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The Extinction of Average Teaching

The time for endless worksheets, solely lecture based classes, and teaching within the pretty painted lines that the textbooks lay out has come to an end. An extinction event has occurred. Although scary, extinction of these traditional views on education … Continue reading

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A Note to the Teacher: Exemplary Science Teaching

What does means to be an exemplary science teacher? Exemplary science teachers are those who utilize other means than what we see in a traditional classroom. They strive to reach equilibrium with both assessment and inquiry – this can be … Continue reading

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Exemplary Science Teaching and You

What does Exemplary Science Teaching mean to you? Does it just mean being a really good teacher that all the students like? Or is it more along the lines of being that Super Teacher, the one who has all the … Continue reading

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Add Art

What is STEAM? STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. These are all important to incorporate into the classroom to give students a chance to use different fields. The recent addition of art is to help … Continue reading

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Issues Rooted in STEM

Issues Rooted in STEM By: Hayley Johnson Have you seen this? This is a new (2017) Lego set that was released just this year honoring important women in NASA history. Nancy Grace Roman, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, and Mae Jemison. … Continue reading

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Together We Can Do Great Things

Groups vs Teams: I really like the quote above! Every student had different strengths and weaknesses. This is why working together is important. What you call people that are working together can make a difference in how they view themselves … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Carrots and Sticks

Howdy bloggers, In this week’s installment of An Interesting Perspective, we will dive into a discussion about Daniel Pink’s novel Drive. What is motivation? By definition, motivation is the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a … Continue reading

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Web Of Learners

Teachers are life long learners who try to inspire their students to love learning as much as they do. Although this task seems simple, it’s not. A classroom is full of students with completely different needs and interests. The classroom … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective

Howdy Bloggers, Today marks the official kick off of the first installment of this new series titled, “An Interesting Perspective.” Every now and again, this blog will appear to discuss different topics regarding some of the methods of science teaching. … Continue reading

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