Rosalva Pedraza

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Recent Posts by Rosalva

Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:11 PM in Motivation
With my class I've found that they are excited if I seem genuinely excited. They also enjoy games and mystery. I keep the things I say minimal and let them ask their way into the specific details. They also like when they have experiences to contribute into the lesson so I find something that connects to the topic and to them, something that bridges the teaching to them and makes it personal.

Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:04 PM in Science Notebook
I was able to benefit from these journals as a middle school student and I still have them. They were incredibly helpful to me in middle school and are to this day a great resource when I want to review something. They are handy, fun to make and long-lasting.

Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:01 PM in Animal Habitats Activities
I remember when I was in elementary I had to create a habitat out of a shoe box. I used construction paper, play-do and other crafty materials. It was a fun activity and at the end the class presented a mixture of different types of habitats and even in similar ones there was significant variation.