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Science Conferencing in Colorado

I had two goals in mind when attending the Colorado Science Conference (#COSciConference) last Friday–to get closer to being able to revive my Colorado Science Teaching License (to give me a few more options for generating income) and to reconnect with folks in the science education community in my home state. 1,045 more words

Science Teaching

#NSTA15 at Reno

So, this post is a little long, and some parts may be of interest only to science teachers, and there’s no biking, but there are some tidbits about eating in Reno if you find yourself there, particularly for a conference. 1,375 more words


What are you planning for 'Tomorrow’s Engineers Week'?

By Gemma Taylor,

Whilst some are counting down the days until the half term break, hundreds of teachers from across the country are busy preparing to start their first week back with a bang (and it’s got nothing to do with fireworks!). 377 more words

Science Teaching

The Martian — Not a Review

Dedicated to the stellar STEM team at Everett Elementary and to intrepid teacher I(inquiry)TEAMs everywhere.

In the summer of 1999, I did some work for Adler Planetarium as part of a MAPS (Museums and Public Schools) grant. 1,454 more words

Inquiry Science

Self-paced, Student-Centered

Last week I joined a group of science and math teachers to talk about how the new school year was going. One of the teachers is working in a school where the administrative directive is to shift to “proficiency based” and “student-paced” learning. 1,464 more words

School Change

Interesting news today….

This blog is for UNICEF. Thanks for reading.

New diesel cars exceed EU pollution limits

A new report from sustainable transport group Transport & Environment (T&E) has found nine out of ten new diesel cars break new EU pollution limits when tested in real world conditions rather than on test tracks. 395 more words

Gradeless: Toward Greater Learning and Understanding in Biology

On June 1st of this year, just as second semester closed, I posted a blog entry about an email exchange I had with a student regarding his grade in my biology course. 2,197 more words

Teaching Methods