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15 Tips to Help Teachers Make Science Homework a Breeze

15 Tips to Help Teachers Make Science Homework a Breeze

As secondary teachers, finding the delicate equilibrium between imparting essential knowledge and overwhelming students with excessive homework can be challenging. The debate over the efficacy of science homework continues, but one thing is clear – the key lies in striking the perfect balance. Homework isn’t just about completing tasks; it’s about reinforcing classroom learning, fostering […]

Teaching Sustainability: Recycle Your Christmas Tree For A Greener Future

Teaching Sustainability: Recycle Your Christmas Tree For A Greener Future

Do you recycle your Christmas tree? If your answer is “no,” fear not – you’re in the right place! The holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and giving. As educators, we have a unique opportunity to instill the values of sustainability and environmental consciousness in our students. One impactful way to do so […]

Teaching Science With The December Holidays In Mind

Teaching Science With The December Holidays In Mind

As the calendar turns to December, students (and teachers) invariably start to think about the holidays – both the dates of note on the calendar and the winter holidays that close out the year. If you’re looking to make it to your winter break without breaking your brain, then consider teaching science resources and lessons […]

8 Teaching Ideas To Encourage Students To Learn About Astronomy

8 Teaching Ideas To Encourage Students To Learn About Astronomy

There is a point in nearly everyone’s life when they look up to the sky with wonder and awe. While this might first happen in childhood, it doesn’t mean that these feelings disappear.  So why not tap into that sense of wonder and awe within your science classroom? Have students learn about astronomy in ways […]

5 Tips For Interdisciplinary Topics In The Science Classroom

5 Tips For Interdisciplinary Topics In your Science Classroom

Are you interested in making connections between what you teach in your science classroom and the real world? As science teachers, I think we all try to move beyond just the theoretical and into the practical whenever we can.  One of the ways I have found great success in making real-world connections with units of […]

Teaching Energy Flow in Ecosystems to Secondary Students

Teaching Energy Flow in Ecosystems to Secondary Students

Teaching secondary students about energy flow in ecosystems is a crucial part of their ecological journey. Understanding how energy moves through the natural world is essential not only for their academic knowledge but also for cultivating an appreciation of the delicate balance that sustains life on Earth. Let’s explore effective ways to teach this concept […]