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.




University of Houston

Recent Posts by Tracy

Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:06 AM in Safety First
I agree. Ultimately, it is up to the teacher to make all procedures and expectations clear. I have been taught that before any experiment the instructor should go over all safety procedures. Furthermore, the instructor should take the time to familiarize the students with the various types of equipment that they will be using during the experiment. Just having the basic knowledge of how to ope...

Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:04 PM in Advice for New Teachers
Hi Stacy, I am a first semester student teacher. But, I have done nearly 3 semesters of observations/student teaching now. I would say that from what I agree with the post from Isaacah. The hardest part of teaching science to elementary students is that some of them just will not have that real world experience to be able to relate what you are showing them and telling them. For instance, I w...

Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:22 PM in Looking for Lesson Ideas 5th Grade
Hi, I am a first semester student teacher looking for ideas for a science lesson.  I live in Houston, Texas and will be presenting to a 5th grade class in the HISD.  The lesson must meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills standards for the grade level.  It will be my first lesson to present in a science class, so I am looking for something that will not be too difficult!  I hope to find somethi...