Category Archives: T.I.P Theory Into Practice

A Sample Unit Plan Using Sketch Notes-Cellular Molecular Biology (Cell Size, Chromosomes, Cell Cycle, Meiosis)

Cellular Molecular Biology Unit- What does a unit plan look like in my classroom incorporating Sketch Notes? I have just completed a large Cellular Molecular Biology Unit with my students. (They test within the next couple of days since we … Continue reading

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What Does the Research Say About Using Sketch Notes in the Classroom?

(c)copyright 2018 DrM What Does the Research Say About Using Sketch Notes in the Classroom? Good question!  Since I’ve been using sketch notes with my students this year, I’ve been asked this question many times.  My dissertation work was rooted … Continue reading

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Sketch Notes in Forensics- Blood and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

I decided to branch out and see if my Forensics classes would enjoy using sketch notes as much as my Biology classes have. The verdict? A definite YES! At first, my juniors and seniors in Forensics really didn’t know what … Continue reading

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Using Sketch Notes With The Cell Size Lab (Potato & Iodine Version)

How Can I Do The Cell Size Lab If I Don’t Have Agar? I love the Cell Size Lab that uses agar and an indicator. It just an awesome lab to help my students see how things diffuse into the … Continue reading

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Using Sketch Notes in the Biology Classroom

I confess…. I’m a doodler. If I’m sitting in a meeting, I’m drawing in the margins.  If I’m studying, I draw goofy cartoons to help me remember things.  Last year, I had a student in AP Bio whose first language … Continue reading

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Burke and Hare– Real-Life Body Snatchers!

William Burke and William Hare– Real Life Body Snatchers!! This Halloween, I’m going to spice up my Forensics class with a spooky study of real life murders and grave robbers!  William Burke, William Hare, and Dr. Knox are said to … Continue reading

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Mock Crime Scene

  Etowah High students probe mock crime Attalla police and the amateur investigators of Shelley Montgomery’s forensic science class at Etowah High School combed two separate scenes for evidence to uncover what caused the death of a 40-year-old victim in … Continue reading

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