Tag Archives: Science

It’s Called the Snackbook Because It’s So Tasty

by Christi Carpenter, teacher and Jossey-Bass’ summer teacher consultant The first three weeks of my summer were spent at one of the coolest indoor locations in the San Francisco Bay area: The Exploratorium! The original hands on museum, the Exploratorium … Read more.

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What Scientists Call Good Science:
An excerpt from Daniel Willingham’s
When Can You Trust the Experts?

Each year, teachers, administrators, and parents face a barrage of new education software, games, workbooks, and professional development programs purporting to be “based on the latest research.” While some of these products are rooted in solid science, the research behind … Read more.

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July 2012 Featured Releases

For more information on a particular book, just click on the cover. The Co-Teaching Book of Lists by Katherine Perez, Ed.D. (2012) — 9781118017449 Reading for Understanding: How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary and College Classrooms, 2nd Edition … Read more.

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The Key to Teaching Math & Science? PHONICS!

The following guest post was written by Dolores Hiskes, author of the bestselling book, Phonics Pathways: Clear Steps to Easy Reading and Perfect Spelling. For more information see www.dorbooks.com and www.dorbooks.com/phonicsblog. Dolores Hiskes reveals the surprising connection between reading, math, and science. Fewer … Read more.

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Sample Worksheet from The Science Teacher’s Activity-A-Day

The Science Teacher’s Activity-A-Day, Grades 5-10: Over 180 Reproducible Pages of Quick, Fun Projects that Illustrate Basic Concepts By Pam Walker The Science Teacher’s Activity-a-Day is an ideal resource for middle and high school science teachers. New in the 5-Minute Fundamentals … Read more.

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