About Collier...
Subject / Grade 7th and 8th Grade
Room: E37
Phone: 480-224-2467
Email: Collier
"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge."
 Carl Sagan

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Welcome to Payne JHS and to my science class! I love to learn and I love to share my excitement about learning with others. We are going to have a very fun year exploring science through a series of interactive activities.

My Education and Professional Background

I have been teaching at Payne since 2013 in both 7th and 8th grades. After earning an M.S. in Geology I spent 23 years working in industry in the field of electron microscopy. When it was time for a change I decided to dream big and returned to earn my M.Ed. at ASU!

My Educational Philosophy

I believe that learning science should be a fun experience full of intellectual challenges and rewards. Whenever possible the learning should be through hands-on experiences that will guide the student to a deeper understanding of the topic.

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Last Modified on November 16, 2016