Science in the City

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By Science in the City
If you have access to a computer or chromebook, you may already have on hand several free tools to help struggling readers, writers, special education students, and ELL's. Once introduced, these are tools that students can use independently to help
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For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Professional Development, Google Apps
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4 ratings
4.0
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By Science in the City
This Meet and Teach product will provide you with a little information about me and my store. It’s filled with a ‘Meet’ page where you can learn about me and a ‘Teach’ page that is a one-page resource you can use in your classroom tomorrow. It is
Subjects:
Math, Science, Other (Science)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Other, EBooks
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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By Science in the City
It is so important to congratulate and recognize your students for positives. This is a simple printable banner that says "Congratulations." If you want it a bit smaller, it can be printed two pages to a page. Make a nice simple display to hang
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For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Classroom Forms, Bulletin Board Ideas
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2 ratings
4.0
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By Science in the City
This is a project where students go to a specific website and watch a short video related to various science and engineering topics. In this assignment I have highlighted those related to Earth Science. They then answer a short set of questions
Subjects:
Other (Science), Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Internet Activities
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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By Science in the City
This is a set of four exit tickets, available for free. These are four of my favorites from this larger pack Pack of 50 Exit Tickets Often a lesson can really be solidified in students' heads by using some types of exit ticket. These are also
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Classroom Forms
FREE
12 ratings
4.0
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By Science in the City
This is a short checklist to use with a group to help the group stay focused and on task. It can be used by you, but my preference is to designate a group member that will complete and turn in the checklist. Additionally, each group member can turn
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For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Other, Activities, Classroom Forms
FREE
3 ratings
4.0
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By Science in the City
This product is a great way to introduce or reinforce density, and also a great way to introduce or reinforce scientific method. This includes directions for both a teacher demonstration or student centered demonstration of the principle. In
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Earth Sciences
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
FREE
16 ratings
4.0
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By Science in the City
This is a set of two free signs that can easily be hung up for testing. They say "Stop Testing in Progress" and "Quiet Please! Testing in Progress" As we approach midterms and state tests, these are often needed. This set of signs can be
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For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Test Prep, Classroom Forms
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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By Science in the City
In my classroom, students always ask for passes, often when you are in the middle of teaching, or at a time that they should not be able to go. To try to help alleviate this, I have made this “Can I Use a Pass?” sign. It can be posted in a few
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Other, Classroom Forms, Posters
FREE
3 ratings
3.5
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By Science in the City
Do you and your students need a concise summary of the nervous and endocrine systems, including the parts, and similarities and differences? This includes the key facts and diagrams on one page. In this product you will get diagrams of both the
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RST.6-8.2
FREE
15 ratings
4.0
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By Science in the City
This winter solstice activity is a great introduction or reinforcement to why we have seasons, and a fun, short, science activity to do right before a winter break. It includes a little bit of information about winter celebrations around the
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Internet Activities
FREE
22 ratings
3.9
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By Science in the City
Are you looking for a way to make your students more focused on what they should be learning, and more motivated to fill in gaps in their knowledge? I started making "Keeping Track of my Learning" Pages for each unit and they have completely
Subjects:
Biology, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Other
FREE
9 ratings
3.9
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By Science in the City
Are you looking for a way to make your students more focused on what they should be learning, and more motivated to fill in gaps in their knowledge? I started making "Keeping Track of my Learning" Pages for each unit and they have completely
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Study Guides, Other, Handouts
FREE
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This is a middle school static lab. It consists of an explanation, with diagrams, of static electricity and then five stations of activities for students to explore static electricity. It also has summary questions for them to answer to process
Subjects:
Physics, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
CCSS:
RST.6-8.3, RST.6-8.9
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4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching Earth Science, AP Environmental Science, and Middle School Science for 9 years in an urban public school. I have also taught and introductory Geology course at a local college. Prior to that, I taught in a special ed (Asperger's and Day Treatment setting), and worked for an environmental consulting firm.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Very student-centered, activity based--hands-on and minds-on! I believe that students need to be engaged with lessons that are focused on standards and objectives.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

NSTA New Teacher Fellowship Outstanding Student Teaching Award during Master's program.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

MS in Adolescence Education, 2006, University of Rochester. NYS Certification in Biology, Earth Science, Middle School Science, Special Education. MS in Geology 2001, University at Buffalo BS in Environmental Science, William Smith College

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have 2 small children of my own. I appreciate that people want to find quality resources and save themselves the time. I have worked hard to develop materials I believe in. My materials are effective with a very difficult population (I have worked mostly in urban settings, and some special ed settings). If they are effective there, I believe they will be effective for your as well.

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