Common Core and 21st Century Standards. Infographic: Write It Down. Khan Academy - StumbleUpon. Education. Oral English Activities. How to Keep Kids Engaged in Class. Have you ever plunked yourself down in a staff meeting where some of your colleagues were, for lack of a better phrase, not paying attention?
Grading homework? Having private conversations? Teaching Strategies. Common Core Related Resources. Math. Social Studies. ESL. Language Arts. General Science. Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students. By Drs.
Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty, University of Pennsylvania The expression "hands-on, minds-on" summarizes the philosophy we have incorporated in these activities - namely, that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities are closely linked to understanding important biological concepts. Many of our activities are explicitly aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, as indicated by (NGSS) in the descriptions below and the links to the right. Additional information is provided in Summary Tables and in the Teacher Preparation Notes for these activities. To accommodate limited budgets, most of our activities can be carried out with minimum equipment and expense for supplies. Life Science. SMARTBoard.