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Be Amazing Toys - a great way to “learn” a living

As teachers, we learn how to do different jobs to supplement our income. One of the ways was to take things we worked on during class and come up with ideas for science toys. In 1991 a collaboration of science teachers got together to invent…
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Edutainment: injecting entertainment into learning

Edutainment - good word or bad? Well, it depends on whom you talk to. The 1950s teaching style of "˜sit down, shut up and learn' was how it was. Kids learned and absorbed information because they didn't have as many things going on as today.…

Great Workshop at NSTA 2005

What do you get when you cram 83 teachers into a small room with an endless supply of kitchen chemistry ingredients? You get an outstanding teacher workshop at the NSTA 2005 convention in Dallas. Kathy Denman, Mary Pat Weingardt, and John Walsh…