Pointers from a Pro: a Teacher Shares his Tips for Using Twig and TigTag

Pointers from a Pro: a Teacher Shares his Tips for Using Twig and TigTag

We think Twig and TigTag are great, but why just take our word for it? Hear what National Board Certified Teacher Harvey Bagshaw has to say about this indispensable resource for your science classroom: The Twig and Tigtag online resources bring real-world experience right to your...
The Inside Scoop on Inquiry

The Inside Scoop on Inquiry

Research proves that inquiry-based learning results in improved student engagement, reflection, and application of scientific knowledge and process skills. But what exactly is inquiry, and how are teachers using it? Read the articles below to find out. What is...
Get Electrons and Students Excited During Chemistry Week!

Get Electrons and Students Excited During Chemistry Week!

It’s one of the best weeks of the year: chemistry week is here! Celebrate from October 19-25, and cook up some chemistry fun with these articles explaining the science behind your favorite sweets. We’ll even show you how to make them...
As We Go Greener, America’s Air is Getting Cleaner

As We Go Greener, America’s Air is Getting Cleaner

Good news: the air quality in America is improving! Levels of nitrogen dioxide have decreased in several major U.S. cities thanks to curbed power plant emissions. Earth Science Week is October 12-18, 2014 and this science holiday is a great time to teach your students about the importance...
Flipped for Good: Why Flipped Learning Could Be Here to Stay

Flipped for Good: Why Flipped Learning Could Be Here to Stay

If you’re a teacher who’s flipped your classroom, chances are you know how effective the flipped learning approach can be. With more and more educators catching on, it looks like flipped learning could be here to stay. Find out more about the flipped phenomenon, and see how you can...
For STEM education that’s all the rage, simply open a book and turn the page

For STEM education that’s all the rage, simply open a book and turn the page

Reading isn’t just for English class any more. Cover Common Core standards in the STEM classroom with non-fiction book selections that bring scientists and their research to life. See a collection of resources...