Category Archives: Engaging Resources for the Science Classroom

Engage in the Science Classroom (on a budget!)

As an aspiring teacher, one of the things that weighs most heavily on my mind is how I will be able to keep my students interested. Keeping students engaged and attentive has been been a concern of teachers since the … Continue reading

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Increasing Engagement While Minimizing Cost in a Science Classroom

If you are a teacher that is concerned with providing the best possible lessons for your students but do not have the government funding nor the paycheck to spend on, that sentiment is completely understandable and valid. The cost of … Continue reading

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A Science Teacher’s Guide to: FUND your “Fun :)”

Listen, I’m sure we all agree that if we could, we would drop money left and right to provide our students with engaging lessons, activities, experiments, and the whole nine yards. Unfortunately, we know that is not a sustainable practice … Continue reading

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Science Teaching 2.0: Resources for Student Engagement on a Budget

Limited resources and budget cuts. The challenges of acquiring the materials needed for the classroom are known all too well by teachers. “Paying for school supplies has become the norm for teachers in the US. Around 94% of public-school teachers … Continue reading

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Making Student Engagement Accessible

With limited funding and small budgets it can be a challenge for teachers to find meaningful ways to engage their students within their lesson plans. Starting lesson plans off in a creative way to grab students interests and get class … Continue reading

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Incorporating Engaging Resources into the Science Classroom

How do you get a classroom of students engaged and curious about the world of science when your school has limited funds that may not allow for field trips, high tech scientific instruments, or an abundance of student geared resources? … Continue reading

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Catching Students’ Curiosity

The first step to getting anyone to want to learn something is to capture their curiosity. No one is going to look at a diagram of forces acting on an object and be like “wow, someday I want to be … Continue reading

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A Note to the Teacher: DRIVE!

What drives a classroom? Daniel H. Pink, the author of New York Times best-seller, Drive helps us tackle this specific question. He uncovers the surprising truth about what truly motivates us. Motivation 3.0 We are going to dive into Motivation … Continue reading

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Heads Up!

Engagement is Key I will always argue that one of the most important things in a classroom is engagement. If your students are not actively engaged in the lesson, are they ever really learning? Keeping students engaged seems like a … Continue reading

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Getting Engaged Without Going Broke

It can be tough as a teacher when you need to get your kids engaged and ready for learning, but you don’t want to break the bank on expensive equipment or materials. To help solve that problem, here are some great … Continue reading

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