Science is one of those subjects that requires a lot of reading and searching for information. If students are poor readers they will struggle with using text to find answers. Even seemingly good readers sometimes have trouble with comprehension. The close reading strategies you’ll read about here ... Read More about 5 Close Reading Strategies for Science
This post may contain affiliate links. I only show you things I use and love. I struggled to help my students become better science writers. But once I started chunking the information and doing lots of practice I saw improvements in their writing. One strategy that definitely helped was using ... Read More about How to Teach CER Basics in Your Science Classroom
Are you looking for a science teacher planner? One that's specially made for science teachers and all the extra stuff we have to plan and worry about? I've got your back! And since I LOVE planners I'm totally geeking out over this! The science teacher planner - made specially for science ... Read More about Get Organized With Your Customizable Science Teacher Planner!
This post contains affiliate links. Have you used coloring as a teaching method in any of your classes? Or have you tried it as a way to help your students de-stress? I've got some ideas for you to actually teach by having students color! I loved having students color! Now keep in mind I ... Read More about Three Ways to Use Coloring in Science Class
Teaching CER, or Claim, Evidence, Reasoning is a very common way of teaching writing in science classes. CER is a very specific type of writing in which students are asked to find evidence to support a claim and then justify and support the reasoning that led them to make that claim. This writing ... Read More about Teaching CER with Biology Topics
By now you're probably gearing up to start back to school after the holidays. We'd all like to put 2020 in the past ... what a ROUGH year it was! This is the perfect time to examine our class procedures and see what may need tweaking. The new year always seems like a good time to rethink how ... Read More about Reviewing Class Procedures for the New Year