Secondary Science Simplified®️ is a podcast specifically for high school science teachers that will help you to engage your students AND simplify your life as a secondary science educator.
Each week Rebecca and her guests will share practical and easy-to-implement strategies for decreasing your workload so that you can stop working overtime and start focusing your energy doing what you love – actually teaching!
Teaching doesn’t have to be rocket science, and you’ll learn exactly what you need to do to simplify your secondary science teaching life so that you can enjoy your life outside of school even more.
Click below to learn how to integrate NGSS and standards-based grading: You all know that I want to bring you as much information and perspectives on a topic as possible. With last week’s episode on standards-based grading being a new idea and way of grading for some of you,
Standards-Based Grading, Citizenship Grades, Motivation and MORE With Guest Jennica Harrison [Episode 106]
Click below to learn about standards-based grading: I love talking about science content, curriculum, engaging activities, and practical strategies you can implement in your own classroom. But when my audience inquires about topics I’m not so sure about, I bring in experts who can share their knowledge. That’s exactly what
Click below to hear why I stopped assigning formal lab reports: As science teachers, or teachers in general, we tend to have the mindset of doing things in our classroom the way we were taught, the way our department runs things, or what our colleague down the hall does. But
Click below to hear about using summative assessments: After we teach a unit, what typically comes immediately after are summative assessments, and there are a lot of different types. Last week, I talked about authentic assessments, which still assess student learning but in a non-traditional way. And even though
Click below to hear about authentic assessments: If you ask any student what they didn’t like about school, I bet assessments would be toward the top of their list. But what if you could create assessments that students actually enjoyed and liked? Okay, well, maybe that’s going too far, but
Click below to hear tips for teaching waves and kinematics in your physics class: All month long, I’ve been diving into the most difficult topics to teach in each of the science disciplines, and we have finally made it to the last discipline – physics. I love all things science,