Casey McMann

Location

LA

Affiliation

Belle Chasse High School

Recent Posts by Casey

Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:54 PM in Common Core Standards?
Below is a link to the common core literacy standards for science/technical subjects http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RST/introduction and the math standards for "measurements and data" http://www.corestandards.org/Math/Content/MD . I agree that it is probably both a deductive and inductive planning process. It helps to be familiar with them to recognize them in your own curriculum ...

Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:52 AM in Biology novels
Ishmael by Daniel Quinn is a great one for raising a lot of questions about ecology ideas in general but especially human impact on environments, population and community ecology. It's a fictional book with the premise that a gorilla has evolved the ability to "speak" (more or less) to a person and is explaining the story of life on earth from a non-human perspective. Great read in general but...