Debra Shapiro

I serve as Associate Editor of NSTA's newspaper, NSTA Reports, and contribute to the association's social media outlets. I also manage NSTA's Freebies for Science Teachers web page at and the online calendar of events and opportunities for science educators at I enjoy helping teachers connect with persons and resources to help them be the best science educators they can be!





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Recent Posts by Debra

Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:02 PM in STEAM in an ELA classroom
See also the article "Engineering Literary Solutions" from the February 2017 issue of NSTA Reports. It's on page 10 at .

Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:06 PM in Lab Safety/Usage policies
NSTA has position statements on labs and lab safety at

Mon May 01, 2017 5:36 PM in Technical Writing: (Writing) Mistakes as Progress
T.R. mentions the NSTA Reports article " Helping Students View Mistakes as Progress ."