MATERIALS

The link at the very bottom of this page and here (NYS tests & standards) bring you to more details about teaching expectations & requirements as required by NYS.   In the file list below are useful files and resources from outside groups that can help in the classroom and that are also materials created by Dr. O'Connor for her courses.
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Living Environment exam - 2007  433k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 5:43 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Living environment scoring sheet - 2007  201k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 5:43 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Example of assessment points during a middle school extended lab  1459k v. 1 Jun 24, 2015, 8:03 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for planning for an authentic web lesson   14k v. 1 Jan 2, 2016, 8:54 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Guidelines on differentiating instruction.  418k v. 1 Aug 22, 2011, 1:17 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Rubric for evaluating a science lesson (from edTPA)  20k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 12:33 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Explains rationale, essential questions, enduring understandings  12k v. 1 Dec 29, 2015, 1:25 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for the review of the teacher's planning info.  13k v. 1 Apr 29, 2015, 5:30 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Framework from the National Academies Press  278k v. 1 May 23, 2015, 10:39 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Goals for science labs from Framework of K12 Sci. Ed.  17k v. 2 May 19, 2015, 7:46 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Article explaining ways to assign roles when using groups  3452k v. 1 May 13, 2015, 6:10 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Mindmap of the Humanitarian Unit lessons overview (an image)  518k v. 1 Jun 18, 2015, 12:59 PM Eileen Oconnor
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NSTA info on ways teachers learn about inquiry  2024k v. 1 May 23, 2015, 6:23 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for initial considerations of learning segment  34k v. 1 Dec 29, 2015, 5:14 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the initial learning segment planning  24k v. 1 Dec 29, 2015, 5:14 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Lesson template with Common Core & edTPA  33k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 11:49 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Lesson plan template for culminating project & report-out  37k v. 1 Jun 20, 2015, 8:39 AM Eileen Oconnor
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General template w/ Common Core for science   64k v. 4 May 20, 2015, 8:07 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Lesson template w/ the concluding project too  37k v. 1 Jan 2, 2016, 10:10 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Shows organisms, vectors, controls & many resource links  Apr 30, 2015, 10:08 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Example mindmap for a disease study unit  95k v. 1 Aug 15, 2017, 8:35 AM Eileen Oconnor
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MindMap of the Humanitarian Unit  229k v. 1 Apr 29, 2015, 8:22 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Advice from Vanderbilt.edu on multiple choice creation  1835k v. 1 Jun 23, 2015, 12:29 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Suggests how to integrate narrative & themes into science classrooms.  885k v. 1 Jun 19, 2018, 1:01 PM Eileen Oconnor
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The philosophy behind the changes since first NSES   Apr 30, 2015, 10:06 AM Eileen Oconnor
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NSES - inquiry overview  16k v. 1 Dec 29, 2015, 6:45 AM Eileen Oconnor
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National Science Education Standards  9241k v. 1 Jun 24, 2015, 2:21 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Students put stream data into spreadsheets  515k v. 1 Apr 30, 2015, 10:01 AM Eileen Oconnor
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NSTA policy statement on inquiry  48k v. 1 May 23, 2015, 2:31 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Table for entering test items analysis  28k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 5:41 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for thinking about science inquiry / data labs  28k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 11:15 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for assignment planning for inquiry & literature.  23k v. 1 Dec 29, 2015, 11:44 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for applying ed theory principles  23k v. 1 May 25, 2015, 3:13 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for culminating project & final project submission  13k v. 1 Jun 20, 2015, 3:48 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheets for the culminating project & report-out  13k v. 1 Jun 20, 2015, 10:09 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the large data set Regents analysis  23k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 5:46 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for embedded assessment & rubric assignment  12k v. 1 Jun 25, 2015, 7:51 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for learning experience with probeware final project  13k v. 1 May 20, 2015, 10:24 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for lab 1 with the gathering of data into a spreadsheet  13k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 12:21 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for lesson with probeware  13k v. 1 May 20, 2015, 8:32 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the final essay in the introductory course  12k v. 1 Jun 1, 2015, 6:17 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the planning of a cooperative group activity.   37k v. 1 Aug 15, 2017, 10:18 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the high-stakes test analysis  13k v. 1 Jun 24, 2015, 4:45 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for inquiry case study  12k v. 1 May 22, 2015, 7:51 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the first part of the lab assignment  23k v. 1 Jan 2, 2016, 10:08 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the second lab lesson with the lab report  23k v. 1 Aug 15, 2017, 8:01 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the reading / report on data probe experiences  13k v. 2 May 19, 2015, 11:13 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for final project for labs with spreadsheets  13k v. 1 May 18, 2015, 8:10 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for lab with spreadsheet lesson plan  13k v. 1 May 18, 2015, 8:43 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for lab w/ spreadsheet preliminary planning  13k v. 1 May 15, 2015, 10:22 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for final project in lecture & literacy, for credit  13k v. 1 May 11, 2015, 7:20 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for lesson w/ lecture, PPT, & science readings  13k v. 2 May 7, 2015, 8:25 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for NSES assessment component analysis  12k v. 1 Jun 24, 2015, 2:21 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for NSES sample eval. vs. CCSS & Framework  12k v. 1 Jun 25, 2015, 7:53 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the authentic web lesson  23k v. 1 Jan 2, 2016, 8:54 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the lab planning document  23k v. 1 Dec 30, 2015, 11:18 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for research / report on lecture & sci. literacy.   23k v. 1 Dec 29, 2015, 11:42 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for standards & assessment study  23k v. 1 May 25, 2015, 10:31 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for feedback & student improvement  12k v. 1 Jun 25, 2015, 8:08 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for standards-groups challenges  23k v. 2 Apr 30, 2015, 10:35 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for testing & assessment final project  13k v. 1 Jun 25, 2015, 8:54 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for educational psychology - authors and applications  23k v. 1 May 25, 2015, 2:09 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Template that prompts for ways to engage students in science  17k v. 1 May 21, 2015, 12:59 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Compendium of STEM & science ed materials   1315k v. 3 Aug 15, 2017, 2:04 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Rubrics for the portfolio assessment  654k v. 1 Dec 29, 2015, 3:29 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Overview ways to arrange students for individual or group study  236k v. 1 Jun 19, 2015, 12:58 PM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for teacher accountability challenges  29k v. 1 Apr 30, 2015, 10:16 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for questions on inquiry and case-study application  15k v. 1 May 23, 2015, 6:23 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for readings on inquiry & lecture  28k v. 1 May 6, 2015, 6:12 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Template with guiding readings and questions for data probe experience  29k v. 2 May 20, 2015, 7:31 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for answers to questions about planning for labs w/ spreadsheets  30k v. 2 May 20, 2015, 7:14 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Template for standards & testing assignment  30k v. 1 May 29, 2015, 3:05 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Info from CDC on international travel  154k v. 1 Apr 30, 2015, 10:02 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Ideas for spreadsheets in science classes  92k v. 1 Apr 30, 2015, 10:03 AM Eileen Oconnor
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Grading sheet for the startup website  28k v. 1 Aug 15, 2017, 10:46 AM Eileen Oconnor
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