New Products and Services: What’s New with PhD Science?

The PhD Science® team has been busy responding to the needs of our implementers. This summer, we are working hard to bring you new and updated...

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...

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 scientific investigations and build...

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 their journey with PhD Science®...

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 you prepare for your new students...

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 teaching skills and explore news...

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 shifts that come along with...

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