Charla Pollok

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Recent Reviews by Charla

Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:36 AM
5 Energy Lessons
This unit is a great hands on and engaging lesson to teach children about energy. The use of toys is a great way to make the lesson real to the students since they have toys that operate using energy and probably never really thought about why it works. I particularly like the portions where the students can create their own toy with energy.

Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:23 AM
5 Excellent Strategies to Promote Learning!
What a wonderful ways to reinforce the teaching of ionic compounds and writing the formulas. The bonding cards is particularly helpful to help students understanding of how to write the formula. All these games are a great way to enhance students learning of ionic bonding. They will certainly solidify the understanding of cations and anions and how these bonds occur.

Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:11 AM
5 Understanding Cells using Diverse Methods
This article highlighted high tech and low tech ways to ensure students understand cells. The use of computers and hands on examples together will certainly help to solidify students understanding of cells.

Recent Public Collections by Charla

Common Core Connections

5 Resources

I put these resources together to help me with integrating common core with science and other subjects.

Podcast: Connections Between Practices in NGSS, Common Core Math, and Common Core ELA: What's Common Among the Standards for Science, Math, and ELA
Type: Podcast

Guest Editorial: The Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards: Proposing a Happy Marriage
Type: Journal Article