I am a high school science teacher in rural Nebraska currently teaching Biology and Human Anatomy. If you would like to know more, feel free to ask.
Fri, Mar 01, 2019 12:00 PM in Problem Based Learning Projects
Last year our state implemented new science standards that very closely align with the NGSS and after looking through these standards many times, it seems like one of the better ways of implementing them is through problem/project based learning (PBL). My issue is that I am finding it difficult to find projects that have enough of a real-world application to meet then needs of a true PBL. The oth...
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Fri, Mar 01, 2019 11:54 AM in Professional Learning Communities in Rural Schools
I guess my struggle is two fold. One is that while we have multiple science teachers in the building, we all focus on our more specific content. That is I teach biology, another teaches chemistry, another is physical science. We are starting to do more collaboration, but it is difficult to get everyone on board with things as most still see our subjects as being separate from each other. Without ...
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