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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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An Interesting Perspective: The Struggle

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back to the last installment of An Interesting Perspective for the semester. I know I’ve been less consistent these past few weeks, but things have been hectic. Today though, we’re back on track and here to discuss … 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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A Day to Remember

When you look back at your academic career what do you remember most? It’s not the lectures and worksheets; it’s the engaging activities and labs! Engaging activities and labs help student become active in their learning which helps them understand and … Continue reading

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Engage Your Science Students Without Engaging Your Wallet

Engage Your Science Students Without Engaging Your Wallet Hayley Johnson In an ideal world, all teachers would have access to all the supplies that their lessons require and a budget that allows for the school to supply the teacher with … Continue reading

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When The Money Falls Short, You Don’t Have To!

As we all know, teachers don’t make a ton of money.  Heck, schools are often times not as funded as much as they should be.  This means that we as teachers have to get creative and find resources that are … Continue reading

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Exploring and Embracing Student Strengths

   Exploring and Embracing Student Strengths By: Hayley Johnson ^Donald Clifton developed this intensive online assessment that depicts your talents and successful qualities. He provides a hearty description of 34 unique strengths that the assessment may report for you (ex: … Continue reading

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Effective utilization of tech tools

Effective utilization of tech tools By: Hayley Johnson We educators know how prevalent technology is becoming in classrooms. Students have Chromebooks, laptops, desktop computers, handheld mobile devices, tablets, and probably more technology that we have never used before in the … Continue reading

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