Rosa Parks: The Legacy of an Icon

One of the main objectives of the Civil Rights Movements was to bring an end to racial segregation. The practice of segregation forced African Americans to use separate and often inferior facilities than white people. One of the most well known examples of this was bus segregation. African Americans would be forced to sit in […]

Selma: Marching for Justice

Chief among many of the goals that Civil Rights activists were aiming for was to secure their voting rights. Although the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendment guaranteed African Americans the right to vote, many states, especially those in the South, implemented discriminatory practices and laws that infringed on that right. African Americans were effectively prohibited from […]

Teaching the Scientific Method: Results

We’ve reached the final step of Scientific Method: Analyzing the Results. The information you receive from observing your subject and experimenting is only useful when compared to your hypothesis. By comparing the experiment results with the hypothesis we can determine if our original assumptions were true or false. Mythbusters The Mythbusters give a perfect example […]

Teaching the Scientific Method: Hypothesis

Previously, we explained the importance of asking questions. Now let’s talk about what to do with that information. Using the information that we gathered from our observation we can make a Hypothesis. This is a possible explanation to a phenomenon that was identified earlier. It is important to remember that a hypothesis must be a […]

Using Videos in a Hybrid Learning Experience

It’s evident that the classroom experience has been very different this year. Schools moved online and teachers had to find new ways to teach as they were no longer physically in the classroom with students. Some schools have continued with the remote teaching model, while others have moved back to in-person teaching or developed a […]

Teaching the Scientific Method: Observation

The Scientific Method is the driving force behind our advancement in science. It is the process through which we build upon our existing knowledge and push ourselves to discover new things. For thousands of years scientists have used the Scientific Method to better understand the world around them. This method has been the guiding hand […]