Mario Patino

NBCT-AYA Science




Kamehameha Schools-Hawaii

Recent Posts by Mario

Sun Feb 23, 2014 10:31 PM in Cellular Respiration Help
What age level are you teaching this? I teach 11th grade biology so the amount of detail is heavy. One thing we do address it the formula that is commonly used to describe photosynthesis [6H2O + 6CO2 + Light Energy -> C6H12O6 + 6O2]. This equation shows the relationship between the two processes.

Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:53 PM in Retaking Tests
It has been valuable to look over the many posts on the subject. To address some of the concerns posed in this thread, I'll share some strategies which have been effective with me. retest-address the same standards yet may be another format. For example, I have given oral, performance, projects, etc when students needed to redo substandard performances. retest-have to take place within a...

Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:43 PM in Pressing challenges facing Sceicne education today
Patricia, thank you for sharing the link to the report. One of the survey results reflects that 67.8% of the respondents stated NCLB has "hurt" their school . I wonder how much of the "hurt" is linked to providing a quality education to all students?[i] I remember one of the intentions of NCLB was to hold schools accountable for providing a quality education to all students while reducing th...