Creating Teachable Moments in a 5E Science Curriculum

Science Bits provides classroom teachers with effective teaching tools that create teachable moments using high quality, curated digital content that adheres to the 5E Model. 5E pioneer Dr. Roger Bybee sums it up well.  “Teachable moments begin with curiosity. They occur when students experience something they recognize and that has meaning, but they cannot formulate More…

Science Bits: Enhancing Learning with Understanding

Science Bits introduces science not as a body of immutable facts that must be memorized, but as an exciting way of obtaining new knowledge and understanding of the world around us. This first-of-its-kind integration of traditional classroom learning, state-of-the-art research, and virtual learning through digital tools is helping students develop a deep understanding of scientific concepts More…

Science Bits: Built on Two Strong Pillars

Science Bits is taking the United States educational market by storm with their unique approach that fully integrates technology and pedagogy. This is fostering an evolution from a traditional educational model where facts are transmitted from the teacher to the learner to an active Constructivist Model. Constructivist methodologies are based on the students role in More…

Science Bits Product Updates & New Unit Announcement: “Atoms and Bonds”

Science Bits Announces Publication of a New Unit: “Atoms and Bonds” The unit is structured around the study of the electronic distribution of atoms. It begins by constructing the electronic distribution model through spectroscopy experiments (with simulators) and ends up showing how this electronic structure of atoms affects the properties of substances. In addition to More…

Science Bits New Unit Announcement: “Quantitative Chemistry”

Science Bits has just published a new 5E unit under Physics and Chemistry: Quantitative Chemistry. This unit is an introduction to the quantitative aspects of chemistry, both regarding the measurement of concentrations in solutions and the calculation of masses and moles of molecules in chemical reactions. Also the acid and basic solutions are treated and the concept of More…

Science Bits: Empowering Educators for 5E

Science Bits curriculum empowers teachers to teach science using the best practices of cognitive science research. Science Bits provides students with the opportunity to learn concepts and construct their own knowledge and understanding in a way that values each individual student’s prior knowledge and skills, and empowers them to become independent thinkers, strategists, and authentic More…

Science Bits: The #1 Award-Winning Science Curriculum in the World

Technical Training Aids has been on the cutting-edge of education and technical training for more than 50 years, and we see schools and teachers facing more challenges now than ever. They are struggling to meet 5E standards and the needs of students with a wide variety of educational attainment and language challenges. That is why More…

Technical Training Aids Adds Desktop Metal Line of 3D Printers

Technical Training Aids is excited to announce that we have added a line of affordable metal 3D printers to the line of printers we resell! Developed by Desktop Metal, we now bring you the ability to print in metal whether in the office or for production. More information will  be coming soon, but follow the link below to More…

Amatrol Announces NIMS Industrial Technology Maintenance Certifications

NIMS (The National Institute of Metalworking Skills) is a collaboration of the metalworking trade associations. It was created in 1995 to ensure that America’s workforce is competitive in the global metalworking industry. NIMS is the only standard accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Certification candidates must be prepared to demonstrate understanding and competency More…