Eileen Blakeslee

I am a currently a CCSS facilitator wroking with high school science teachers . My goal is to help the teachers align their teaching to the CCSS and NGSS.

Location

PA

Affiliation

Erie City School District

Recent Posts by Eileen

Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:26 AM in Text exemplars for high school science
Hi, I am looking for text exemplars to use for informational text to incorporate the CCSS in science classes. Does anyone have any examples that they would like to share?

Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:07 PM in Great Day Yesterday For ScienceGuy Yesterday
That is awesome, Bill. Too often our accomplishments are overlooked. Congratulations and keep up the good work.

Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:05 PM in And Now There are 5 - teaching states of matter
I agree that middle school students have enough trouble having a complete understanding of all of the facets of the 3 states of matter. Our curriculum has them focusing on those. However, any time that science information becomes available, I think, that students should be made aware of it. I like the idea that mentioned doing a web search of the 5 states of matter. This could give the student...





Recent Reviews by Eileen


Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:58 PM
5 Chemical Reactions
I thought that this would be a quick review of what I already knew. I was surprised at the depth of understanding that was given. It went into details and the explanations and interactives were done very well. I think that anyone of any level of understanding of chemistry would come away with a great deal of learning.






Recent Public Collections by Eileen


High school inquiry

7 Resources



Managing Inquiry-Based Classrooms
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Middle School


Idea Bank: Performance-Based Assessment
Type: Journal Article
Grade: High School


Earth Science

7 Resources

Here are possible resources to use in your classroom to build up points for the Indianapolis trip.



A Change in Seasons: Increasing Student Observation Skills
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Middle School


Waves & Tsunami Project
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Middle School


Assessment

7 Resources



A Rubric for Selecting Inquiry-Based Activities
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Middle School


Science Sampler: Using graphic organizers as formative assessment
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Middle School