Who's in Your Circle?
Look around you. Who do you see in your circle? Expand your circle. Now who do you see? Does the Kindergarten teacher down the hall teach her students about pushes and pulls? Does your best friend lead hikes for students in the nearby nature…
Finding Your Community
Two years ago, when I became CASE President, we were still in the midst of the COVID pandemic and I was missing the sense of community that science teachers get from being connected to other science teachers.
Why We Teach Science
It’s Springtime, and the school year is getting to feel a bit long in the tooth. Testing might be zapping the life out of the year, and students and teachers are starting to count days. It’s been a very rough few year(s), and summer is calling…
What is Membership?
What does it mean to be a member? It means to be part of a group. To be a member is different from being a customer. I’ve heard it said that what you get out of membership is based on what you put in.
Answering the Call in Palm Springs!
Poolside chill, amazing mountain views, balmy evenings, great restaurants, ultra cool mid-century architecture, golf, tennis, hiking… Who doesn’t love Palm Springs?
CASE Swag: Show Us Your Skills
Are you proud to be a science teacher? Do you want to show it? We do! If you are a member you can get some cool CASE gear at the CASE Goods Store in the members only part of the website. You need to Login to get there.
The State of Science Education in the State
Science teachers know that a great science education is the key to many high paying and fulfilling careers. Science learning teaches students to see the world through the lens of evidence and data, which is desperately needed in an era of conspiracy…
Why are you holding back? You’ve got some great stuff. An amazing lesson, lab, demo, phenomenon, and/or classroom move. All teachers borrow, copy, and edit. We all need help right now adjusting to a dozen ever-shifting demands and conditions, so…
Find Your Community
Do you have a community? I mean a science education community. A group of people who are positive about teaching kids, who share ideas and inspiration, people who give energy to your teaching?
Four years ago, I was approached about running for President of CSTA. I can honestly say that my first reaction was to laugh because there was no way I would be elected. Come on. Who was I to think that the science teachers in California would want…