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Scientific Research in Education

For those who presume the centrality, if not the supremacy, of the scientific method as a given in the elaboration of America's educational objectives, readers of this report will be in for a surprise. This study, published by the National Academy Press, explores the role and status of the scientific method in the development of American education. In particular, the report focuses on attempts to...
The Argumentation Toolkit

Scientific argumentation is described as "a social process in which students build, question, and critique claims using evidence about the natural world." The Argumentation Toolkit curates resources meant to assist middle-school educators in understanding and applying this method. Readers may want to begin on the Intro page, which includes a few short videos and printable informational sheets...