Isis Mena

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Recent Posts by Isis

Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:05 PM in Elementary Astronomy
I love this idea! I have seen astronomy night done in college campuses but not on the elementary level. I believe the students will be extremely involved in activities involving astronomy and a night can be used as a review for Earth science.

Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:48 PM in Astronomy Night
I love this idea! I have seen astronomy night done in college campuses but not on the elementary level. I believe the students will be extremely involved in activities involving astronomy and a night can be used as a review for Earth science.

Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:18 PM in STEM and Fairy Tales
Hi! Thanks for sharing a great idea/resource. I really love this idea; I believe including fairy tales into STEM can make a intimating topics or concepts easier to comprehend for a variety of students. I am a preservice teacher and one of my professors incorporates fairy tales into social studies' concepts most students cannot relate to; such as complex economic terms. In his assignment, the st...





Recent Reviews by Isis


Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:48 PM
4 Safety in a classroom
I really enjoyed reading this article! I like how the teacher reflected and used an unseen situation to her advantage. I believe teaching always involves ongoing knowledge and the teacher in this article learned and kept moving forward, careful to avoid safety mistakes in the classroom.


Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:20 PM
5 Reaching all students
I really enjoyed this article! I often think about teaching to students in the ELL program especially living in Miami, FL. I agree with including inquiry based lessons in classrooms to involve all students; keeping all students engaged and allowing them to explore independently. I've seen a lot of the strategies mentioned in the article in field classrooms I have observed such as language buddies and pre-assessments. But, I resonated with two points in the article. I do believe keeping the students encouraged and providing all students with different types of assessment (formally and informally) can benefit all students, not solely students in the ELL program.


Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:49 AM
5
I really enjoyed this collection on the states of matter! I have seen many elementary and middle school teachers struggle with this concept in regards of teaching their students why the states vary so much and I believe this collection can really help. The resources in this collection are very versatile and I believe can be used for anyone. I really enjoyed reading "science shorts", I can see myself using the activities and explanations in my future classrooms and the science 101 article for explanations and specific reasons on why the states of matter are so different.






Recent Public Collections by Isis


Food chain/food web

8 Resources

Resources on food chains or food webs



Teaching Through Trade Books: Figuring Out Food Chains
Type: Journal Article
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Tabizi Pythons & Clendro Hawks: Using Imaginary Animals to Achieve Real Knowledge about Ecosystems
Type: Journal Article
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