I just purchased iteachly this year for my High school chemisrty and biology classes that I am teaching. Ive begun to dig through the materials and have found that for the biology lessons I have opened, they are all aligned to Middle school NGSS standards. There is a link to "high school biology outline", is there a separate link for…[Read more]
My name is Rhonda Smith. I have been a teacher for a long time! I have taught high school biology, college intro to biology and human ecology, and currently teach life science to 8th graders. I love my content and I love learning and get excited to teach kids that learning about science is fun!
My state has been implementing the NGSS over…[Read more]
Hello! I've been teaching science for 14 years. It's primarily been chemistry, but over the years I've had biology, physics, and AP chemistry. I'm at Westmont High School in Campbell, CA, and we're on block scheduling (which is great for science). I try to keep my students active during class; practice, group activities, projects, and lots and…[Read more]
I just joined yesterday, so I’m not sure how to navigate all of the information yet. I’m a first year chemistry teacher in a state that switched to NGSS last year. I am still trying to wrap my head around all of it. They want us to be inquiry based, as in, start with a phenomena and use the lesson to answer essential questions. I lov…[Read more]
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I am a secondary science teacher looking for a fresh start.
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I have been teaching a long time, 19 years.
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1.) Take a minute and tell us about you! I am a second career chemistry teacher. I was an occupational toxicologist for the State of California prior to jumping ships.
2.) How long have you been teaching? I'm a second-year teacher
3.) Where do you teach? I teach in Skid Row just off downtown Los Angeles
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Hello, I'm a homeschool mom of a 16 year old son. He will be in 11th grade this year and I had never taken chemistry in High School so I want to provide the best for him. We hope this will make it easy and fun!
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My name is Rachel! I am middle school science teacher turned high school chemistry teacher here in Ohio. I have worked in online classes, brick & mortar classes, and currently in a blended classroom. I tend to follow the work/philosophy of Marzano, Wormeli, and Mastery Learning.
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Hi, I am teaching chemistry, AP chemistry, and anatomy and physiology. This will be my 5th year teaching. I worked in laboratories for about a decade before becoming a teacher. My school is in Cedar Rapids, IA. My goal is to get more hands on activities for my classes. We are a 1:1 school with iPads. Increasing the use of the technology in the…[Read more]
Hello. I teach in El Centro, California which is two hours east of San Diego. This will be my 33rd year teaching chemistry and AP chemistry for the past 18 years. We have 50 minute class periods. I have in the past, let students use cell phones, but that has become a problem. This year I will be collecting cell phones at the beginning of each…[Read more]
This is my 5th year of teaching. I am an agricultural sciences teacher who teaches both an agriculture based chemistry and biology. I teach in my hometown located in the state of Washington. We made a full transition to NGSS and I like to run my classroom through discovery and inquiry, which has presented a challenge over the past year. I…[Read more]
My name is Eric Crayton. I am a high school science teacher. I have 5 kids at home and have been married to my beautiful wife for 15 years. I am in my second year of teaching. I look forward to using this curriculum so that I have plenty of time to spend with my family. I teach Chemistry, Bio 1 and 2, Anatomy and Physiology, as well as…[Read more]
My name is Amanda Demetros. I teach grades 4-6 general science at a small catholic school in the Binghamton, NY area. I also teach 4th grade math, to top it all off. We, the upper elementary science department, are searching for some great resources to compliment our newly adapted 6th grade science curriculum. Since I teach grades 4-6, I'll be…[Read more]
My name is Laura Tate. I have been teaching fourteen years. I teach at Brookville High School in Lynchburg, Va. We run seven class periods a day here. and we have been on a nine week schedule for four years. I do as much hands on interactive learning as possible. I want the students to love the subject or to peak their interest. We have…[Read more]
Hi, I am teaching in a small school and I have multiple preps. We are a one to one chromebook school and we can access a set of tablets through the library. Just getting ready to align state standards with the NGSS and to write new lesson plans, again... but I would rather not. So this will help me to do that. I am also hoping to use google…[Read more]
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