Isabel Asker

Location

TX

Recent Posts by Isabel

Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:09 PM in Assessments in Science
Hello. I am currently student teaching in a 4th grade math and science class. We do not often get to teach math but, when we do my mentor teacher and I use visual representations as a form of formative assessment. Upon completion of a lesson, we will have the students create t-charts, mind maps, illustrations, or research. We these as a quick way of assessing our students understanding of the spec...

Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:20 PM in Science in the Elementary Classroom
Hello! I am also working on a degree in elementary education. I am currently student teaching in a 4th grade math and science class but, I have not seen much science. I have been student teaching for about a month and I have seen science go from being taught every other day for about 45 minutes to twice a week to once a week. It is unfortunate as science is all around us. Unfortunately, educators ...

Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:50 PM in Science in the Classroom
Hi Julie. I am also a student teacher. I am student teaching in a 4th grade math and science class. I can sympathize. While, my mentor teacher and I have not done any experiments with the students, they get rowdy when doing activities such as, illustrating weathering and erosion. I can imagine how rowdy it could get during an experiment. Yes, safety is a big concern with students not following rul...