I am a fifth grade science teacher in a rural school. I have about ninety students that pass throu my doors each day. I love what I do, and enjoy opening the world of science to my students.
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Mon, Jun 09, 2014 12:24 PM in Literacy In Science (K-5)
I have been using StemScopes, they have wonderful passages that are interesting and engaging.
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Mon, Jun 09, 2014 12:23 PM in Encouraging Girls into Love of Science
I teach fifth grade science, to encourage my girls to challenge the boys to an engineering challenge (build the tallest tower from playing cards. They are determined to beat the boys and from there they realize that they are science minded and can dive into the world of learning science. Begin with a challenge then dive into instruction.
Mon, Jun 09, 2014 12:19 PM in Is it just me? Am I getting old?
I teach fifth grade, and I struggle with this as well. My biggest problem is the chewing gum, without fail I tell the exact same students every single day to spit out gum, to place their drinks outside the class, no eating is not allowed. They continuously argue and question why they cant have the items regardless of me referring back to the safety contract that they all signed. If anyone has sugg...
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