Senior Projects

My biology 2 class is a mix of sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  We study human anatomy & physiology 2nd semester and their final exam grade is broken into a project (75%) and the actual in class test (25%). But when final exams come around in the spring, my seniors are not there (they graduate a week... Continue Reading →


An Idea From My Students

As much time as we (teachers) spend looking for ideas, sometimes what we're looking for is right under our noses! Here's an example from my classroom.... We cover the environment at the very end of the year in my biology 1 (freshman) class. By this point in the school year, they are DONE with taking... Continue Reading →

Anatomy Shirts

This is a project that I have been using in my Biology 2 classes for the past two years. Each student starts with a white long sleeve t-shirt. Then as we go through the different systems of the body, they draw them on their shirt. We include the bones, heart, major arteries & veins, and... Continue Reading →


And so begins my journey into the world of blogging.... I will be the first to admit I am in no way tech savvy. I can check my email, Facebook, and pintrest. You know, the essentials! So why start a blog? I  am about the start my 5th year as a high school biology teacher.... Continue Reading →

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