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Newsflash—Publication Date is Getting Closer!

In case you haven’t heard… Our book has been submitted for publication and should be available within the next few weeks! My daughter (a trauma nurse) and I have collaborated to create a comprehensive, student-friendly (and teacher-friendly) 400 page review … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Respiratory System!

The Respiratory System – Simplified! My students love having large-sized structures to work with and always tell me that it really helped them remember the organs. I looked for pre-made life-sized bodies with organs, but sadly only found things appropriate … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Excretory/ Urinary System!

The Excretory/ Urinary System- Life-Sized! My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk at … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Digestive System!

The Digestive System– Life-sized! My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk at the … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Integumentary System!

The Body’s Largest Organ… The Skin I had a hard time with this one!  The skin is the body’s largest organ, so how the heck was I supposed to incorporate that into a life-sized diagram? It took a bit of … Continue reading

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Assistant Medical Examiner Training Program- A Comprehensive PBL for High School Anatomy (or Forensics) Classes!

How Do I Keep My Students Engaged At The End of The Year?  How About Training To Be Assistant Medical Examiners? It seems like every school year…. I flip the calendar to May and my students start thinking school is … Continue reading

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That Awesome Moment When You See Your Name in Print!

A Published Author? Me? I was so excited today to check out the latest Spring edition of The Forensic Teacher magazine and see something from my own classroom! (Check out the latest issue here ) I began this blog when … Continue reading

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Think Cellphones Aren’t Distracting Students During Class? Think Again…

Think cellphones are being used responsibly by teenagers during school? Think again…. 🙄 This is the reason cell phones are such a distraction during class… My students conducted research on their own cell phone use during class. I had them turn … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Nervous System!

The Struggle Continues….. My students struggle because most anatomical diagrams are small and can be difficult for them to analyze. My class created big bodies with basic organs from an outline I drew for their Gallery Walk  at the conclusion … Continue reading

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Ever Wondered How I Use Sketch Notes With My Anatomy Classes? Keep Reading!

Heart Structure & The Circulation of Blood I drew these Sketch Notes the same way I taught my students to draw the heart easily (see original post with step by step instructions and video here).     I think it … Continue reading

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