Below are Environmental Stewardship activities that have been provided by other teachers...These project are great steps to get students practicing environmental stewardship. Don't forget the other components for initiating life long action though (which I wrote about here). Note: I will continually update this page as teachers share ideas with me...what are you doing in your … Continue reading Environmental Stewardship Activities
If you haven't read inspiring action read that first...this will make more sense. Lesson Context: Our world is a magnificent and beautiful place. Nature offers numerous resources that help our world thrive and adapt. Altering habitats can diminish the quantity and ability of these resources to flourish. Habitats are altered in many ways, some natural … Continue reading Lesson Idea: Reducing the Impact of Humans Altering Habitats
A proposed method for inspiring action: Conservation and environmental stewardship are important topics to bring up in traditional science classes. Many of you are already taking steps to make students aware of environmental concerns. This is really exciting to me. I hope I can add a little to help foster this and help you move … Continue reading Inspiring Action
Nearpod is an interactive presentation tool. You can have normal presentation slides, add questions, ask students to draw things, and actually receive what they do! It is a really great resource and you can learn more about it from this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3GVkM_GVa4 Pros: makes presentations interactive increases engagement shared easily provides an alternative to PowerPoint … Continue reading Nearpod- Interactive Presentations
I recently used Padlet, an online poster generator, to create an informative poster on the Citizen Science App eBird. It was really easy to use and it has a lot of great features. I can envision students using this as a replacement for any traditional poster presentation. All the information is laid out in front … Continue reading Padlet-online posters
Tired of students just focusing on their grade? They won't change their focus unless we change our routine.
This post describes my first experience applying a SBG mindset to grading an existing test.