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Genetic Testing and Bio Engineering: Common Assignment 3 For Teachers
The Common Assignment 3 section (for teachers) of Science Unit: Genetic Testing and Bio-Engineering is designed to help students understand how heredity plays a key role in diversity among living organisms, as well as consider the role of ethics in genetic science. Students will conduct an investigation, create an editorial for Science Scholar Magazine, and assume the role of lobbyists to develop a presentation. For easy use and customization, files are available in PDF and Word.
Here’s what we know: Implementing a comprehensive, standards-aligned curriculum is a complex undertaking, even in a typical, in-person classroom. There are new pedagogical approaches to consider, texts and topics to unpack, instructional shifts to practice, academic routines to introduce, and the list goes on.
Research tells us that high-quality, aligned instructional materials is important in helping teachers support their students in mastering the skills, knowledge, and experience they need to be college and career ready.
Much has been written and debated on the state-led shift toward more rigorous, consistent K-12 education standards commonly known as Common Core. At the same time, that intense focus on the standards has obscured an equally important shift – the adoption of instructional resources aligned to the new standards.
Aug 12, 2017
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