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  • Chemical Compound Naming Activity

    Chemical Compound Naming Dice Activity Introduction I took a poll recently and asked teachers what the hardest topic for them is to teach and a bunch of readers wrote in that chemical compound naming and chemical formula writing is the hardest topic to make fun!  Nomenclature can be a sort of dry topic to teach. […]

  • Chemistry Doodle Diagram Notes Giveaway!

      I’m really excited to announce my spring giveaway – I’m giving away a growing chemistry doodle diagram notes bundle!  These notes haven’t even been released yet – I’m almost done with units 1 and 2.  The two winners will receive the growing bundle throughout this year as each unit is created.  Please enter to […]

  • Designing the Exoplanet Adventure

    What does end-of-the-year-review look like in your classroom?    I know in my biology classroom, I had review packets that the diligent students grudgingly filled in over a few class periods (and the not-as-motivated students simply ignored).  I always wanted to create some sort of fun-review activity to get students thinking and reviewing their knowledge […]

  • How to be an awesome mentor teacher

      My first teacher job was a split math and biology position at a great private school.  I was brand new, and I mean BRAND NEW!  I had previously taught and tutored several subjects in math and science, but I had never had my own class of high schoolers before and my degrees were not […]

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