Updated Body Systems Storyline: Lending a Hand

The Hand with the Plan Elektra accidentally toasted her prosthetic hand on a Bunsen burner while working in the laboratory. Instead of replacing her prosthetic with the same model, she wants to build a new one from scratch! This new hand will be able to tell if it’s getting too hot, and will pull away

Accelerating Learning in ELA Through Science

In this final post on accelerating learning, I discuss how science instruction can strengthen learning in ELA.

Scaffolding your Students’ Skills in Engaging in Argument from Evidence

One of teachers’ favorite parts of Tyto Online is our Argument Builder, which we use both to help students engage in argument from evidence, and to construct explanations from evidence, two of the Science & Engineering Practices in the Next Generation Science Standards. As a review, here is how our Argument Builder works: students have