Rachelle Travis

I'm a middle school science teacher in an NYC Public School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.




New York City Department of Education

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Sun Feb 05, 2017 10:26 PM in Teaching for Conceptual Understanding in Science
I teach both 6th and 7th grade, so I make sure that students continue to practice the same skills from 6th to 7th grade. For example, we utilize the same explanation/argument tool in both grades, so they can advance in their writing by 7th grade. I also think about high school. So for example, my microscope lessons are based on a 9th grade LE "letter e" lab. My geology unit heavily...