Transforming the Classroom with OpenSciEd
How often have you heard the following questions from your students: Why do I need to know this? Is this going to be on the test? Why does this matter? I, like you, have heard these questions repeated like a broken record over the years of being a…
Nominate a Science Educator
CSTA is committed to recognizing and encouraging excellence in science teaching through the presentation of awards to science educators who have made outstanding contributions in science education in the state and who are poised to continue the…
Learner-centered Classrooms: Getting Students Involved in Assessment
Do you remember cramming for exams as a student? I rarely took part in cramming sessions but I remember these were the norm amongst my fellow high school and college students.
Never Forget, You'll Need It Tomorrow
Brain researchers claim that the average person will forget 70% of what they experience within 24 hours.
Bringing College to High School
One day during our weekly Professional Development, we were discussing how to prepare students for college.
Keeping High Standards Without Standards: An Interview with Ryan Gallagher, Director of Continuous Improvement, High Tech Schools
This article seems more relevant now than when I wrote it a month ago.
Region 1 Dec 2019/Jan 2020 Update
Here is a list of resources and events happening in the Region 1. (Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Shasta, Sierra,…
Science Teachers in Love!
If you missed the Member's Only reception at the CSTA conference in San Jose, Oct. 19, 2019, you missed a good time. But you missed something more exciting than just food, drink, camaraderie, and a chance to explore the Tech Interactive. You missed…