Engaging Students in High Quality Project-Based Learning Through the Ames Students Aiding Pollinators (ASAP) Project at Ames High School

by Mike Todd, Ames High School Science Teacher “I think I’m done,” Josh says as he turns a computer to show me his first draft of the ASAP logo that will be used on every other student pollinator project. As our conversation develops and he takes notes about the critiques I offer up, he realizes … Read more

Nature-based Classroom Icebreakers


Here are great ways to start infusing the natural world into your classroom every day and why not start out on the first day of school! Who Am I? For this activity tape or pin the name of a wildlife species on the back of each participant and make sure everyone has paper and a … Read more