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Admin Support for Secondary Teachers that DOESN’T Cost Money

Admin support will make our break your job as a high school science teacher. More than any other job in K-12 education, high school teachers have the MOST additional responsibilities on their plate. This is in addition to lesson planning, grading, prepping labs, and actually, you know, teaching. Put the pressure of parents on secondary teachers to prepare their students for college, and the overwhelm can feel insurmountable at times.

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Tips for Teaching Physics in Physical Science

I’m a life science girl at heart. I was a biological sciences (pre-med) major all throughout college, before adding in a secondary science education double major during my junior year. Biology, anatomy, and chemistry have always been my favorites. So when I found out at my first teaching job I

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4 things to STOP doing to simplify your teacher life

I feel like if these last few years with the pandemic have taught us anything, it is that our plates are TOO full and life is TOO short. We should be working to live, not living to work. This is a huge part of why I am so passionate about helping teachers find work/life balance. Want to simplify your teacher life so you can have more time and energy for THE REST OF YOUR LIFE??

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Labs on a Budget

If you are reading this, I am guessing (and hoping) you found me because you are a science teacher. Because of this, I know that labs are a huge part of what you do. But if your teaching situation is anything like mine was for 4 years of my career,

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Project-Based Learning in High School Science

Several years ago my district encouraged us to really start moving towards project-based learning in high school science especially – but really in every department at my school. At first, it just felt like ANOTHER new initiative being forced on us, if I am honest. But the more I studied

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How to Use Discovery Stations

When I think back to my experience taking anatomy and physiology, I think of labeling diagrams and reading textbooks to help memorize the names of all of the structures. These aren’t exactly the most positive of memories. So when I set out to write my anatomy curriculum for my students,

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How to Get Admin to Buy Curriculum You Actually Want

But here is the deal. SO much goes into teaching besides just teaching. If you are reading this, I don’t have to tell you that, because you know. Writing curriculum and/or lesson planning from the existing curriculum is just one part of it. I knew that if I wanted to serve my students well AND actually have a life outside of school, I NEEDED HELP.

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