Shalen Boyer

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Recent Posts by Shalen

Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:47 PM in Virtual Conference Discussion: The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
I'm extremely excited to view this! I'm in the prime viewing location so my students will have an awesome opportunity. A number of school districts in my area will be closed for this event. A couple of towns in our area are planning an entire day filled with activities! I plan on purchasing a set of solar safe viewing glasses for my students to use. I've included the link to the website if an...

Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:59 PM in Virtual Reality
Has anyone used any of the virtual reality sets in their science classroom?  There are some great apps out for this technology and it seems a like a good way to increase student engagement.

Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:25 PM in Engaging physic projects
I'm looking to add more project based applications to our 8th grade physics unit.  What are some interesting or engaging projects you've completed with students that motivates them to dive deeper into physics? 





Recent Public Collections by Shalen




Teaching for Conceptual Understanding
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Elementary School, Middle School


Using Concept Maps in the Science Classroom
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Middle School


Interactive Notebooks

9 Resources



“Scientific Writing”—A Course to Improve the Writing of Science Students: Stressing the English Language Component of Scientific Writing
Type: Journal Article
Grade: College


Student-Centered Notebooks
Type: Journal Article
Grade: Elementary School, Middle School