Thora Ansell

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Recent Posts by Thora

Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:59 PM in First Day of School Science Activities
A good first day of school activity could be reading Hurricane City by Sarah Weeks . This books is a really funny and covers storm names for every letter of the alphabet. This book teaches children about how hurricanes names are alphabetize and switch from girl boy order. After explaining this and reading the book. You could have the students put their names in alphabetic order and also in a gi...

Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:50 PM in Advice for Student Teachers
I am in my first student teaching semester. Feeling a bit overwhelmed, and wondering if anyone has any tips or advice.

Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:47 PM in Getting girls involved in Science
One way effective way that I have heard from my science teaching method professor, was to really introduce female scientists whenever the opportunities arise. By introducing women scientists, it directly allows girls to see that there are women in science and potentially inspire them to participate in science or have a career in the field of science.