Lauren Smith

I am currently getting my teaching credential through SDSU. It has been my lifelong dream to become an elementary teacher, and I am so excited to be one major step closer toward my goal.

Recent Posts by Lauren

Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:05 AM in On the role of curiosity in science
Curiosity is at the core of science. All of science is driven from a desire to know more, to discover why things work the way they do. Children are already naturally curious, when it comes to science the goal should be to channel that into science related goals. Why does ice float, why do clouds form and why do leaves turn brown? 

Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM in Teaching Space Science- Soalr system
I completely agree with Frances on this one. Methods such as mnemonic devices allows students to remember information by associating them with letters, ideas, or even songs! 

Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM in Teaching Space Science- Soalr system
I completely agree with Frances on this one. Methods such as mnemonic devices allows students to remember information by associating them with letters, ideas, or even songs! 





Recent Public Collections by Lauren


Patterns of the moon/sun

6 Resources

1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted. 1-ESS1-2. Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.



Our Star, the Sun: Try these everyday activities that teach elementary and middle level students about the sun
Type: Journal Article
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What’s the Moon Like Around the World?
Type: Book Chapter
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