I'm an aspiring teacher who hopes one to find a job teaching middle school. I love sports, motorcycles, dogs, and spedning time with my family. My goal is, that through my teaching approaches, I can positively impact my students lives for the better, thus creating a better world
Jared's graphic organizers
Share on Facebook
Email to a Friend
Jared's graphic orginizer
View all public collections by Jared
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 11:45 PM in Great locations for science field trips in Chicago and Chicagoland areas
I agree whole heartedly with Lance's comments about the Lake Forest Wildlife Discovery Center. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable, and their displays are amazing; I was told also, that if you give them enough notice, they can actually give classes hands on demonstrations with the animals there or accommodate any tour to a certain class’s requirements as to what part of science th...
View Full Post
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 11:33 PM in Health and Society
I was in Callie's cohort and another activity that you might want to try involves food intake vs. caloric output. Online there are many resources and charts that explain how many calories certain kinds of activity burn over a certain amount of time. You could use those types of facts, then go to popular restaurants (or go online)and get a variety of nutrition labels for the kinds of food t...
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 11:26 PM in Nutrition
I was in Callie's cohort for this workshop, and one of the activities I did dealt with flash cards. Take some ordinary nutrition labels (for middle school students, fast food or restaurant labels might work really well) and cross out the name of the food on the label, then take some index cards and write the name of one food on each card. You mix up the index cards choices, and play a m...
View all posts by Jared
Forum Posts 9
Public Collections 2
This month 0
This year 0
All Time 970