Program Overview

Framework Alignment

Assessment Approach

Professional Learning

Structure Video

Components

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Access for All

Teachers have the tools at hand to ensure every student experiences the wonders of science in the classroom. Teacher Editions contain comprehensive point-of-use differentiation for all students.

Differentiation

Teachers have the tools at hand to ensure every student can experience the wonders of science in the classroom.

 

Teacher Editions contain comprehensive point-of-use differentiation for all students.

Misconceptions

Provide context for students to identify misconceptions, share thinking, and reconstruct knowledge.

Cultural Connections

Promote equitable, responsive, and safe learning environments.

Leveled Readers

Leveled to grade-level readability for Above-, On-, Below-level, and English Learner students using CCSS international text standards for transfer and leveling up.

Language Routines

Family Outreach

Special Needs

English learner and language development

Remove barriers to learning science vocabulary, and foster student participation and instructional responsiveness.

Family letters and school-to-home suggestions to connect and extend science learning beyond the classroom.

Strategies to accommodate the learning of students with light to moderate disabilities.

  • English Learner scaffolds for Emerging, Bridging, and Expanding levels of proficiency

  • Standard English Learner support

  • Language development tasks for speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Challenge

Cross-Curricular Connections

Extensions, Enrichment & Intervention

Additional instructional opportunities to challenge advanced students.

Increasing the impact and understanding of science through additional connections to ELA, ELD, Math, History-Social Science, and Arts.

Twig Science Tools provides enriched opportunities for students to revisit phenomena and extend their learning with new activities and media.