Review Questions with Spreadsheets

I wanted to use a new method of reviewing with students as we wrap up our cell activity unit. I've been working with my students on forming questions with the question formulation strategy around content as well as finding new ways to build content knowledge resources. We're at the point in the year where detailsRead More

Withholding Opportunities or Planning Accordingly?

11 days left. There's a lot of review happening right now - we've finished our final chapter tests and looking ahead at a double-whammy final exam. I'm facing a large bear this year because I wasn't here first semester, so I don't have a good idea of what ideas need to revisited more than others.Read More

How to Create an Effective Study Guide

Final exams and standardized testing are right around the corner for us. My students have the obligation to sit in a large room and take multiple choice questions that (supposedly) tell us (them?) how much they have learned this year about biology. Naturally, the discussion about study guides comes up more and more frequently fromRead More