I am National Board Certified in Early Adolesence Science ages 11-15. I love science and have always wanted to teach. I am a seasoned science teacher but stay young when I am around the kids. I teach in an urban school in Memphis, TN. in the worst area of Memphis. I love to travel and have 2 children who did not teaching as a profession.
Thu, Dec 30, 2010 8:12 PM in Science Songs
My CD came today titled Here Comes Science by They Might Be Giants. I plan to incorporate the music as a motivational part of my lesson plan.
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Tue, Dec 28, 2010 2:16 PM in Science Songs
Thanks to all of those who posted. I ordered a CD to use next week on cells. Hopefully there will be one on magnets. I am worried our school blocks you tube. Are any of these on teachers tube.com?
Tue, Dec 28, 2010 1:25 PM in Science Humor
The posts are truly funny. I wish I could have had teachers like this in middle and high school. I also know a chemistry professor at University of Tennessee who uses cartoons in his classes. He is Dr. Al Hazouri. He is fantastic and presents at NSTA and our local state teachers conferences.
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Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 3: Another 25 Formative Assessment Probes
Wed, Jul 16, 2008 10:25 AM Uncovering Student Ideas in Science,Volume 3
I have all three volumes of this very informative series. It was perfect when I was completing National Board Certification. It allows the teacher to learn what the student already knows and helps to drive further instruction and design of activities for any unit.
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