Destiny Huggins

I am currently a student teacher for third grade Math and Science. Expected graduation date is May 2015!

Affiliation

Univeristy of Houston

Recent Posts by Destiny

Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:34 AM in 4th Grade Science
That stinks that there is no recess! There are tons of things to do outside...weather permitting. Matter: Students can collect materials from outside and classify, find the mass, volume, length, density, ect. Students can take items outside and explore the melting process. You can even challenge students how to speed up or slow down the process. Which could lead to conductor/insulator conve...

Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:00 AM in Evolution and Elementary Science
Evolution isn't a concept that is typically taught in elementary grades. I could be incorrect, but skimming through our standards, the term evolution did not appear until Biology which is taught in HS. In lower grades (3-5) we are only teaching the basic concepts such as structure and function, inherited vs behavioral traits, and that organisms have adaptations to help them survive in their enviro...

Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:25 AM in Student-Teacher
Hello Future Teachers! Congratulations on starting your student teaching. I am in my second year teaching and while it's sometimes a struggle and I am super tired some days it's still my favorite thing to be doing. I lucked out and teach strickly science in elementary, so I use NSTA quite often. I read many of the articles Science Children. Plus Science Children offer some great lessons. I have ...





Recent Reviews by Destiny


Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:47 PM
5 Great Resources
There were some awesome resources that are provided by this article many pertaining to fall.


Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:41 PM
5 I had those same misconceptions
I really enjoyed this article. I didn't realize how many of the physical and chemical changes that I knew of were really misconceptions. This article did a great job explaining and reversing some of the misconceptions that I had. I love the flow chart they included as well.






Recent Public Collections by Destiny


For ESL ELL

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NGSS for English Language Learners
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Supporting Linguistically Diverse Students in an Era of Science Education Reform
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Weather

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Wacky Weather
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What's the Weather Like Today?
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Teaching Through Trade Books: Seasons by the Sun
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Teaching through Trade Books: Down the Drain
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