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....
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...
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...