Social teaching strategies: Edmodo online classroom software review.

Over the last three weeks I have been experimenting with Edmodo, a social learning network which enables teachers to share content, distribute quizzes, assignments, and manage communication. While most schools have some form of online learning management system (LMS), Edmodo boasts streamlined communication with students, colleagues, and parents,

The situation:

I am currently teaching science and biology at a high school in the UK and see 13 different classes from … Read more

Stage I Biology Unit Plan Example: Ecosystems

In this post I would like to share a unit plan I have put together for teaching ecosystems to year 11 students.  This unit leads up to a field trip to a local Mangrove ecosystem. There are two assessment items (details below): An open book reading comprehension test (answers provided) and a two part write up on the mangrove excursion.

SACE Stage I Biology Area of Study: Ecology

Unit duration:

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