Using the Gather, Reason, Communicate Framework in Science Class

Susan Koppendrayer, STEM education specialist, explains the student-centered and phenomena-based Gather, Reason, Communicate framework.

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Unpacking the 5E Instructional Model in the Science Classroom

Promoting an atmosphere of discovery reflection, encouraging questions, and working in groups are practices that promote classroom habits that guide students to understand and celebrate the order and design God placed in his creation. Susan Koppendrayer, CSI STEM education specialist, explains how the 5E Instructional Model can transform and shape the science classroom experience for teachers and students.

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How to Make Your Science Classroom a Place of Wonder and Awe

STEM Education Specialist Susan Koppendrayer met with Eunsub Cho, middle school teacher at The Potter’s House, to discuss how he incorporates awe and wonder in his classroom.

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How to Incorporate Engineering in the Science Classroom

Susan Koppendrayer, CSI STEM education specialist, interviewed Amanda Ervin, CSESA lead teacher and Phoenix Christian School PreK–8 teacher, to discuss ways that she uses engineering design projects in her classroom.

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Create a Science Classroom Where Curiosity, Creativity, and Critical Thinking Thrive

What does exemplary science instruction look like? Susan Koppendrayer, CSI STEM education specialist, met with the staff of the Van Andel Education Institute to discuss five key questions science teachers have about teaching science in the K–12 classroom.

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5 Questions to Ask When Teaching Science from a Biblical Perspective

STEM Education Specialist Susan Koppendrayer launches her science article series by discussing what creation says about God and the biblical truths that allow teachers of science to be advocates, evangelists, and tellers of God’s story.

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STEM Education Specialist Helps Teachers Integrate Bible in Science Instruction

A passion for faith, family, science, and the middle school students she teaches every day is evident each time you interact with Susan Koppendrayer, Christian School International’s STEM Education Specialist.

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