Rocio Garcia

I am currently enrolled in a elementary/middle school education program. I look forward to teaching in my own classroom soon.

Location

IL

Recent Posts by Rocio

Sat May 05, 2012 9:56 PM in School Gardens Spring 2012
I like this idea a lot. With this activity students can incorporate Math by charting the growth of the plants, and they can include Language Arts by keeping a log on the observations the students conduct on the plants. Something similar that I observed was done in a kindergarten classroom. The teacher used stocking to fill with dirt and inserted grass seeds in the dirt. The students were able to s...

Sat May 05, 2012 9:53 PM in School Gardens Spring 2012
I like this idea a lot. With this activity students can incorporate Math by charting the growth of the plants, and they can include Language Arts by keeping a log on the observations the students conduct on the plants. Something similar that I observed was done in a kindergarten classroom. The teacher used stocking to fill with dirt and inserted grass seeds in the dirt. The students were able to s...

Sat May 05, 2012 9:45 PM in What Worked Well in Science This Year?
This was not directly incorporated into a classroom, but it was simulated in my science methods class. We were able to create workshops designed around a certain theme and each station within that workshop explored an element of that topic. For example, my group had the topic of trees, the first station dealt with the structure of trees, the second station explored leaves, and the third station en...