Shirin Nayani



Recent Posts by Shirin

Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:32 AM in 1st Grade Activities
The best way to engage your students is to know where their interests lie. Once you have figured that out then you can design your lesson plan accordingly. I know my students love songs, so every time I teach them a new concept for example, seasons I show my students a song about seasons on YouTube. I even made a foldable with my students once but they did not like that. This way I found out what...

Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:20 AM in Assessments in Science
On-going assessment I do in my classroom is I walk around the room and watch the students as they work or when they talk to their partners. An assessment can also be conducted by asking students questions about what they have learned. If a student is able to explain clearly what they were being taught then the teacher will if he or she needs additional help or not.

Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:25 PM in Discussion
I always start a classroom discussion by having the students turn and talk to one another about what they already know or have learned about a particular topic. Then I have the students raise their hand and tell me one thing they learned from their partner. This way I know what the students prior knowledge and I also now that the students were having an active discussion. I also ask the students a...