NEW TOOL: How can I promote equitable sensemaking by setting expectations for multiple perspectives?

Posted on March 18, 2017

The shift to engaging students students in science and engineering practices in the new vision for K-12 science education can help surface productive parallels to the knowledge work of professional scientists and engineers. Equitable participation in deliberative sense-making as students work in small and large groups is central to having a thriving scientific learning community. This new STEM Teaching Tool highlights how to surface and attend to the different perspectives and areas of uncertainty students bring to the sense-making process