Cheska Robinson

Middle school science educator in upstate New York




Schoharie CSD

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Recent Posts by Cheska

Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:57 PM in Use of Chromebooks in Science Classrooms
Hi Chris, We currently use a 1:1 Chromebook program and I love it. If your school uses Google Apps for Education, the sky is the limit! I use Google Classroom for all my classes in Grades 6-8, and it's helped me become an almost paperless classroom. Once you get into using Google Forms and pairing with add-ons like Flubaroo, you can cut down your grading time by switching to auto-grade. For...

Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:08 PM in First Days of Science Class
Hello all! Hope that you had a great summer vacation! It is that time again, where most of us are getting back in gear for a new school year. I will be teaching 7th grade Life Science this fall; my incoming students and I will be familiar with each other already because I taught them when they were 5th graders two years ago. This is both comforting and exciting. For the first days of school...

Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:42 PM in Physiology/Anatomy Project Ideas?
Danielle, Please share your photos and materials on the Body Systems amusement parks! They sound fantastic, and sound like something the kids would love to do for next year. Cheska

Recent Public Collections by Cheska

Blow-by-Blow Inquiry: Students use their minds and lungs in this engaging inquiry activity
Type: Journal Article

Teaching Through Trade Books: Science From the Heart
Type: Journal Article

Our Human–Plant Connection
Type: Journal Article

What's So Special About Plants? Inquiry in the Classroom
Type: Journal Article

The Virus Debate
Type: Book Chapter