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As Science continues to make discoveries and develop technologies to make our lives easier, universal scientific literacy becomes more and more critical to the functioning of our democracy.  The products of scientific research are integral parts of our lives, and yet so many fail to...

For years I’ve heard administrators tell me that I’m working too hard. They aren’t referring to my coming in early, staying late, or aggressively calling shotgun on committee seats. They’re talking about the way I plan and execute my high school English lessons...

In science, you’re always a student, even when you’re the teacher. I realized this by observing one lonely firefly.

 

As I watched a local population of little brown myotis bats wake up and hunt for some breakfast this late summer evening, I was surprised to see a...

For most of us, making and submitting plans for a substitute can be such a pain that it's not worth the day off, especially for last minute or complex lessons. With the help of Jing, you can create sub plans quickly, easily and from anywhere (and you won't have to limit yourself...

We have been having some truly beautiful fall days lately. And you all know what that means – FIRE DRILLS! 

 

Now if you haven’t thought about practicing your fire drill routine (or, ahem, come up with your fire drill routine) by this point of the...

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