Dawn McCoart

I teach AP Biology and 9th grade Biology, love working with ceramics and reading in my free time.




Washington Lee High School

Recent Posts by Dawn

Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:20 PM in Pedagogical Strategies for Teaching Biology
Dear Dorothy, I use the DNA Origami model from DNAi at http://www.dnai.org/teacherguide/guide.html I like it because the chemical structure is drawn onto the model and I have my students identify A-T and C-G by the number of rings in the molecules and the number of bonds between them then color them. The basic sugar and phosphate molecules are also drawn in. I think they get a better idea of ...

Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:28 AM in Realy Kool Science Apps
Thanks, Dan. I went in to the Apple Store for the iPad class, but the presenter wasn't up on the science apps, he liked words with friends though....

Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:10 PM in Realy Kool Science Apps
These look like great apps. We just got iPADs and iTouches at our school; does anyone have ideas for good Biology Apps for an iPad newbie? Thanks, Dawn

Recent Reviews by Dawn

Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:20 PM
5 the inclusive classroom
this collection of articles has ideas for everyone. No one is teaching to one group of learners anymore. We are all inclusive adn have to come up with ideas to meet the needs of many. Ms. Stock has a comprehensive list that you can narrow down by subject and grade level to meet your needs.

Recent Public Collections by Dawn

Science 2.0: PD on a Shoestring
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PhUn Week: Understanding Physiology
Type: Journal Article

Multimedia Term Papers in Introductory Earth Science Classes: Using Multimedia Project Technology to Combine Writing, Science, and Technology Instruction
Type: Journal Article

Making Technology Inclusive
Type: Journal Article