My name is Jess and I am an international exchange student from Melbourne, Australia. I am studying to be an elementary teacher and will be at FIU for one semester.
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Fri, Apr 19, 2013 1:32 PM in Getting Students Excited About Science
In science I think it is important to ensure students are actually 'doing science' by providing them with hands-on inquiry activities. Let them be interactive learners by exploring and experimenting, rather than just reading them information or facts from a textbook. Reading from a textbook can take time, students can learn the same amount if not more from doing little activities. Getting involved...
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Fri, Apr 19, 2013 1:15 PM in Teaching Science
I am an exchange student from Australia, currently taking a science course at FIU. I can say that before taking this course I was not confident at all in teaching science, I don't have a science background and couldn't remember much of what I did learn in high school. After taking this course I can say I have learned so much, my confidence has grown and I can definitely see myself teaching effecti...
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Rocks: Teaching Resources Collection
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 2:26 PM Very Useful Collection
This collection includes a number of great resources. A teacher planning to create a lesson on rocks can use these articles for information on rocks and how to go about teaching students about rocks in the classroom. These articles provide a teacher with a variety of information; how to teach students about rocks, observing and describing rocks, the different categories of rocks and how they are catergorised and how rocks are formed. This is a very helpful collection.
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