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An Alternative to Standardized Tests: PBATS

This winter, I attended University of Pennsylvania’s Ethnography Forum where I was able to hear one of my academic heroine’s, Angela Valenzuela, speak. Valenzuela’s text, … 1,204 more words


Summer List (For Teachers Who Love STEM)

Last summer, I published a list of things you could do for your own pleasure during the summer that could also add to your science content knowledge and classroom repertoire. 2,352 more words

Science Teaching

Top five tips for teaching primary science

By Helen Spring

Are you about to start your first year as a primary school teacher?  I’m sure you are currently both excited and terrified at the same time!  783 more words


things are slowing down... sort of

Spring quarter has ended at my college! WOOHOO! And I don’t teach there in the summer… that means I get a break from that job! 224 more words

How to Build a Simple Aquaponic System Step-By-Step

Ever wondered what to do with that old fish tank in your classroom? Lots of teachers have classroom fish but are not really using them as a teaching tool.   1,586 more words


a day in the life: ms patient, anatomy teacher.

Just a few days ago, I was giving one of my anatomy lectures about the brain. Now and then, I’ll be in the middle of lecture prep, and even when I’m in the middle of a topic I’ve read about a dozen times, a “new discovery” about myself hits me. 320 more words