Teaching is my passion. My goal is to instill a love for learning in my future students and have a positive impact on them no matter how small.
Solar System: The Planets
A collection with the resources to help students learn about our solar system.
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Wed, Nov 28, 2018 1:24 AM in Collecting and Recording Data With Young Children
Collecting and recording data is an important part of students learning about science. However, it can be challenging to teach young students how to collect data and record it properly. The article “Recording Data with Young Children” by Peggy Ashbrook discusses ideas of introducing lower elementary grade students to collecting data. It is suggested that teacher should begin with topics that the ...
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Tue, Nov 27, 2018 11:24 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
In my courses my professors have always talked about a number of different ways to keep students engaged in a lesson. To give a specific example, in my teaching science course we have discussed 5E lesson plans. This a model for inquiry-based learning were the students are driving the lesson and the teacher is guiding them through. What I like about this model is that the students ca...
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 10:48 PM in Daily assessments
I am a preservice teacher studying to be an elementary school teacher and also receive a middle school science certification. Some of the hours I have spent in the classroom have been with an 8th grade science teacher. She was a great mentor for me and gave me so many wonderful ideas I can use in my future classroom. One way she kept track of her students’ learning was by having a graded rubric f...
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