Science Tag

In 2018, The Fordham Institute published a report, Reading and Writing Instruction in America’s Schools, that used online survey data from language arts teachers throughout the US to gain insights into the implementation of college and career-ready language arts standards. Of the four key findings...

We all know that change can be scary. Choosing to teach science this coming school year, a content area I haven’t taught in many years, is downright terrifying! Science is not new content to me – I’ve taught it for 14 of the past 20...

  After adopting higher standards in English Language Arts and math, Illinois adopted the Illinois Learning Standards in science. Like their counterparts in math and ELA, these standards also hold students to a higher bar. As a science teacher, I was both excited and nervous about...

I'm sure you know all too well, the excitement that comes with the first day of school. All of our summer planning and prepartion can finally be put to good use. The first day sets the tone for the rest of the year, and it's important that we...