Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs

Michael DiSpezio is the author of the award-winning ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions programs and is a STEM consultant on the HMH AGA program. As a former marine biologist, he earned his graduate degree at the Marine Biological Lab at Woods Hole, where he assisted a Nobel Prize winner in various research efforts. Today, he speaks out about his passion for K–12 education while also training teachers in workshop sessions across the globe.

Michael DiSpezio is the author of the award-winning ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions programs and is a STEM consultant on the HMH AGA program. As a former marine biologist, he earned his graduate degree at the Marine Biological Lab at Woods Hole, where he assisted a Nobel Prize winner in various research efforts. Today, he speaks out about his passion for K–12 education while also training teachers in workshop sessions across the globe.

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Teaching Metacognition in the Classroom: Just Think About It!
By focusing on metacognition in the classroom, students can continually monitor their learning. Teaching metacognition also allows students to apply their most effective learning strategy to the task at hand.
Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs
November 13, 2019
Teaching NGSS: Phenomena in the Science Classroom
Using science phenomena can jumpstart instruction by helping students realize the real-world context of the topic to be studied. Start with this NGSS phenomena example.
Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs
October 22, 2019
What Are Evidence Notebooks in the Science Classroom?
Students use evidence notebooks to record observations and predictions, make sketches, and note questions that they have.
Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs
February 01, 2019
Traveling beyond the Classroom Walls with Virtual Reality
Author and science educator Michael DiSpezio gives us a glimpse into the instructional possibilities of leading virtual field trips using simple VR technology.
Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs
June 06, 2017