I have been teaching for 13.5 years in St. Johns County. I have taught 6th and 8th grade science, Science Technology 6-8, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. I have been teaching 5th grade for the last 9 years.
Tue, Jan 17, 2017 10:44 PM in Avoiding Misconceptions in Science Education
Thank you for sharing. I would like to research and learn more about the 5E model. I have heard of it but have not used it.
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Tue, Jan 17, 2017 10:40 PM in Avoiding Misconceptions in Science Education
I see this every year when I teach these standards. I am currently teaching about the solar system and I try to expose kids to hands on representations like you described so that they can understand size and distance. I also try and show them as many short videos or simulations to help them visualize it so that the can get rid of these misconceptions.
The other standards that we focus on are t...
Thu, Jan 05, 2017 1:10 PM in Bubbles
I like those ideas and yes variables is another area we focus on. They are always amazed how many drops of water a penny can hold.
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