How to Help Your Students Build Relevant Background Knowledge.

One of the most important things that I have learned as an educator is that I can never assume that my students know something. Just because I have an inherent understanding of something, or think that some little nugget of knowledge is (or should be) painfully obvious, does not mean that my kiddos do. Do you see… Continue reading How to Help Your Students Build Relevant Background Knowledge.

Teaching about plants…getting started.

Hey y'all!! Why am I so happy you ask? Because spring is just around the corner in my little neck of the woods. I know it's still February, but the daffodils are blooming, the trees are starting to leaf out, and the frogs are a-croaking. Pretty soon, the bluebonnets are going to start popping up… Continue reading Teaching about plants…getting started.