SCREW THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD (SM)! It’s all about the Engineering Design Process (EDP) now according to the NGSS. Despite having taught the SM for over a decade, I’m actually okay with this shift. The way I see it, the SM is the first half of the EDP. We use the scientific method to figure out the answer to […]Read More
What’s Gonna Work? TEAMWORK!!!
I kid you not, I really do sing this song to my 7th and 8th graders. Don’t even get me started on what I sing when the class phone rings. Getting my students to work well together in groups has always been hit-or-miss for me. When it’s time to collaborate and cooperate, many of the […]Read More