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Six Keys to Teaching Scientific Argumentation (Video)

Kitten Vaa, a 2nd grade teacher at Brighton School in Mountlake Terrace, Wash., shares six principles for helping young students understand scientific argumentation. Vaa teaches her students how to evaluate claims with T-charts, use personal experience as evidence, and build community through open discussions.

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