School’s (Almost) Out for Summer!

School’s (Almost) Out for Summer!

The end of the school year is almost here. Your students are restless and ready for summer, and admit it—you are too. Keep lessons engaging during the final stretch with fun, exciting activities your students are sure to love. As an added bonus, they just might happen to learn a thing...
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...
Looking at flipping your class?

Looking at flipping your class?

Learn from a high school chemistry teacher who’s already done it. Marc Seigel explains how he’s used a somewhat nontraditional flip to teach inquiry units on the gas laws and molarity/molality. He cites example activities, online resources, extensions, and assessments....
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...
Cabbage, Berries, and pH?

Cabbage, Berries, and pH?

Wondering what these fruits and veggies could possibly have to do with pH? You can actually use them as indicators to test the pH of a solution. Get the steps and give it a try with your students today! http://bit.ly/1xNYrJ8
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...