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Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:52 PM
Hello everyone! I am a preservice teacher and am currently observing in a biology classroom. Next semester I will be taking over the classroom and full-time student teaching. The importance of safety in the lab has ben engrained in my head since I began studying education. Since I have been observing, I have witnessed the enforcement of safety is much more challenging than I had expected. In the current classroom I am in, lab safety is not strictly enforced. If anyone has any suggestions for enforcing lab safety when I take over next semester I would really appreciate it!
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Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:10 PM
Hello...I agree with you about the enforcement of lab safety in science classrooms. I'm also struggling with it when it comes to my students who are behaviorally challenged. Usually, I give them the Lab Safety Contract by Flinn (you can google it), then give them a test about Do's and Don't while doing a lab activity, also show them some video clips on lab safety. It's a continuous practice and reinforcement of the lab safety.
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