Category Archives: Engaging Resources for the Science Classroom

Engagement That Won’t Leave a Hole in Your Pockets

As future teachers we strive to provide our students with lessons and knowledge that will stay with them for years to come. We know that the best way to accomplish this is not through standing at the front of the … Continue reading

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Getting Creative Saves Money!

As most people know, teaching is a hardworking but rewarding profession that doesn’t often have a lot of money associated with it. In Ohio, the average salary of a high school chemistry teacher is a around $43,938. When taking this … Continue reading

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Ballin’ on a Budget!

It’s certainly no secret that a teacher’s salary is not a particularly glamorous one. And when teachers are expected to spend their own money on decorations, activities, and other materials for their classroom, the actual usable portion of their salary … Continue reading

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Blow Their Minds Without Breaking the Bank

Tired of breaking the bank trying to engage your students? There’s plenty of resources out there that can help you save money and keep your students engaged! Continue reading

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Engaging Students Without Outraging Your Wallet

It is so rewarding to see a classroom of engaged students, discovering new things and creatively approaching activities, but this is often daunting… and expensive! So how is a well-meaning teacher supposed to engage students on a budget? Because let’s … Continue reading

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Engage in the Science Classroom (on a budget!)

As an aspiring teacher, one of the things that weighs most heavily on my mind is how I will be able to keep my students interested. Keeping students engaged and attentive has been been a concern of teachers since the … Continue reading

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Increasing Engagement While Minimizing Cost in a Science Classroom

If you are a teacher that is concerned with providing the best possible lessons for your students but do not have the government funding nor the paycheck to spend on, that sentiment is completely understandable and valid. The cost of … Continue reading

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A Science Teacher’s Guide to: FUND your “Fun :)”

Listen, I’m sure we all agree that if we could, we would drop money left and right to provide our students with engaging lessons, activities, experiments, and the whole nine yards. Unfortunately, we know that is not a sustainable practice … Continue reading

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Science Teaching 2.0: Resources for Student Engagement on a Budget

Limited resources and budget cuts. The challenges of acquiring the materials needed for the classroom are known all too well by teachers. “Paying for school supplies has become the norm for teachers in the US. Around 94% of public-school teachers … Continue reading

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