeseen benefits?

Many educators have heard before that students need to engage in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Science and Engineering Practices to...

Accessible Terminology: How do you make science terms stick?

For students to advance in the sciences, they need access to scientific terminology that promotes conceptual understanding. Rather than simply...

Investigations: How do they help build knowledge?

Hands-on experiences are essential to science learning. Through hands-on activities and investigations, students explore science up close and...

Fostering Scientific Discourse with the Driving Question Board

PhD Science® uses recurring anchor visuals throughout each module to help develop coherence and to collect and display evidence of students’ new...

Using Anchor Charts and Models to Drive Student Learning

As both new and veteran implementers facilitate PhD Science® in their classrooms, the anchor visuals embedded in the curriculum play a pivotal role...

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