Senior at Florida International University studying Elementary Education w/ ESOL. I am a manager at Starbucks and I enjoy writing and reading.
Properties of Matter
This collection will be used as aid in my lesson on the properties of matter for fifth grade science.
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Food Chain/Food Web
In this collection I will include reasources that will aid students understanding of the food chain and how it works within ecosystems.
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Mon, Apr 03, 2017 10:33 PM in Science Notebooks
I was interning in a third grade classroom last year and I loved what my teacher did with her students in regards to science notebooks. For each chapter of the science textbook the teacher had the students build their own construction paper notebook. For each major section of the chapter they would create a page in the book with the details they found important. They would also draw pictu...
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Mon, Apr 03, 2017 10:22 PM in Gardening at school with young children
I find that having a school garden is important for students to help them learn about the life cycles of plants and the processes of life, death and growth. I never had the opportunity to have a garden in elementary school and I feel that I would have gained a better understanding of plants at an earlier age. I think you should start the garden right away even if you live in a colder place...
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Earth as a Planet: Elementary Collection
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 9:41 AM Collection Review
I believe that this collection is very well put together. Jackie used a variety of resources from chapters to articles to web seminars.I think that using a variety of different sources is helpful because it allows you to gain multiple understandings of a topic and it appeals to all learning styles. The articles that were chosen where well picked and help lots of information on the topic being discussed. I was actually able to learn a few things from the article on the seasons. I would actually like to use this article in my own classroom.
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