There has been a lot of debate since the passing of the No Child Left Behind Act about what is the best way to gauge student performance. While standardized testing has been used as the metrics for determining student performance, teachers know that these tests are not good metrics for performance. A better option is […]
Renewable energy in the classroom is an essential component of a new science school year. Renewable energy continues to be a hot science topic that students need to understand as they progress through their education. Completing simple projects in the classroom that center around the science behind renewable energy will prepare your students for their […]
Young Scientist Club Curriculum is a product line that caters to the needs of teachers. These products are classroom science projects in a box. Just select a topic you want your students to explore, purchase the YSCC kit related to that topic and you are ready for a great learning experience. Everything that you need […]
Finding the best materials for your lessons is essential to being a good teacher. Fortunately, there are many fabulous award winning educational science kits on the market that you can access to enhance your lesson plans. Utilize these kits to make learning fun.
Energy continues to be an important science concept for the 2011-2012 school year. This means that electronic scifair projects are also going to be hot. To get your students ready for these projects start collecting information on solar energy panels and generators to help brief your students on the application of this technology.
The school year will begin for most of us sometime within the next 30 days. This means that soon lessons for science fair projects will need to be developed. As you close out your summer vacation start thinking about how you can help your students create better projects this year.
Every year at this time teachers in the United States begin to make plans for the upcoming school year. With cuts in education and other spending it is essential that teachers maximize the impact of their lesson plans. One way to do this is to focus on topics that are in high demand right now […]
What types of plants work well for science fair projects? This is a very common question that students ask when they are presented with the task of completing a science fair project. The answer to this question is not as simple as it may first seem. After all the student needs to take into consideration […]
What science fair projects can I do with a hamster or a rat? This question is often asked of students that are interested in zoology science fair projects. While there are multiple types of science fair projects that can use hamsters or rats, it is important to remember that these animals are living things that […]
Unschooling is a new educational phenomenon that is quickly gaining popularity among parents that are tired of the failures of public school systems to meet the educational needs of their children. Unschooling refers to a type of homeschooling that allows the child to direct their education so that it reflects what they are interested in. […]