COVID-19 Modifications in a Student-Driven Classroom

PhD Science® is an immersive curriculum that allows students to “dig in” with hands-on experience as they conduct...

Want to Improve Science Education? Empower Students to Study Real-Life Phenomena

The recent news that U.S. students’ science scores have declined since 2015 should be a wakeup call for anyone...

A Texas-Sized Approach to Early Science Instruction

For school students, so much has changed since March 2020: from the way they get to school to how lunch is served to...

Planning and Preparing for Lessons

As we dive into a new school year, now is a good time to focus on the two “Ps” that can help new implementers begin...

Preparing for the School Year with the Teacher Resource Pack

Just like each student has a backpack full of supplies to help them succeed, you as an educator have the same. As...

Social-Emotional Learning in Science: White Paper

How does PhD Science® integrate social-emotional learning (SEL) with science instruction?  

Students’ social and...

Three-Dimensional Teaching and Learning

As you prepare for the upcoming school year, we've pulled together some tips that will help you brush up on your...

Science Should Not Be an Elementary School Elective: White Paper

Science education is consistently squeezed out of elementary school schedules. Distance and hybrid learning further...

Key Shifts with an NGSS-based Curriculum

With all of the disruptions caused by the pandemic, we’re taking a moment to revisit some of the key instructional...

End of Year Engagement with PhD Science

Though one of the most exciting times of the school year, the last few weeks before summer break can also be a...

Integrating Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning in Science

Students’ social and emotional well-being is intimately connected to their academic success. When students feel a...

Nebraska District: PhD Science® Boosts Science Learning; Wit & Wisdom® is “Transformational”

“Wit & Wisdom has been transformational, a real game-changer for us,” says Becky Michael, language arts content area...

Pacing Solutions in Spring 2021

Have the unprecedented challenges of this past school year thrown off your instructional calendar? Implementers...

“They Really Dug Deep”: With PhD Science, Students Learn to Think and Act Like Real Scientists

Grade 5 science teacher Tiffany Scott admires Ms. Frizzle, the teacher in The Magic School Bus TV and book series...

Science Assessment in a Hybrid Setting

As we embark on the second half of this challenging school year, now is the time to review and reflect on our...

Instructional Routines for Online Learning

As PhD Science® educators, we know that instructional routines increase student engagement and help make student...

Improving Equity in Science Education

In this video, you’ll hear from three members of the PhD Science team—Brianna Reilly, curriculum development...

Supporting Social-Emotional Learning in Science

School looks different for most students this year, and that change requires a new focus on their social emotional...

ICYMI: "New Science Curriculum Provides Hands-on Learning"

In the Star Herald of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, school principal and science content area specialist Jeremy Behnke...

Texas Chooses Great Minds for K-5 Science Home Learning Curriculum

ICYMI The Texas Education Agency announced Great Minds as the creator of PhD Science TEKS Edition for Texas home...

Science Discourse during Distance Learning

Looking for ways to keep the science discourse going during distance learning? We’re here to help. Watch as Meg...

Addressing Unfinished Learning in Fall 2020

In this video, Meg Goodner, national director of implementation services for PhD Science®, talks about how to adjust...

New Science Standards Deserve High-Quality Curriculum

For years, US students trended downward in international rankings of science achievement. Our students deserved...

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