Anne Bryant

Seventh Grade Life Science Teacher




Cedar Lee Middle School

Recent Posts by Anne

Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:25 PM in Guest Speakers in the Middle School Classroom
All, I want to have guest speakers next year, but I can't figure out how to make it work in the middle school.  My colleagues don't like to miss instructional time and we don't do interdisciplinary instruction.  I teach four life science classes, from 7:30 am - 11:53 am.  There is a 20-minute lunch in there.  I feel bad to ask a person from the community to stay all day and repeat themselves fo...

Fri May 01, 2015 12:43 PM in River Ecosystem in the Classroom
I think I saw a post here about a teacher who created a river ecosystem in his classroom. He used pegboard and 2-liter bottles that snaked down to a large 100-gallon water tank. There were filters and tubes to keep the water moving continuously. He used this in a multitude of ways and the students would create scenarios to test (oil spill, erosion, pollution). If anyone has any information abo...

Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:22 PM in Teacher Evaluation
I have to create a SMART goal for student achievement this year. I'm stuck on the "measureable" part. My supervisor said that you can't use percentages on a non-normed assessment. If I used a pre-assessment to find out my student's prior knowledge of "ecology", and then wanted to give them the same test after the lessons, labs, etc., how could I use that data for the goal?

Recent Public Collections by Anne

The Home Zone: Research Rolypolies
Type: Journal Article

Science Shorts: Inquiring About Isopods
Type: Journal Article