Claim-Evidence-Reasoning (CER) in The Science Classroom
(6 Hours) In this course, participants will learn the Claim, Evidence, Reasoning strategy for more effective instruction of science concepts in any K-12 science classroom. You will receive step-by-step guidance on implementing the strategy for all students, learn the benefits of the strategy, and be provided with tools and resources to help you plan and guide your students through making evidence-backed conclusions from carefully designed activities that effectively teach critical thinking skills.
How will the CER strategy improve my science students’ ability to use data and observations to formulate claims backed by well-structured activities and data collection?
At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 6 CPE hours. Model Teaching and Action Potential Learning is a Statewide, TEA (Texas Education Agency) approved provider for Continuing Professional Education credit. CPE# 902-391
Activity Alignment Checklist
Student Reasoning Organizer
Question Checklist Tool
CER Modification Template
CER Grading Rubric
CER Activity Template
CER Card Sort Tool
Reasoning Challenges Reference Sheet
Question Writing Template
CER Student Graphic Organizer
CER Lesson Plan Template
Evidence Reference Guide
CER Evidence Template
CER Modification Reference Guide
CER Discussion Guide
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