Lisa Gallion

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About Lisa Gallion

High school English teacher at Living Science Home Study Center.

Teacher Profile – Angela Tow

By | January 16th, 2017|Teacher Profile|

High School, Honors Algebra “Being part of the Living Science family is so much more than top-notch academics. Developing the students spiritually and giving them opportunities to excel is the priority.” — Angela Tow After graduating from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Mathematics in 1995, Angela Tow began teaching in [...]

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Teacher Profile: Bernie Adams

By | November 14th, 2016|Teacher Profile|

 Bernie Adams - High School Computer Programming “I am honored to be at Living Science teaching high school students about computer science and programming while also encouraging them to have Christ as their moral compass.” — Bernie Adams Since Bernie Adams began teaching computer science and programming at Living Science in August of 2015, she [...]

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Make It Stick Part 2–The Good News about Testing

By | August 24th, 2016|Academics|

My last post on “Make It Stick,“ covered “desirable difficulties” created by spaced, interleaved, and varied practice to help the brain hold on to new information.  One problem the authors noted over and over among students was a disconnect between what they thought they knew and their actual retention of new material. Their recommended remedy [...]

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Make It Stick: What I’m Learning About Learning this Summer

By | July 19th, 2016|Academics|

The first new book I read this summer was Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, by a novelist (Peter C. Brown) and two cognitive scientists (Henry L. Roediger, III and Mark A. McDaniel).  The authors focus on integrating current cognitive neuroscience—how the brain stores and retrieves information—with practical learning in the classroom and [...]

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A Visit to Noah’s Ark

By | July 13th, 2016|Events, Mrs. D's Musings|

Lance and Penney Davis, co-founders of Living Science, were invited to attend the ribbon cutting of the newly built, full-sized replica of Noah's Ark in Williamstown, Kentucky, and spent three days enjoying the remarkable exhibits. Take a video tour of the Ark Encounter with the Davises. An Enduring Relationship The Davises strongly believe in the [...]

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Living Science Homeschool Graduation: A Time of Reflection and Celebration

By | June 20th, 2016|Christian Home School Program, Events|

A few weeks ago, sixteen Living Science seniors walked into a lovely local church escorted by their very proud parents. They walked across a stage, received diplomas from Living Science and from their parents, and moved their tassels, signifying the completion of their high school education. And these sixteen seniors recessed alone after the ceremony, [...]

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