Tracy Galle

I am a senior at The University of Houston. I am studying to be a teacher at the EC-6 Generalist grade level. I am married and have two children.

Location

TX

Affiliation

University of Houston

Recent Posts by Tracy

Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:04 PM in Field Trips
Hi Jessica, I am a first semester student teacher for a 5th grade class in Houston, Texas. Living in a large city affords our students many opportunities for meaningful field trip experiences. One place I have visited in the past that is an excellent field trip location is The Houston Museum of Natural Science. There students can experiences dinosaurs fossils, natural gems, local plant and wil...

Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:24 AM in Plant Growth Experiment
Hi Melissa, I am a student teacher currently in my first semester of student teaching. As I read your post I wondered what grade you were teaching? I would have to say that this could be a great opportunity to introduce measurements with a ruler. Or if the children are too you young to use the ruler, you could have them measure the growth by comparing it's size to something they are famil...

Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:48 AM in Gardening at school with young children
Peggy, if you have the opportunity to start the garden right away you should do it. This could be a great opportunity for you to create a space that is inviting for the new students to go and learn. Furthermore, it could help you all create a bond with the new school that does not exist currently. It can be looked at as an opportunity to create history at a place where none currently exists. ...