Teaching the food chain/food webs in a biology classroom

23rd March, 2010 - Posted by Teacher - 1 Comment

Teaching food chain/ food webs Submitted by Robin Dahman (Biology teacher in Lorain, Ohio) Materials: yarn, toy plastic animals, scissors, large styrofoam ball, yellow spray paint, eager students Students struggle to make the connections between memorized vocabulary and application of that vocabulary.  I have come up with a fun and interactive way to teach the » Read More

STC® Organisms assessed through a first graders song. Post your creative songs below and view the first graders blog about what they have learned.

17th March, 2010 - Posted by Teacher - 21 Comments

Thank you to the first grade students that shared this classroom experience using STC® Organisms! The video begins with two very excited teammates observing guppies at their table group. While observing the guppies, the students were shocked to witness one active guppy literally jump out of the cup. The student teacher captured this teachable moment » Read More

Free Vocabulary Cards with translations for ELL students

28th February, 2010 - Posted by Teacher - No Comments

  Free science picture cards link for download Developing a scientific vocabulary is important for literacy development for students.  This free download was developed by teachers as a resource to use in the classroom.  The cards can be downloaded with images and translations for english as a second language learners.  They are a wonderful addition » Read More