Category Archives: Managing a Science Classroom

Science Classroom Management: Controlled Chaos

Probably my favorite thing about being in science education classes is the fact that I’m constantly surrounded by starry-eyed idealists. My professors and classmates are constantly spinning tales of beautiful futures where kids come to school excited to learn, where … Continue reading

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You Have What It Takes

Being a science teacher comes with a lot of difficulties that do not exist in the other disciplines. Many things about the nature of science make it somewhat complicated and difficult to teach. It is important to acknowledge these complexities … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Drive the Bus

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back for the newest installment of An Interesting Perspective. Today, we will discuss the importance of classroom management within a science classroom, and give out a few tips and tricks to keep your classroom from entering a … Continue reading

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Classroom Management: It’s Not Just Tips and Tricks

As a future teacher, I think about how I will manage my own science classroom. It is very difficult for me to picture because it will depend on the students’ actions and behavior. So until I actually have my own … Continue reading

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Managing your classroom to manage your stress

As a future educator, one of the things I am most anxious about is managing a classroom. I don’t want to be too strict, to the point where students dread coming to my class, but I also don’t want to … Continue reading

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Classroom: Managed, Crisis: Averted

Walking in your first day and managing a classroom sounds crazy.  All of us haven’t truly managed a classroom on our own yet, we’re still figuring out how we are going to control a classroom with all the hustle and … Continue reading

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Manage Your Science Classroom (and Your Sanity)

Manage Your Science Classroom (and Your Sanity) By: Hayley Johnson I’d like to hope that your classroom will never get to a point of extremity where you will need to use this strategy for management, but it is comical to … Continue reading

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Stop running with scalpels!

And you thought kids running with scissors was bad… Surgeons use these tools to cut people open and we expect high school students to be able to safely use one to open a frog? With having a solid set of … Continue reading

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Constructivism in Stories

Environmental issues are at the forefront of the conversations of many people in the world today. Climate change and global warming are very pressing issues in our society today. However, not many people are educated on those topics. Getting people … Continue reading

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