Life of the School Podcast: The Podcast for Biology Teachers
About This Show
This is the podcast created by Biology Teacher Aaron Mathieu from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Massachusetts. Each episode, I will sit down with a different life science teacher and talk about his or her path to the classroom, work in the classroom, and hopes and dreams for the future.
Most Recent Episode
LOTS7 - David Knuffke
David Knuffke is an educator in the Deer Park School District, in Deer Park, NY. He has taught Biology, Chemistry, and a series of electives, several of which he created for his district. David has developed a wide collection of materials for his AP Biology and Honors Chemistry students, and he also makes his materials freely available to any interested colleagues. These resources include a series of videos that serve as the major text in his Honors Chemistry course and a series of Prezis that span the length and breadth of his AP Biology curriculum. David is also actively involved in the science teaching community at the local, state, and national levels. In 2015 David was a New York State Finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching. In 2012 he was the recipient of the Kim Foglia AP Biology Service Award by the National Association of Biology Teachers. Many AP Biology teachers will know him as a former moderator of the College Board AP Biology Teacher Community. David also founded the "Unity & Diversity" Science Teacher Writing project, which publishes annual collections of writing by science teachers. David is the co-host of "Horizontal Transfer", a weekly science education podcast with Paul Andersen.