My name is Yunet Pelaez, but many call me Yuni. I have obtained my Associates in Arts degree from Miami Dade College. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education.I have a great love for adventure and travel. I enjoy visiting new places and making fond memories. I value family, love and happiness. I love spending time at the beach because it is a form of relaxation. I value my education and realize that many do not have the opportunity to get an education therefore, I am extremely blessed and appreciative.
Earth, Sun, and Moon ( Teaching Resources)
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Organisms and their environment collection
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Fri, May 01, 2015 2:28 AM in Advice for new teachers
For the beginning of the school year, teachers can create a welcoming environment by having students create circle maps. Circle Maps help create a diversified classroom by exposing students to each others personal thoughts, beliefs and ideas. Circle Maps can help students see the differences in others. Circle Maps help students relate to one another as they learn more deeply about others cult...
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Fri, May 01, 2015 2:18 AM in Classroom Management
I would like to share a reward system I discovered during my field experience. It was great to see how well students react to a reward system. I must say, I believe reward systems are a great way to keep students engaged and motivated. During my field experience, I witnessed a fourth grade writing teacher use a reward system that she named "The Marble Game". The teacher had the students sit in clu...
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 1:09 AM in Balancing the Classroom Schedule: Making Sure Science Fits In
I am a student at Florida International University (FIU) and I am currently enrolled in the education program. I am finding effective ways to incorporate science into the curriculum. I have also witnessed many teachers leave science instruction out of their daily instruction. I have realized that teachers find it difficult to incorporate science due to the high demands of other subjects. However...
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Earth, Sun, and Moon Collection
Thu, Mar 19, 2015 10:46 PM Teaching through trade books, love it!
I chose to review your collection because it relates to my same content area (earth, sun, and moon). This resource collection is very well developed. After reviewing your resources I conclude that you will be focusing on the concept of earth, sun, and moon for your lesson plan. These resources are filled with extensive information that will guide you well into lesson planning. I enjoyed the journal article that discuses teaching through trade books and inquiry. I love the idea of using trade books to teach a science lesson. I also love how it includes trade book titles and resources that link with the lessons. This article and the collections have great ideas for teaching science to young students. I also enjoyed this article because it has lesson ideas on how to teach seasonal changes and provides great background knowledge for teachers to use when developing a lesson. Most of all I enjoyed that the article includes ideas to make a lesson inquiry. I also like the other resources that discuss teaching our content area through trade booth methods. These articles are very useful for lower grade level teachers. Overall, the collection has great resources to guide you into doing a lesson plan on the earth, sun, and moon for young students. Thank you for sharing such wonderful resources. I myself will be adding them to my collection.
Organisms and environments Collection
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 6:22 PM Great collection for organism adaptation
This resource collection is very well developed. After reviewing your resources I conclude that you will be focusing on the concept of adaptation for your lesson plan. These resources are very fruitful and filled with extensive information that will guide you well into lesson planning. I enjoyed the journal article that discuses the integration of the Nature of Science. The article includes a lesson on interdependent relationships and ecosystems that shows how students become explorers and analyzers in a science lesson. I also enjoyed skimming through the article Organisms K-4. Here you find some of the example that help teachers to develop meaningful lesson plans and activities that help students understand organisms and their environments. Overall, the collection has great resources to guide you into doing a lesson plan on animal adaption to their environment.
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