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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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