I love what I do. Not every minutes, and sometimes not even every day. But I love what I do. Here are some of my favorite reasons to fall in love with science teaching today: That moment when the kids say “Ooooh, I get it!” The kid who says “This is my favorite class!” EverybodyContinue reading “Fall In Love with Science Teaching Again”
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New Jersey is the first state in our Nation to incorporate climate change into its K-12 learning standards. Of course, most science teachers are already teaching climate change as some component of their curriculum.
Delivering instruction is challenging in distance learning situations. Challenging, but not impossible. For the past 6 weeks, we’ve tried countless web based programs – Kahoot, Quizlet, Newsela, Flocabulary, Quia, Quizziz, Edpuzzle – I can’t even name them all. But Google still rules. Using a hyperdoc, I can direct my students to nuggets of information –Continue reading “Distance Learning with Hyperdocs”
Why do I love file folder games? They’re easy to make, fun to play, and can be used at essentially any level to review basically any material at all. After an initial investment of a few hours creating the game, all I have to do is print it and laminate it and it’s good toContinue reading “File Folder Games”
The sweet spot in game design? Making it easy, but not too easy.
Producing college and career ready students who can think creatively, analyze critically, and make decisions based on data requires intellectual curiosity, a growth mindset, grit, and outside-the-box thinking.