My name is Skye and this is my 3rd year at FIU. I am an Elementary Education major and can't wait to finally be full-time in the classroom. Teaching has always been a passion of mine. I have 2 sisters who graduated from FIU so, we are a Panthers family.
The Solar System Collection, 2016
A collection focusing on the concept of the Solar System and its characteristics.
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Interests & Inquiry (Skye's Collection)
This collection will be a variety of resources about things that interest me as well as things that can help me create an inquiry lesson about how human activity impacts the environment, for my final field assignment.
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Mon, Nov 14, 2016 8:19 PM in Teaching Earth Science for the first time
Wow, I love this idea. It is so creative. What I especially like is that it presents content in a fun and non-threatening way. I say non-threatening because as a student I was always intimidated by science and still am in some way today. This activity really is a fun way to introduce a science concept in fun way that will grab students attention and interest them.
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Thu, Apr 14, 2016 1:48 PM in Engaging Students in learning about Space
I remember when I was a student my favorite topic in science was space. I never was one to feel comfortable with science, but when learning about space I felt interested and intrigued. I as well as some of you, agree that teaching space can be fun and exciting but when you have accurate information. Thanks for the website Mr. Mendez, I think it will be a great tool as I soon will also be a pr...
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Flowering and Non Flowering Plants Collection
Tue, Nov 01, 2016 9:02 PM Review of Collection-Plants
I rated this collection 5 stars for several reasons. The first reason is that, I found the articles were chosen wisely. I feel this way because I really like the titles, they sound interesting and appealing to young readers. Children's first impression of a text is the title. The title can either cause a student to stop and take a second look or browse on. The other reason I rated this collection 5 stars is because the resources provide the teacher with a variety of information. The articles provide information on plants (giving the teacher background knowledge on the topic) and also discusses assessment of this content knowledge. All in all, I feel this collection is helpful to both the teacher and students.
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