While it is one of my favorite lessons, I have students who find pedigree charts diagrams difficult to read and interpret. Use these strategies to make teaching pedigrees you (and your students’) favorite lesson!
I feel one of the most time consuming parts of teaching is the grading. This is also probably one of my least favorite tasks. As my teacher years have grown higher, it has been my mission to lessen the time spent on grading.
It’s August … dun dun dun… That means it is officially back to school season and you are probably writing your lesson plans! It’s important to start the year off strong, as it sets the tone for the rest of the school year. Today we’ll look at five of my “must-dos” for your first high school science lessons.
We all know that being a teacher is an incredibly fulfilling, but demanding, profession. There is just so much to do! But I’ve got a little secret… you DON’T HAVE TO DO IT ALL!
You did it! Congratulations! You made it to the end of the school year. It is finally your time to rest, relax, and recharge. I have put together a teacher summer bucket list of activities for you. This is just for fun and to remind you that the summer is YOU TIME!
We all know that a well-organized science classroom helps promote an effective learning environment. We also know that our classrooms can go from clean and organized to a disaster zone in 0.2 seconds… I know I am guilty…!
It’s finally here… The end of the school year! This is an exciting time, but it is also one of the busiest times for teachers. One important task that often gets overlooked (or procrastinated!) is cleaning your classroom. This checklist will make sure you get the job done!
World Wildlife Day is an excellent opportunity for our students to learn about the various species that share our planet and the issues they experience. We will explore five classroom activities you can use for World Wildlife Day.
Testing is over… Finally! Now, you can sit back, kick your feet up, and relax. Hold up… You still have a couple weeks of school left and need to keep students engaged. What are you going to do?! Don’t worry – I’ve got you covered.
Meiosis is it a difficult subject to learn, but it is also a fairly tricky topic to teach. The truth is that teaching meiosis doesn’t have to be boring or mundane. You can make it exciting and engaging for students! Let’s take a look at 5 ideas for how to teach meiosis. Hopefully these will give you some new activities that you can use in your classroom as early as tomorrow!