• The better our students are at writing their own CERs, the more equipped they will be to critically consume a variety of media, whether it is a viral YouTube video or sensationalized news stories. You may or may not be aware that we are in the midst of a global scientific emergency, with the coronavirus and the COVID19 illness it causes. We are getting a lot of mixed messages from people in various forms of leadership, and sketchy information is being shared across all media platforms. We need to give students the opportunity to practice obtaining, evaluating, and communicating sound scientific reasoning to enable them to become an integral part of an informed and healthy electorate.


  • Student Inquiry is so much more than cook book labs or copying a "science fair" experiment googled at the last minute. In this post our Director of Project Success, Charity Staudenraus, delves into inquiry, the science practices, and the importance of helping students develop the skill of "Asking Questions".