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 […]
Posted: August 16th, 2016 under Assessment, Challenging Students, Classroom Technology, Educational Theories, Educational Trends and Issues, Grading, History Alive! The Ancient World, History Alive! The United States Through Industrialism, History Alive! World Connections, Interactive Student Notebook, primary sources, Professional Development, Science, Social Studies Alive! America's Past, Social Studies Alive! Our Community and Beyond, students, TCI Subscription, Using Your TCI Subscription.
Tags: k-12 social studies, online textbook, science, TCI, TCI Subscriptions
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!
Posted: August 5th, 2015 under students, TCI Subscription.
Tags: back to school, Bring Science Alive, elementary social studies, high school social studies, History Alive, middle school social studies, science
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Posted: June 20th, 2013 under Challenging Students, Common Core, Educational Trends and Issues, History Alive! The Ancient World, History Alive! The United States Through Industrialism, History Alive! World Connections, primary sources, students, TCI info, TCI Subscription, Teaching High School, Teaching Strategies, U.S. History, Using Your TCI Subscription, world history.
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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
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 […]