Karina Herrera

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Recent Posts by Karina

Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:09 AM in Assigning Homework
To assign homework or to not assign homework can be a controversial topic. However, from my experience and observation I believe that it is important for students to be assigned homework. Whether a teacher decides to give his/her students one specific assignment over one particular subject or a large packet to be completed over the course of the week, they are both efficient ways that allow studen...

Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:12 PM in First Grade Science Lesson
Hello Caroline! An interesting science lesson that you could do with first graders would be over living and nonliving things. It is very interesting during the engage portion of a science lesson to hear students talk about what they think are living and nonliving things. Also to help students get a better understanding of living and nonliving things look into books that go over the topic such as ...

Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:51 PM in Using Science Notebooks for Assessment/Evaluation
Hello Julie! You brought up a good topic. Interactive science notebooks can absolutely be a good form of evaluating and accessing learning, especially for the lower grades (K-2). It may be kind of challenging to give the little ones a set of questions (quiz) to complete, and then have to access there comprehensions based on that. It may also be difficult to give out questions because some students...