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....
Intriguing Finds for Inquiring Minds…

Intriguing Finds for Inquiring Minds…

Do you have students who are always asking questions, wondering why this happens or how that works? Their questions could be the key to unlocking an extraordinary learning experience. With an innovative inquiry-based approach, you can harness the power of your students’ curiosity to...
Big Ideas in Evolution

Big Ideas in Evolution

Help your students understand the Big Ideas in evolution through hands-on investigations and the 2014 TV series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. Science teacher Matthew Bostick presents background information, suggests several ideas for hands-on investigations, and offers follow-up questions...
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...
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...