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Looking Ahead to Springtime!

The holiday lights and wrapping paper are finally put away and the leftovers have all been devoured. Now our students are back in school and getting back into their routines. Pretty soon the weather will start to warm up and spring will be upon us once again! What does springtime mean for us here ... Read More


What Your Student Needs When They Say: “I Don’t Understand What the Teacher Is Saying”

A common complaint heard from students is “I don’t understand what the teacher is saying” or “the teacher just doesn’t explain things well.” Is it that their teacher doesn’t explain the concept well? Generally, no. Instead what usually happens is that teachers have to lecture a ... Read More


Looking Ahead to Summer Through the Lens of Biology

Summertime often brings out joy in people. Darkness doesn’t set in until much later, and people are outside more frequently and for longer. The temperature is more suitable for enjoying ice cream, going swimming, and relaxing at the beach. Students love their carefree vacation without school to ... Read More


Getting a Bee in Geometry

Nothing beats the sweet reward of solving a sticky geometry question. In fact, every time I’ve given my class a challenging proof, the entire room would be abuzz. It is at times like this that I always suggest working in groups, as nothing quite compares to a hive mentality.  As it ... Read More

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