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On-Demand Webinars: Back to School with TCI

We have now completed our two back-to-school webinars for teachers who will be using TCI subscriptions (science or social studies). In TCI 101, we focus on the teacher subscription…particularly on how to plan, prepare materials, teach, and then assess. In TCI 201, the student subscriptions are featured. Watch this webinar to see how to easily […]

TCI’s Back to School Webinar (on-demand)

For those unable to attend the webinar held on Wednesday, Aug. 12th, 2015, we recorded the webinar via YouTube.  Feel free to watch and prep for the school year with your TCI programs!    

TCI Free Lesson: Is Slime a Liquid or Solid

Are you ready for some TCI Halloween Science fun!?  Use this fun activity to have students create slime and then debate it’s properties!   Essential Question Is Slime a Liquid or Solid? ———- Preview 1.  As students enter class, divide them into heterogeneous groups of three. 2.  Prepare the materials needed for groups to make […]

Bring Science Alive! An Animated Introduction

Get a Sneak Peek at Bring Science Alive! Coming Soon

TCI’s Nathan Wellborne gives you an insiders look at our exciting, upcoming Bring Science Alive program.  You’ll see how this program aligns to the NGSS and how it will super-charge your classroom.  Learn more about Bring Science Alive (K-5 available in summer 2014).   Bring Science Alive! See It – Grade 5 from TCI on […]

Common Core & TCI: A Toolkit to Reading Readiness

College and career readiness plays a prominent role in the Common Core standards.  Examine the ELA Anchor Standards Grades 6-12  (p. 57 of pdf).  How can the content areas, such as social studies, support these ten anchor standards?  What resources can teachers put together to concentrate on the reading skills needed to uncover the rich […]

Infographic: Understanding the Next Generation Science Standards

This infographic is bursting with information about the new Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Take a peek and see how teaching science should change in your classroom. Created by TCI

How are the Next Generation Science Standards different?

Kathy Peasley is the Assistant Superintendent of Academic and Technology Services for the Grand Ledge Public Schools in Grand Ledge Michigan. She is a member of TCI’s Science Advisory Board. Our district’s K-12 science curriculum committee met last week to talk about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the ways that these standards are […]

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