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Science Teaching Strategies

Teaching middle school science can be one of the most rewarding jobs in education when the right strategies and processes are implemented in your classroom.

Below are some of my best ideas to completely transform your classroom into one where every student is engaged and takes ownership of their learning.

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11 Time-Saving Strategies for Science Teachers

I started my career in corporate America as a systems analyst for a computer company. There was a high value placed on efficiency in the work environment. When I moved over to education I found lots of opportunities to make my classroom run as smoothly as possible. It almost became a game to me. This … Read More

Escape Room Puzzle Ideas for the Science Classroom

Creating an engaging escape room experience for your middle school science students doesn’t have to be difficult. Set your escape rooms apart from the others by weaving a narrative throughout the activity. Students will become invested in the story and the artifacts and puzzles will be more meaningful to them. I have put together a list of … Read More

Three Reasons Why Your Science Review Games Might Not Be Effective

I used to play classroom Jeopardy as a science review game before I realized I was doing it all wrong. I want to share with you three truths about why my science review games needed a complete overhaul. More importantly, I’ll give you some suggestions on how to improve your students’ participation and ultimately improve … Read More

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