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.
In my early years of teaching, I just thought of evolution as “common sense.” I didn’t think that I needed to go into great detail because my students would just naturally understand it. WRONG. My thinking was completely backwards.
We all know the feeling. I’m talking about the feeling when the bell rings signaling the end of your planning period. What?! How?! Didn’t it just start…
Parent-teacher conferences are a critical component of teaching and serve as a crucial bridge between home and school. Teachers and parents are given the opportunity to collaborate to make sure a student is on their way to succeeding. I’m here as your teacher bestie to fill you in on my top ten ways to ace your parent teacher conferences.
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! Here are 5 fun ideas to enhance their reading & writing skills in Biology class.
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?