Why I Use a Virtual Mitosis Lab After Ditching My Microscopes For Good!
I collapsed in my chair as the students filed out after their mitosis lab. I was exhausted! Students were using their scopes to identify and
Four Easy Ways to Handle Make Up Work for Absent Students
This post contains affiliate links Does this sound familiar? Students from the class that just ended and the one coming up were all clustered around
How to Use Stations in High School Science Without Losing Your Sanity!
I was always pretty proud of the ways that I managed my high school science classroom. I had a good rapport with the kids for
5 Great Sources for Informational Text Topics
I love using informational text articles in my classes. For one thing, they’re an engaging way to teach science content. And by using them often
How to Use Informational Text Activities to Teach Science Content
I like to tell my students that learning biology is like learning another language. I wanted my classroom to be student-centered instead of a “sage
How to Introduce Textmapping to Your Science Students
This post may contain affiliate links. In my last post I talked about what textmapping is, why you should try it with your classes, and
Why You Need to Teach Your Students Textmapping (and a Free Checklist!)
I was circulating the room as my students were reading a passage, stumbling through it and slouching in defeat. I knew that once again many
5 Close Reading Strategies for Science
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
How to Teach CER Basics in Your Science Classroom
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.