When I think of my role as a teacher, I consider my dual roles: a high-school science teacher and an instructor who prepares new teachers to teach science. These roles are very different, and each offers its own set of rewards and challenges. At the same time, I approach each with the same two mindsets: Teaching Is Learning and Teaching Is a Science.I am a scientist by training. I am a constructor and designer by passion. I am a teacher and learner by profession. Lucky for me, I am in a position to exercis
Experimentation in my class can sometimes be a little too much for the students. I warn them at the beginning of the year that we will be changing things up, and for some it can become a little stressful.