As teachers, we are advocates of learning. We don’t just want our students to study for the sake of grades – we want them to enjoy the actual process of learning, and find out where their passions lie! It’s important to foster a love of learning, not only in our students, but also in our own lives! Part of that is PD – so today we are looking at 5 easy and fun PD opportunities for science educators.
I don’t know about you, but my biology students seem to forget that they need to write in complete sentences. Yet in their English lessons, they are able to write pages of beautiful essays! We need our students to be able to understand scientific texts, and to be able to communicate complex ideas. This isn’t just so they pass their exams…
Greetings, fellow high school biology educators! Today, we’re talking all about technology! Are you the teacher who embraces technology, or the teacher who tries to go about their day without it in the classroom? (No judgment if you’re the latter!)
As you gear up for another exciting school year, it’s time to delve into the heart of science education: the laboratory. I want to ask you a question and please be honest… Who has ever been intimidated by the laboratory? I should see most, if not all, hands up in the air! I’m not ashamed to admit: I have been intimidated by running labs many, MANY times over the years.
As educators, it is our responsibility to create an inclusive and stimulating learning environment for all students. In a high school biology classroom, fostering accessibility and diversity is crucial to ensure that every student can engage with the subject matter effectively. In this blog post, we will explore 5 strategies and techniques that science teachers can implement to establish an accessible and diverse biology classroom.
It’s a new year, which means it’s a great time to try new activities in your high school biology lessons!
I love to implement new ideas and see how students react and learn. Why not spice up your biology lessons with some exciting activities that will not only captivate your students’ attention but also promote active learning?
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…!