I am an Elementary education student. I have two children that I love very much and a perfect husband. I am excited to learn as much as possible about how to teach science and still make it fun!
Misconceptions About Earth, Sun, and Moon
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Thu, Nov 15, 2012 1:01 PM in 2nd Graders-Animals (Owl Pellets)
I think it is a great activity to do in our classrooms. I was in Dr. Sparrow's pre-service class and I will never forget dissecting the pellet. Anything that is hands on will be easier to remember and enjoy than reading about it or any non-hands-on activity. Hey we enjoyed it and we are college students :)
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Thu, Nov 15, 2012 12:56 PM in The Lorax
I think that a good topic in which you can use the lorax story is in the "going green" approach or taking care of our enviroment. I think the movie and book The Lorax, although written long ago, highlights many of the issues that our society is facing now. So it would be helpful to use this book when teaching students to take care of the enviroment and recycle and to take care of nature. I think y...
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Coral Reef Ecosystems Collection
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 12:51 PM Nice collection
I really liked this collection. I specifically like it because you included seminars which is a very interactive way of learning about something. You also included the articles for further learning. one of the articles talks about how students in elelemtary do no know that there are many species in coral reefs. This might be something that I would look into when I teach my elementary classroom. The last aticle also shows ways in which a teacher can help students create a connection with global issues that our coral reefs face. I really liked the collection. Good Job!
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