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My Journey from Traditional to Mastery

My Journey from Traditional to Mastery

It’s no secret that mastery-based learning works. It engages students, holds them accountable for their learning, and accommodates individual styles and needs. How can you turn your teacher-centered class into one that is student-centered and mastery-based? Anatomy and physiology...
Changing States of Matter

Changing States of Matter

Changing States of Matter Lesson Plan: A custom lesson plan that implements Twig science videos and resources to teach about states of matter. Check out this detailed lesson plan by Middle School Teacher Kate Honan as she provides tips on resources she uses for bridging the gap for...
Science Activities on a Budget

Science Activities on a Budget

You shouldn’t have to break the bank to make science interactive and engaging. With a little creativity and some common household items, you can discover sweet solutions to teaching science on a shoestring...
What is Love?

What is Love?

Pat Benatar said “Love is a battlefield,” but as it turns out, it’s science too. Discover the fascinating role chemistry plays in how we fall (and stay) in...
How Do Animals Survive the Winter?

How Do Animals Survive the Winter?

Done with the frigid cold temperatures? Counting down the days until spring? If you find winter unbearable, the good news is, you aren’t the only one! Animals have to make it through this season too. Read on to learn from them how it’s...
50 Things Science Still Can’t Explain

50 Things Science Still Can’t Explain

Some things even science can’t explain, like the 50 things in this video… http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/2-minute-video-showing-50-things-science-still-cant-explain/
Leaders who Inspire Schools to Aim Higher

Leaders who Inspire Schools to Aim Higher

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” –John Quincy Adams Check out the “Leaders to Learn From” report, compiled by Education Week, to see who’s leading the way in education...
Genetic Inheritance

Genetic Inheritance

How are health complications such as Huntington’s Disease and Cystic Fibrosis inherited? Why do x-linked recessive disorders affect males more than females? Find out in this fascinating article on genetic inheritance… http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/GWhat enetics/Pages/Facts.aspx Pretty...
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