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Why you should be using spiral reviews in science (yes, science!) — The Science Penguin

About 10 years ago, I attended a 2-day professional development over the summer for implementing math spiral review. The PD was high-quality, but there was one problem. I wasn’t teaching math that year and desperately needed to be planning for science. While participating in the session, my synapses started firing. I was going to try ... Read more

Hillary Hudson
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Secondary Science Extra Credit Opportunities That Are Actually Worthwhile - Science Lessons That Rock

We all have those few students who slack during the semester, have a 57%, and come begging for extra credit before grades are due. For many teachers the answer is…. … and I totally get it. Grading late work is no fun and I’m not going to go out of my way to find extra ... Read more

Beth Fred
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Why I Don't Use Interactive Notebooks in my Secondary Classroom - It's Not Rocket Science

Interactive notebooks have been one of the biggest trends in education over the last few years, but are something I’ve never been able to buy into. I've

Stephanie Austin
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Teaching pH in a snap! - Science Lessons That Rock

pH…. one of those chemistry topics that us biology teachers get to teach. In biology I don’t make my students calculate pH and pOH values, but they need to understand what pH is and why maintaining a healthy pH in your body is so important. You may love biochemistry, or you may hate it, but ... Read more

Leeana Ricole Davis
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Science Lab Supply List - Science Lessons That Rock

Are you teaching a new science class for the first time? Are you overwhelmed with what lab supplies you will need and how to spend (or save) your budget? I’ve taught biology for many years, and compiled a list of 20 must-have items to get you started. Some materials can be found at the dollar ... Read more

Toni Moore
Find tips to incorporating text annotation into your secondary science class. Scientific literacy is an important skill in a complicated world and annotating non-fiction texts is a great way to work on it with your students. It's hard to add another thing to your plate - so click through for tips to incorporating annotation quickly and efficiently. A collaboration between Science with Mrs. Lau and Kristin Lee Resources. 3rd Grade Annotating Text, Text Annotation, Annotating Text, Instructional Activities, Kristin Lee, Science Literacy, 7th Grade Science, Science Reading, Science Vocabulary

Tips for Teaching Annotation in Science Class - Science and Math with Mrs. Lau

This guest post was written by a friend of mine, Kristin Lee, who writes terrific resources for teachers who want to help their students with scientific literacy! Scientific Literacy is becoming an increasingly important set of skills for our students and to our society at large. How do I tell fact from fiction? What is […]

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