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Textbook Top 10

Posted by Science Explored on January 03, 2014

It's no surprise that traditional textbooks will soon go the way of the DoDo.  Students demand more engaging, interactive, and personalized ways to learn.  Join us then as we count down the top 10 reasons why textbooks aren't that effective when it comes to learning science.

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Topics: Proclamation 2014, textbooks, Teacher Tips

10,657 Errors Later

Posted by Science Explored on December 05, 2013

The Texas State Board of Education has released the Proclamation 2014 science curriculum review findings; their discoveries were unsettling.  Across all science curricula submitted for the 8 year adoption, the content reviewers identified 10,657 factual content errors (see below).  STEMscopes, however, had the fewest among publishers submitting K-12 science curriculum.

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Topics: Press Releases, errors, Proclamation 2014, TEA, SBOE

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