Who knows more about your dog than anybody? You do! And scientists want to know what you know! As I researched Dog Science Unleashed (available for pre-order! buy it now!), I kept coming across cool citizen science projects you can do with your dog. I wrote up a whole group of them for The Bark … Continue reading Your Dog Wants to Do Science
Getting Administrators Interested in Science
I was at a science conference recently and overheard several conversations between teachers who were frustrated that science time was being cut at their school to allow for more time to drill reading, writing, and math. I came home and decided to put together one more video to directly address why that's a loss for … Continue reading Getting Administrators Interested in Science
Countdown to the NSTA Early Bird Deadline
The national meeting of the National Science Teachers Association is in Atlanta this year (we’ve had a regional meeting before, but not the national). This is an outstanding opportunity for science teachers. Save yourself 30 bucks and register by February 9. That's THIS FRIDAY! If you’re coming, I’d love to see you! I’m presenting on … Continue reading Countdown to the NSTA Early Bird Deadline
Integrating Reading, Writing, and Science—Videos!
Over the last few months, I’ve been involved with a project that I am very excited to finally share—I have been making a video series on topics related to integrating reading, writing, and science for the Georgia Department of Education. I’ve made two sets (with some overlap): one geared toward elementary teachers and administrators, and … Continue reading Integrating Reading, Writing, and Science—Videos!