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 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

MEL Chemistry VR Lessons
Zoom in to the atomic level with limited VR interaction
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Collect and share class data, pictures, and videos
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Ocean School
Interactive but incomplete oceanography site has potential
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OK Go Sandbox
Creative music video-inspired STEAM design challenges
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CellEnergy Photosynthesis Labs
Interactive carbon cycle labs deepen student understanding
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Variant: Limits
3D calculus game has fun virtual world, frustrating feedback
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