Traditionally, scientists have thought that there were two distinct types of nerve cells (neurons) in the human body: motor neurons and sensory neurons. Motor neurons carry signals from the … Continue reading
Teaching a Lesson that Students NEVER Forget! Using music in the classroom..
Recently, I had one of my workshop participants ask about how and when to use music in the classroom. These workshops are called ”Science Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites”, and they … Continue reading
Did you ever struggle with your explanation of the difference between chemical and physical changes? I always have, because it’s not a simple answer. The WORST thing I could do … Continue reading
Did you know that your brain has to be made “ready to learn” ? Your job as a classroom teacher will be to create a “brain friendly” environment. A happy, … Continue reading
How do you describe the feelings of fellow teachers as they prepare lessons for Monday morning in the face of the tragedy in Newtown, CT? You see, that could have … Continue reading