Matthew Gaston

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Recent Posts by Matthew

Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:40 AM in First Day of School Science Activities
Scavenger hunts sound great, especially the diagnostic aspect! I am wondering what type of scavenger hunt one might do to get a grasp of what students know and what students need to learn.

Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:27 AM in Gardening at school with young children
When I was in grade school, I always wanted my teachers to have us participate in a garden, yet none did. Starting a garden is brilliant as it allows for outdoor activity and education in biology, ecology, and sustainability. Even if it is merely exposure to plants, it will lay the seed for something great! (As I study plants now, I reflect back on my botanical exposure and appreciate everythin...