Jennifer Arbaiza

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Recent Posts by Jennifer

Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:16 PM in Relationships with students
The best way that I got to know my students was by having lunch with them. I usually let them do most of the talking and I have come to find out so much about them. They are willing to talk if you are willing to listen. Don't be too friendly because you still want to keep that authoritative figure but don't be too formal either.Show interest and just let them know that you care. Just make sure tha...

Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:10 PM in reward system?
I think you should decide to use a reward system after you see what kind of classroom you have your first year. My current students right now are an extremely rowdy group. I've come to learn that a reward system works with them because they need that extrinsic motivation in order to behave well. I've also seen classrooms in which teachers are able to use intrinsic motivation in order to get the st...

Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:05 PM in Teaching Science to Kindergarten in a Short Time Frame
The district that I am currently working in only gives me 15 minutes a day and three days a week to teach science to my kindergarteners. I'm having a really hard time making the lessons meaningful to my students in such a short time period. is there any strategies or lessons that i could use in my classroom that would make those 15 minutes as engaging as possible?

Recent Public Collections by Jennifer

Earth, Sun, and Moon

4 Resources

Earth, Sun, and Moon: General Characteristics of Earth
Type: Science Object

Earth, Sun, and Moon: Our Moving Earth
Type: Science Object