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Need to remember why you teach? Listen to this incredible story from one of our teacher coaches recalling her first year of teaching. TI staff educator and math enthusiast Lori Lambertson describes how to find her favorite number. When staff physicist Paul Doherty began to teach, he started by doing lots of demonstrations. But now, he explains, he has students get their hands on the science, which helps them to understand the calculations.
It’s tough for a new teacher to keep up with everything from labs to professional development. TI teacher coach Arlette Manders provides a potpourri of tips on how to make life a little easier. TI staff educator Lori Lambertson explains her philosophy of integrating math and science in the classroom, and how she puts it into practice. TI staff educator Eric Muller demonstrates a “cool” thing to do with dry ice, and it even relates to the standards!
Children’s book author David Schwartz shares some creative ways kids and teachers have used his books to look at big numbers.
Our host, Stephanie Chasteen, shares some fun facts and activities having to do with the science of sound.
TI staff biologist Karen Kalumuck breaks down the news about the mysterious ailment afflicting our country’s bees. Why does it matter, and what can we do about it?
Sometimes kids don’t have much experience with nature. TI teacher coach Kim Marie Hansen recounts how she got her inner city students outside and observing the world by using nature journals.