My name is Vanessa Jason. I am a Massachusetts native and have taught biology, chemistry, and physical science both in the city and in a more rural setting. I'm a solo mom of three children and live in the Boston area. My passion is creating engaging and effective resources that will promote scientific literacy and curiosity.
I have had the pleasure of working with many wonderful teachers who have inspired me over the years. I have worked in both rural and urban districts with students from diverse backgrounds and of all learning styles. I found that traditional text books were not reaching my diverse learners and decided to carefully craft my own resources. In 2012, I began my journey as a curriculum designer to offer high quality material designed for student comprehension to teachers around the world.
Why Biology Roots? Though I have taught all disciplines of science, biology is my passion. I grew up on a farm with 10 acres and was always exploring nature, digging in dirt, finding vernal pools, saving salamanders, raising animals, helping animals (assisting in live equine births, dressing wounds, caring for eggs), and familiarizing myself with the plant life (some species of plants are toxic to the animals). So, though I love all things science, biology is my roots!
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