Daily Archives: September 10, 2008

Scientific method with a twist

Scientific method with a twist

The scientific method is a topic that many science teachers review at the beginning of the year. However, it can be hard to find new and exciting ways to teach it to students year after year. Personally, I find that students come to me still unsure of many steps even though they have conducted experiments

BrainPOP Resource for September 11th

I came across this on my Google Reader from Jim Gates (who discovered it on his Twitter feed – the POWER of networking!) It is a BrainPOP video about September 11th (9/11). I previewed the video and feel that it explains the events of 9/11 in a very respectful way that is suitable to elementary

Teach 21st Century Skills or Fail

Cross posted on Cliotech I thought that the message would resonate particularly powerfully among Discovery Educators. That is the take-away message from a new report released by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. eSchoolNews reported today “The report, called “21st Century Skills, Education, and Competitiveness,” argues that for the United States to be globally competitive–and