Category: NGC

As you embark on the integration of NGSS into your classroom, you will face new challenges.  The complexity of the NGSS can be overwhelming, which is why I suggest that you start small.  For instance, create one activity that involves all three dimensions or increase your daily use of the science and engineering practices.  Eventually […]

Photograph by Benita Zepeda

Most teachers follow the typical first-day-of-school protocol which includes passing out books and discussing class policies.  BORING!  If you want kids to be passionate about chemistry, get kids up off their butts and investigating cool things from day one!  A teacher on Twitter recently asked me to share my First Day Lab.  This post provides details […]