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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….¬†ūüôĄ 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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Just Launched! Biology Sketch Notes~ My New Website!!

I’m so excited! My new website launched today! Wow! This has been a labor of love!¬† Today, I marked something off my bucket list.¬† My very own website for Biology Sketch Notes has launched!¬† Head on over to¬†https://www.biologysketchnotes.com/ and check … Continue reading

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An End of the Year Reflection on Using Sketch Notes With My Classes

Another Year Draws to a Close… It’s hard to believe that I’ve finished up another year in the classroom.¬† Looking back, this has been one of the more enjoyable teaching years that I can remember.¬† I felt like my students … Continue reading

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A Forensic Fairytale– Day 2 Crime Lab

Forensic Fairytale– Day 2– The Crime Lab On Day 2, my students had to analyze the evidence they collected when they excavated their “graves”.  Each person had a job or responsibility from Forensic Geologist to Forensic Anthropologist to Coroner. I … Continue reading

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Empowering Teacher Leaders

“Developing teachers as leaders is paramount to creating a positive school climate in which all students are valued. Teachers not only control the learning environment of their classroom, but they also dramatically influence the school culture and relationships with students … Continue reading

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