Kristy Zukswert

Kristy has not updated the personal profile information on this page. Please contact Kristy and make this suggestion!

Have you updated your profile?

Become part of the NSTA professional learning community, sharing digital resources, ideas, and classroom strategies, and connect and learn about those with whom you are collaborating!

Updating your profile is easy to do and allows others to learn more about you as part of the NSTA community, just click the "My Profile" link located at top of this page and begin entering your information. This professional profile space serves as the destination where you can find your NSTA certificates, NSTA conference transcripts, online activity log, total activity points, and the NSTA badges that you have earned for your online work. We encourage you to add your photo or image and to update your "Notification Preferences" for community forums discussions.

Recent Posts by Kristy

Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:08 PM in Getting Hired and Surviving Year One
My apologies for not responding to this sooner! I have not been on NSTA in a few weeks. Thank you so much for your suggestions! I agree with you about needing support and wanting to know just how much support will be offered. It is one of the things I am most concerned about as a new teacher. Additionally, knowing other expectations about mandatory duties, lesson requirements, etc. will also be im...

Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:55 AM in Getting Hired and Surviving Year One
Hello Fellow Teachers! In the next few months I will be finishing my master's degree in Science Education and obtaining my initial 7-12 NY certifications in Biology, Chemistry, and General Science. I am so excited and am now in the process of interviewing and searching for full time teaching positions. As an up and coming science teacher I was wondering if I could get some input on the followin...

Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:05 PM in Developing Scientific Literacy
Hi Breanna, In both my studies and implementation in the classroom, I have found that science literacy is further developed when students can relate to the content in more than one context and even more so when the curriculum resonates with their personal life and/or culture. Moreover, try encouraging your students to connect their personal identities with the science - as science learners; the...