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From Snorkelers to Scuba Divers in the Elementary Science Classroom

Strategies and Lessons That Move Students Toward Deeper Learning


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From Snorkelers to Scuba Divers in the Elementary Science Classroom by John T. Almarode
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From Snorkelers to Scuba Divers in the Elementary Science Classroom: Strategies and Lessons That Move Students Toward Deeper Learning By John Almarode and Ann M. Miller. Inspire a deep and lasting love of science in young students With so much attention paid to student performance in science, it is imperative for teacher to foster prolonged interest and deep conceptual understanding from an early age. From Snorkelers to Scuba Divers combines the latest findings in the science of learning with student and teacher-tested techniques to provide the framework for encouraging young learners to shed their snorkels and plunge into the world of science. Readers will find: Evidence-based, research-driven strategies that encourage both deep thinking and conceptual understanding Classroom examples that demonstrate each aspect of the standards-based instructional framework in action Professional development tasks that provide teachers with support in implementing strategies for students at all levels, from surface to deep

Author Biography

Learn more about John Almarode's PD offerings Dr. John Almarode has worked with schools, classrooms, and teachers all over the world. John began his career in Augusta County, Virginia, teaching mathematics and science to a wide-range of students. Since then, he has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on the application of the science of learning to the classroom, school, and home environments. He has worked with hundreds of school districts and thousands of teachers across the world. The work of John and his colleagues has been presented to the United States Congress, The United States Department of Education, as well as the Office of Science and Technology Policy at The White House. John has authored multiple articles, reports, book chapters, and books. However, what really sustains John, and his greatest accomplishment is his family. John lives in Waynsboro, Virginia with his wife Danielle, a fellow educator, their two children, Tessa and Jackson, and Labrador retrievers, Angel and Forest. John can be reached at Ann M. Miller has had the privilege of working as an educator and staff developer for many years. She is currently the Coordinator of Elementary Instruction and Professional development K-12 for Waynesboro Public Schools. Ann began her career teaching Special Education for Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES in Cayuga County, New York. She focused her efforts on emotionally disturbed students before making a successful transition to the position of Instructional Specialist. Ann became a member of an elite team of staff development leaders where her enthusiasm, knowledge and approachable style helped to develop strong productive learning communities within nine different school divisions. Her extensive knowledge about teaching, student engagement and how children learn has provided a strong instructional foundation needed to design, facilitate and implement relevant and meaningful learning opportunities for a wide range of audiences. Ann truly loves her career but she would be the first to tell you how truly blessed she is to have a loving and supportive husband, three caring children, and four terrific grandchildren. Everyone should be so lucky
Release date NZ
March 14th, 2018
Country of Publication
United States
Corwin Press Inc
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