Monthly Archives: November 2014

Engineering Animal Enclosures

An introduction to classification has long been a staple of the fifth-grade curriculum in Burlington. But with a traditional classification test feeling a bit stale the teachers at Fox Hill looked to the Science Center for a way to spice … Continue reading

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Snow Day Science

Over the past month I had the pleasure of collaborating with Sarah Pottieger, the “Busy Minds” column writer for Scholastic’s Parent and Child Magazine.┬áToday I received a copy of their December/January issue in the mail including the fruits of our … Continue reading

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MAST Conference Takeaways

Last week I spent a day out of the Burlington schools to attend my first Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers or MAST annual conference. The professional development event was a good opportunity to connect with more local teachers and resources … Continue reading

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