E-Learning Engagement Specialist with NSTA since October 2020.
Prior to working with NSTA I was a Middle School/High School Science teacher for 22 years certified in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science and Math. I have taught in a variety of school settings in the US and UK.
I am passionate about STEM education and supporting teachers.
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Tue, Nov 10, 2020 1:36 PM in Does computer science belong in all science teachers classrooms?
What do you think?
Its computer science education week coming up (Dec 7-13) and many celebrate this using hour code activities in their classrooms. I have put together a collection of resources for using computer science in our science classrooms. https://my.nsta.org/collection/iOP7JVqjhMY_E
Many resources are very straight forward and require VERY little in the way of resources, and can ...
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Tue, Nov 10, 2020 9:32 AM in Remote Learning and Gamification
I love this question Hanna - thank you for sharing!
There are so many resources out there for gamifying learning. As a high school teacher I loved incorperating coding and physics learning with robotics.
I observed many learners were more engaged and really started to think about real life applications of physics/coding.
I wonder how others have incorperated gamification into...
Mon, Nov 09, 2020 12:16 PM in Thanksgiving Science Activities and Resources
Its sometimes difficult to keep our students on task and engaged around the holiday period. With Thanksgiving approaching I wanted to share some ideas for activities.
Here is a link to an NSTA collection I found https://my.nsta.org/collection/IE7sbLHsRSg_E and a recent journal article https://www.nsta.org/science-and-children/science-and-childr...-creations
I would love ...
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Fri, Nov 06, 2020 8:32 PM Excellent Resource
A must have for all Chemistry classes. Argument Driven Inquiry lessons and the accompanying training has changed learning in my classroom forever.
Fri, Nov 06, 2020 8:31 PM Excellent Resource
Thu, Oct 08, 2020 11:49 AM Amazing images
This web seminar shared some of the latest discoveries made by the Hubble Space Telescope. The presenter was very personable and shared his connections with the Hubble Project.
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