Why I Don’t Use Interactive Notebooks… and What I Use Instead
Why I Don’t Use Interactive Notebooks… and What I Use Instead
Yeah, I've tried them. And read articles and tried again. I know they work for some teachers and I give them ALL the credit. But they don't work for me. ...
Teaching the Scientific Method in Middle School
Teaching the Scientific Method in Middle School
Teaching the Scientific Method in middle school and looking to up your game?! Here is a compilation of the best labs/ activities/ teaching methods that are simple and practical.
Sorting Cards: Simple and Effective
Sorting Cards: Simple and Effective
A look at the many-glorious-uses of sorting cards.
Middle School: End of Year Activities
Middle School: End of Year Activities
These middle school activities will engage even your most "done" students.
Science Fair: How much should parents help?
Science Fair: How much should parents help?
How much should you help with your child's science fair project?
How to Teach Moon Phases
How to Teach Moon Phases
A tried and true method to teaching moon phases.
Giving Notes Effectively in Middle School
Giving Notes Effectively in Middle School
The single best piece of advice on giving notes to MS students. It's SO SIMPLE, but took me YEARS of teaching to realize. Try it out and be amazed at the difference in student retention.
Crosscutting Concepts
Crosscutting Concepts
Check out these ideas to help implement the CCC of the NGSS.
Super Secondary Science Giveaway!
Super Secondary Science Giveaway!
Are you ready to have the most fantabulous school year ever? I've got THE best way to start... FREE STUFF. I am, essentially, the new kid on the block! This ...
NGSS: The Basics
NGSS: The Basics
NGSS: From the beginning. For any science teacher who needs to start at the beginning and figure out how to adopt and execute each part of the NGSS.