Category Archives: Engaging Resources for the Science Classroom

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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The Cheapest Engagement You’ll Ever Hear About!

  I know what you’re thinking, and don’t worry! We’re not talking about cheap ways to pop that special someone the “big question”, apologies to those expecting some intimacy tips. In this blog, we’re going to unpack that classic teacher … Continue reading

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Engage in School: How to Hook ’em and Reel ’em In

Anyone who’s ever set foot in a classroom to try and teach students knows that one of the most challenging parts of teaching can be getting your students engaged. But what if it didn’t have to be so challenging? By … Continue reading

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Save That Money

How to keep the classroom cheap: Idea 1: Using MTV Strategies (Cost: $0) The same strategies that we’ve been using to make thinking visible can create great activities for students to show what they know and for opening a new … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Throwin’ Hunnids When You Should Be Throwin’ Ones: Engaging on a Budget

You’ll actually be throwing “nones” most of the time… As teachers we have to buy a ton of resources to facilitate and perform aspects of our lessons. And although those expenses can be reimbursed (and can be written off for … Continue reading

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An Awesome Biology Class that Students Will Never Forget!

            Inroduction: Benefits of Engaging Students It is important to engage students when teaching biology or any type of science for that matter. Many times, lecturing just won’t cut it. Kids need to EXPERIENCE biology … Continue reading

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ENGAGED on a Budget

Keeping students engaged in the lessons is extremely important, and doing so can sometimes be costly. However, it doesn’t have to be! Being able to keep students engaged with new and interesting materials and visuals without breaking the bank is … Continue reading

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Getting your classroom ENGAGED without breaking the bank!

As all soon to be science teachers know, it is our job to keep all students engaged in our classrooms. The engage experience is when a students’ interest is sparked and gets them thinking about the desired concept or skill. … Continue reading

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