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Citizen science projects enlist everyday citizens to collect or analyze data for real-world research studies. This article suggests that bringing citizen science projects into the classroom can help students understand the relevance of curriculum objectives. Several projects are suggested, for elementary, middle, and high school.

Here’s a look back at some of the best Instructify articles from February 2010.

This article presents resources and ideas for presenting science students with challenges designed to spark creativity and innovation. Resources listed include national competitions and websites listing suggested classroom projects.

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Many schools have moved away from one-time workshops and toward the more sustained approach of professional learning communities. But finding the time for all PLC members to collaborate can be difficult. This article offers suggestions for using online tools to make PLCs run more smoothly and effectively.

Here’s a look back at some of the best Instructify articles from January 2010.

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This article examines the differences between reading in print and reading online, and proposes some tools and strategies to help aid students’ reading comprehension and information literacy in online environments.