Switch Classroom is a trusted source for non-partisan, data-driven, teacher-created energy lessons and activities. In fact, 98% of our users find the information provided by Switch Classroom to be very trustworthy. Through this blog, we will share teaching strategies and tips for using Classroom from our Teacher Advisory Council, as well as insights from energy and education experts. For further information or to provide feedback, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Switch Classroom is a versatile online learning platform that is appropriate for a variety of grade levels. In this blog post, TAC member James Corboy describes how he uses Switch Classroom in his 7th and 8th grade science classes and gives tips for how to give students both a local and global perspective on energy issues.
Happy New Year from Switch Energy Alliance! We are thrilled to announce updates to the Switch Classroom platform to improve user experience, as well as exciting new activities that have been added to our curriculum just in time for the Spring 2022 semester. At SEA, one of our goals is to make teaching and learning about energy accessible and easy for everyone in order to create a more energy-educated future!
With the end of 2021 approaching, Teacher Advisory Council Chair Lynn Kistler is making plans for the New Year, including ways to be more efficient in her energy usage. This blog post contains a few tips as well as lessons from the Sustainability and Conservation Unit on Switch Classroom.
Switch Classroom went on the road to introduce our data-driven, non-partisan energy curriculum to educators face-to-face for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started. TAC Member Ruthann McComb gives an overview of her experience at the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) regional conference in National Harbor, Maryland and shares the Switch Classroom lessons that were showcased during the conference. You can also look for Switch Classroom at the next NSTA conference in December!
In preparation for the Thanksgiving season in the United States, TAC Chair Lynn Kistler reflects on something that many of us take for granted -- safe, reliable energy. This blog post includes a list of lessons from Switch Classroom to start a conversation about energy availability and energy poverty with your students.
Switch Classroom provides educators with a wealth of knowledge and resources to help them teach about energy in their classes. In this blog post, TAC member (2019 - 2021) Rachel Petrik-Finley describes how learning about energy with Switch Classroom is like giving a mouse a cookie, and provides a list of lessons on Classroom to help teachers get started.
Introducing the new Switch Classroom Blog! In this introductory post, Switch Energy Alliance Teacher Advisory Council Chair Lynn Kistler gives an overview of Switch Classroom and how it can help teachers have informed conversations about energy with their students. She also gives a preview of what future blog posts will have to offer.