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Changing Gears: Drive

Motivation is the driving force behind all life decisions. It is what determines our needs, values, and goals in life. When it comes to students in the classroom what can teachers do to foster motivation and curiosity? In the book … Continue reading

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Take a Walk in the “Margins”: A Metaphor-

What are Margins to you as a Teacher? The diverse ecosystems between barren farm fields and an offtopic discussion in a classroom could constitute a margin. Let’s explore this margin metaphor: Margins represent a place for learning, not a particular … Continue reading

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Being An Exemplary Science Teacher

The future science educators of our cohort this year have similar worries about what their career will look like and how effective of a teacher they will become. I think that practicing being exemplary teachers today will help us put … Continue reading

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Surviving The Storm: Fostering Resiliency In Science Learners

What is resiliency? When you first hear the words resilient or resiliency, you may think of a definition similar to the idea of withstanding or “bouncing back” from difficult decisions. This idea is often connected to the resilience of communities, … Continue reading

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Marching To The Margins

Audio Transcript What does it mean to “Teach in the Margins?” “Teaching in the Margins” recognizes that harmony is not found in a homogeneous society, but rather, is found within that beautiful chaos found naturally in the margins of the … Continue reading

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Exemplary Science Teaching and You

What does Exemplary Science Teaching mean to you? Does it just mean being a really good teacher that all the students like? Or is it more along the lines of being that Super Teacher, the one who has all the … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: The Struggle

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back to the last installment of An Interesting Perspective for the semester. I know I’ve been less consistent these past few weeks, but things have been hectic. Today though, we’re back on track and here to discuss … Continue reading

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Are you up to the challenge?

The best and worst of any profession are the challenges that come with that profession. As I have pursued this profession, so many what-if’s and doubts have popped into my head, most of them related to the challenges that come … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Drive the Bus

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back for the newest installment of An Interesting Perspective. Today, we will discuss the importance of classroom management within a science classroom, and give out a few tips and tricks to keep your classroom from entering a … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Balling on a Budget

Howdy bloggers, Sorry for the brief hiatus, but we’re back for the newest installment of An Interesting Perspective. In today’s post, we will discuss ways in which you can make your classroom fun and engaging, while still keeping it affordable. … Continue reading

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