New Tool: How Can I Get My Students to Learn Science by Productively Talking with Each Other?

Posted on November 14, 2014

The NRC Framework and the Next Generation Science Standards call for routinely engaging students in the practices of science and engineering—so they can learn and apply scientific knowledge and learn about the science and engineering enterprises. The practices are primarily social. Learning is also a fundamentally a social process. For these reasons, this group of teachers and researchers thought this tool about how students can learn science through talk would be broadly useful.