Why Project Based Learning Is Great for Science Classes

As educators seek options for effective teaching methods, the idea of incorporating project based learning ideas into middle and high school science classrooms is a powerful approach. Project based learning, or PBL, provides students with hands-on experiences, fostering deeper understanding, and ultimately engagement.  There are so many benefits to integrating…

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Journey Through Time: A Geologic Time Brochure Project

Teaching geologic history is a thrilling endeavor, but it often poses challenges due to the vastness of time and the intricacies of Earth's transformations. In this pursuit of making geological concepts come alive in the classroom, allow me to introduce the Geologic Time Brochure Project—a dynamic and creative way to…

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How Formative Assessments Help Teachers Make Informed Instructional Decisions

As an educator in the classroom, we constantly face numerous decision-making tasks throughout the day. Formative assessments serve as evaluation tools utilized during the learning journey, enabling us to gather valuable insights into students' comprehension, knowledge, and abilities. These assessments offer teachers a means to effectively track student progress and…

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