ThinkUp! Science Addresses 100% of the TEKS and Introduces the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking.™
ThinkUp! Science (Grades 3,4,5,6, and 8) addresses 100% of the TEKS and integrates the 9 Traits of Critical Thinking into mastery of content and thinking skills. This curriculum helps students build critical thinking skills and connect science to the real world, while giving teachers access to proven instructional strategies for planning content-driven lessons, differentiating instruction, and creating thinking-centered classrooms.
Critical Thinking Interwoven into Science Standards Mastery
Product Manager, Print and Digital, and Mentoring Minds Science Writer Ladona Cook explains how critical thinking is interwoven into ThinkUp! Science curriculum, instruction and standards mastery.
ThinkUp! Science Product Details
• Units organized by focus standard, and include engaging activities and interventions to support instruction, reinforcement, and re-teaching.
• Rigorous, standards-aligned content embeds critical thinking and reasoning skills into lessons, placing an emphasis on scientific processes as well as science concepts.
• Vocabulary activities help students develop science literacy and strengthen communication skills.
• Hands-on activities and investigations connect science to the everyday lives of students.
• Instruction for 100% of the TEKS equips teachers with in-depth knowledge of the standards.
• The digital platform features interactive, web-based instruction, real-time student progress monitoring, and digitally enabled capabilities including classification and drag-and-drop activities.
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