Going Back-to-School after Winter Break

Going Back-to-School after Winter Break

For teachers and students alike, going back-to-school after Winter Break can be tough. However, the new semester is a great time to try new activities or make changes in your classroom. In order to motivate yourself and reengage students during that first week back, we’ve compiled a...
Classroom Resolutions for 2014

Classroom Resolutions for 2014

For educators, New Year’s resolutions often revolve around classroom goals and ways to better engage with students. However, research suggests that just 8 percent of people achieve their New Year’s resolutions. We want to help you beat the odds this year with these resources to help...
Caring for Classroom Critters During Winter Break

Caring for Classroom Critters During Winter Break

Winter break is quickly approaching! As you’re wrapping up the semester, don’t forget to plan for the care of classroom pets while you and your students are away. These tips can help you keep your critters happy over the holidays.     Before you leave for the holidays, make...
The Science Behind Thanksgiving

The Science Behind Thanksgiving

Do your students have trouble staying focused during the days leading up to Thanksgiving Break?   Recapture their attention with these fun, holiday-themed science activities and resources. From measuring turkey feathers to answering the age old question – “Does turkey really make...
Teacher Tips: Using Web Site Animations in the Science Classroom

Teacher Tips: Using Web Site Animations in the Science Classroom

Carolina Teaching Partner, Heather Waring, is inspired by the old adage, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” That’s why she has begun using computer animations and guided learning to introduce and reinforce difficult chemistry topics for her students. In order to find content...
Halloween Science Activities

Halloween Science Activities

From weighing pumpkins to uncovering the science of mummies, there are so many ways to celebrate Halloween with STEM lesson plans and activities. We gathered some of our favorite spooky science ideas from around the web for inspiration. Leave a comment letting us know how you’re...