Emily P.'s Profile

Emily P.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Math, Science

About Me

Emily is a National Board Certified high school science teacher in Novi, Michigan. She teaches Biology, Genetics, Medical Career Explorations and has previously taught mathematics ranging from Algebra to Calculus. Emily is currently working on aligning her district's K-12 curriculum to the new Next Generation of Science Standards. She is passionate about partnering with community businesses to give kids opportunities to do science and math in meaningful ways. Emily uses her experiences as a classroom teacher and as a parent of two young daughters to inform her reviews for Common Sense Media. She holds two master's degrees -- in educational technology and curriculum & teaching -- and a bachelor's in biology with minors in chemistry and math, all from Michigan State University.

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My Reviews

Explain Everything Whiteboard
Great App for teachers looking to Flip their classrooms
June 13, 2014
Fun Online STEM Simulations
June 13, 2014
ExploreLearning Gizmos
Fun lab practice without the mess!
June 21, 2013

My Lesson Plans

Student Designed Rabbit Population Lab
Grade 8 – 10
5 steps
June 13, 2014

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My Blog Posts

4 Tips for Choosing the Best NGSS EdTech for Your Students
posted on September 10, 2015
Ensure your classroom resources support this new vision for science education.

My Editorial Reviews

Variant: Limits
3D calculus game has fun virtual world, frustrating feedback
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UL Xplorlabs
Safety engineering site blends in-class experiments with online sims
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Flexible, interactive test-prep practice for high school and beyond
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The Concord Consortium
Vast collection of science resources emphasizes written reflection
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Fog Stone Isle
Fun virtual world builds deep understanding of fractions
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Virtual labs epitomize the NGSS Science and Engineering Practices
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