Jones has been teaching high school science for more than twenty-five years. Currently she teaches Biology 1 and Biology 2 (Human Biology) at East Chapel Hill High School. Each year she works with a student teacher and mentors new teachers. Judy is a National Board Certified Teacher.
is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom." George Washington Carver
"A mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled."
" If kids come to us [educators/teachers] from strong,
healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If
they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families,
it makes our job more important."
"We must be the change we wish to see in the world."
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Judy's Articles on Teaching Science!
NEW Start a Collection
NEW Ending the Course – then and now
Anatomy of a Field Trip
Science Conferences as Professional Development
How Can High School Science Get Students Ready for College
Serendipity, Science, and the Rest of the Story
Teaching for Understanding
Celebrate a “Science Day”
Using Videos in the Science Classroom
Professionalism – For Science Teachers
When Did I Become a Reading Teacher?
A Passion for Science – The Zeal to Teach
Planning Science Lessons Using the Five E’s
Enliven Your Class with Simulations and Analogies
Putting Reading Back in Your Science Classroom
Cure for “Senior Slack!”
Games: Do They Work?
Science Students Through Discrepant Events
Scientific Inquiry Alive
Gene Journal :
Creating a Newspaper about Genetics
a Science Club
Not Create A WebQuest This Summer?
Does Science? An Exploration of Minority Scientists, Physicians
Students and the Giant Plant Cell
of a Woodland/Pond Area
Daily Classroom Specials:
Time Travel Interviews with Famous Scientists
Articles on Other Topics:
Standards Through Alternative Assessments
I Plan Standards Lessons
Brief History of National Standards
AVID Program in Chapel Hill, NC
- Past and Present
High School Style
and Care About Your Students to Improve Student Achievement
a Positive Force
Relating to Your Students
Making a Practice of Reflection
Preparing a Professional
Other Articles on Teaching High School Science
Helping Your Students Cope with Tragic Loss
Science Concepts Made Easy
Science to Art