Kimberly Thompson

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Recent Posts by Kimberly

Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:13 PM in Science Websites for Students
I agree with BrainPop. I love that it is very student centered and there are many activities available and so many subjects and topics to choose from. I love that is still popular because we used to use it when I was in school!

Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:08 PM in Science Notebook
The school I am student teaching at is really big on interactive notebooks so we have one for every subject. I recently just taught a lesson on soil and it allowed them to take notes and write descriptions about humus and used their five senses to describe it. You can honestly use an interactive notebook for anything, but it is really great for students to take notes in it so they can look back at...

Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:04 PM in Getting girls involved in Science
I think it is very hard to accommodate both genders in science. Maybe you could think of more gender neutral activities that both will enjoy. You could maybe even have a boys vs. girl type of competition. This will really encourage the girls to beat the boys and participate.