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Wake Up Fellow Educators! The Age of Knowledge is here!

In my pocket is a magical device that opens a portal to nearly all the accumulated knowledge humankind has acquired in the past ten thousand years. That knowledge includes all the major scientific, historical and cultural understandings we have gained … Continue reading

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This Week In Chemistry Class

Two weeks ago my wonderful honors chemistry students asked to do a more project based assessment for the upcoming chapter instead of a traditional test.  So now I can come back to this blog and report on their amazing work! … Continue reading

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This Week In Climate Science Class

This week in Climate Science class we explored a little about the subject of Paleoclimatology. It turns out that the study of past climates gives scientists very valuable information into how Earth’s Climate system works.  Understanding the variables and  mechanisms … Continue reading

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A New Take on an Old Lab

I-pads really do offer us a wonderful tool to enhance students’ experiences in class. Every high school chemistry class includes a “flame test lab” and if you remember this from your own education, you may have a pleasant association. What … Continue reading

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How Technology is Transforming My Students’ Learning Experience.

A couple of years ago the Head of School where I work posed this question “If you had the opportunity, how would you use Technology in the Classroom?” My reaction was immediate, visceral and negative and something like “I don’t … Continue reading

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