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Try and Keep Up

April 23, 2018 Naomi Patten 3

Science teaching. What could be so hard about it?  Besides the lesson planning, difficult micro-level concepts, keeping the curiosity alive in the classroom, and helping […]

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Embracing the Budget

April 1, 2018 Naomi Patten 4

School is expensive. Ideally, we as teachers come in with grand ideas for the experiments and projects we have planned for our students, all involving inquiry […]

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November 17, 2017 Naomi Patten 8

Repeat after me: I am unstoppable. That statement has power.  Even just uttering the words makes me feel courageous, ready to take something head-on and tackle […]