Sabrina Van-Phanz, a middle school science teacher in New York, uses poster-making to engage her students in a brainstorming exercise.
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William Leou, a 6th grade science teacher at the Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies, uses an organizational worksheet to help students draw arguments from evidence.
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