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Attention Rule Followers!

Novare Biology, Chemistry, Experiments, Physics

Your hang-up is ruining your kid’s science experiments by Jeffrey Mays Let’s face it. Many homeschooling parents (and classroom teachers) are consummate rule followers. After all, stable society is built on rules, right? The rule of law, and so on? Without rules, we descend into beasts. And we exemplify rule following if for no other reason than out of the …

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A Brief History of the B-C-P Sequence

Novare Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Teacher Resource

Biology. Chemistry. Physics. It is by far the most common sequence of science courses in high schools, and has been the default program in American high school education for several decades. But the B-C-P sequence has been the subject of criticism from many educators and scientists for over a century. In our time when science scores and aptitude are in decline nationwide, …