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...
The Science Behind Snowflakes

The Science Behind Snowflakes

Winter isn’t winter without snowflakes. We all love watching them fall, and then of course there’s the fun of catching them with your tongue. But just how are these snowflakes formed, and why are no two exactly alike? Find out what makes snowflakes so special and you’ll never see...
Care for Some…Grasshoppers?

Care for Some…Grasshoppers?

As our population increases, feeding everyone will become increasingly difficult too. Find out what some experts say people might start finding on their dinner plates soon! http://www.livescience.com/43901-eating-insects-bugs-entomophagy.html Clear the runway: spotlighting some beautiful...