Jane Rodgers

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Recent Posts by Jane

Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:00 AM in Cell Structure and Function
Carolina Biological Supply has a CELL CRAFT game where one builds a cell and makes sure that it has enough energy and resources to sustain life and survive the perils of viral attacks. I only made it to level 5 (my cell died 3 times!) The students love it...it is rather addictive. The students barely notice that they are learning concepts about the cell and applying them.

Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:44 AM in When you leave your students in the hands of a substitute teacher, what advice do you have? What are your "pet peeves?" What do you appreciate the most as a professional?
I appreciate it when the sub follows my lesson plan and does not try to show a movie or present a lesson from another subject content area. When I tell the sub to sit the students in alphabetical order, so that they can be identified and held accountable more easily, I expect that she will do this and I will receive the names of those who misbehaved or were helpful and productive. With only 200 m...

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Science Pedagogy

Techniques and strategies - best practices for science learning