Teaching with the 5E's. Click here to access the 5E bundle - https://gum.co/hUvNT A brief 13-minute session that outlines why the 5E approach makes learning and teaching so much effective. To download a complete 5E lesson, click here - http://www.teachwithfergy.com/cells-and-the-cell-theory-5e-lesson-download/ … [Read more...] about Teaching With The 5E’s
What's the best way to maintain your sanity this year? I've compiled a list of the single most important teaching tip from 39 teachers just like you so please have a look, crack a smile, and realize you're not alone. 1. File away papers as soon as I am done with them instead of stacking them for later. 2. Take deep breaths and step back for a few minutes when I feel overwhelmed and let my program assistant help more. 3. Seeing at least one positive side in every situation. 4. I am … [Read more...] about The one teaching tip to maintain your sanity this year
Here are 8 easy ways to improve your use of technology in the classroom 1. Create A Simple Class Website: Create a class website using simple and ready-to-use hosts like http://www.edmodo.com. If you are feeling up the challenge, create your own website using these free providers. • Wix - http://www.wix.com/ • Wordpress – http://www.wordpress.com • Weebly - http://www.weebly.com/ 2. Online Quizzes and Exit Cards: Easily create free online quizzes and exit tickets using the … [Read more...] about 8 Ways To Improve How You Use Technology In Your Classroom
First up, the sky isn’t blue, it’s transparent (clear or see through). The sky only looks blue because we have the Sun, we have an atmosphere and because of the way our eyes work. Earth’s atmosphere is mostly made of oxygen and nitrogen gas. As sunlight hits Earth’s atmosphere, it hits these particles and gets scattered. Earth’s atmosphere scatters violet light the most, then blue light, then green, and so on all the way to red which is scattered the least (have another look at the spectrum … [Read more...] about Why is the Sky Blue?
What is fermentation? Fermentation is a metabolic process done by microorganisms as well as human cells. It can be used to create many things including wine, bread, yogurt, and beer. In the process, microorganisms break down carbohydrates such as starch and glucose and change them into carbon dioxide, alcohol, and energy. One of the key points of fermentation is that it is an anaerobic process. That means that the entire process does not use oxygen. This is the case for each example below. If … [Read more...] about How is fermentation used to make food?
Organic is a HUGE industry at the moment but is it better? There are a lot of opinions out there and unfortunately, most (if not all) are biased one way or another. Let's try to break it down scientifically. At the bottom of the page, I've included an awesome podcast episode from Science Vs. I highly recommend you listen to it. What is conventional farming? A conventional farm (sometimes called a GMO farm) uses seeds that have been genetically modified to grow plants that may have a … [Read more...] about Organic vs. Conventional (GMO) Farming