Sydney Schuler

National board Certified, Middle School Science Teacher, STEM designated class integrated in math. I'm a pilot and my goal is to reach out to other science teachers as part of a learning community.

Location

IL

Affiliation

Park Junior High School

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Recent Posts by Sydney

Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:10 AM in New Biochemistry Class
Hi Bill, Have you been to Betterlesson.com? They have fantastic and free lessons with worksheets. Here is a biotec sample  https://betterlesson.com/lesson/639801/biotechnology-alzheimer-s-discovery-of-diagnosis To register is free and they don't send a ton of e-mails. I hope it helps you. 

Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:14 AM in Redefine Success
Well Katarina, you've hit the conundrum of teachers worldwide. Here is my two cents. The classroom must be student-centered. If your focus is supporting learning, you will find the balance. Grades are simply a communication device for adults to understand how learning is progressing. The question begs, what is the best way to assess learning progression? A child-centered approach, it is not wi...

Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:33 PM in Help with a Solar Powered Boat Project for my Students
Hi Kyle, What a great idea! I can't help you with a solar powered boat but I had the kids design an solar powered car. I used the Solar car chassis from Pitsco. The kids used long balloons and paper mache to design the body of the car. We attached the solar panels and tested the designs. The lesson is on Betterlesson.com and called Designing a Solar Car . I hope it will help you. Sydney