Marianne Dobrovolny

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Marianne Dobrovolny
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The ultimate job of a teacher is to facilitate understanding by means of critical thinking.
 
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Concept Taught: Law of Conservation of Energy and transformation of energy Purpose: The Law of Conservation of Energy tells us that energy cannot be created or destroyed only transformed. This activity is designed to help student develop a deeper
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This particular connection card activity (see strategy explanation below) requires students to make connections between various body systems. It requires students understand the interrelatedness of human body systems. Students must analyze the
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Objective: Choose Your Corner is an engaging formative assessment strategy used to evaluate a student’s ability to distinguish between attributes of 3 to 5 different categories. In this particular Choose Your Corner lesson, students are given a
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Overview: In this activity, students are expected to use their knowledge of the tilted Earth and it revolution around the Sun to sort a set of cards. The card depict various seasonal patterns including: length of shadows, angle and concentration
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This is a manipulative activity designed to help students understand the role of internal negative feedback mechanisms in the maintenance of homeostasis. Almost all homeostatic control mechanisms are negative feedback mechanisms. These mechanisms
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Choose Your Corner is a formative assessment strategy that helps students distinguish attributes of certain categories, objects, topics, terms, etc. In this choose your corner, students are given a set of attributes that describe the Earth, Moon
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Patterns of Change Interactive Diagrams Activity: Yearly, Monthly and Daily Cycles of Shadow Position, Shadow Length, Seasons, Sun’s Path Across Sky, Tides, and Moon Phases Developed by: Marianne Dobrovolny – www.science-lessons.org Suggested
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Overview: In first grade (Texas), students are expected to be able to identify and compare the parts of plants. This Choose Your Corner formative assessment activity is designed to help students recognize and identify the basic parts of a plant
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Overview: This States of Matter Interactive Diagram Game is an interactive, learner-centered way to learn the states of matter and what causes matter to cycle through the states. Students are given a game board, and a set of cards, and they must
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Description of Activity: In this activity, students are given a flow chart with blank boxes as well as a set of example cards (i.e. burning wood, charging a battery, and fusion.) Students must correctly place the cards in the correct box on their
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Please see my other products at www.science-lessons.org. This matrix is designed to helps students understand the differences in characteristics among the 6 kingdoms. It is a great formative assessment piece to see how much your students
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Please see the slide examples provided in the Preview File. The preview file give you 8 of the 29 slides in the PowerPoint. Each slide has a separate problem related to protein synthesis or DNA replication. The PowerPoint is designed to be used
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Connection Card Strategy: This learning strategy requires students make connections between various topics/vocabulary. Students truly begin to understand, comprehend, and remember vocabulary when they make connections to other words, content, and
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These participation strips are designed to cut out and give to each student. Every begins with a 100 for participation. If a student is not participating or is being a distraction during groups work, labs, etc. a 10 point section is cut off from
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This is an interactive graphic organizer as well as a formative assessment page. Students are given a laminated venn diagram and a set of example cards. Each student or group of students must determine where each example card fits on the venn
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Trained K-12 science teachers at an Education Service Center in Texas

Presented to hundreds of teachers and administrators at the local, state and national level

Co-taught and guest lectured in education classes at Texas Tech University

Developed activities and curriculum for school districts, the Center for the Integration of Science Education and Research at Texas Tech, CSCOPE, and my personal classroom

Taught various levels of biology for 6 years

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on, inquiry-based, student-centered, standards-based

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Outstanding Rookie Science Teacher for the State of Texas

Gentry Lynn Award for Excellence in Science Teaching

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor Degree in Multidisciplinary Science from Texas Tech University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am passionate about developing lessons and activities that transform the traditional teacher-centered classroom into a student-centered environment filled with critical thinking and deeper understanding of content.

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