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Imagine students transferring their knowledge on your most difficult projects and assessments (DOK 4 level). Students need to have a strong foundation to apply science concepts to new situations (transference). Increase class time with experimentation and transfer, and use NGSS Tests as homework or intervention to help students build their foundational knowledge. Structured practice including vocabulary, concepts, & application (DOK 1 & 2 levels) for when students don't get it.