Stefanie Thews



Recent Posts by Stefanie

Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:07 PM in The Rock Cycle
Hello!  I am a student teacher and am making a lesson plan for the Rock Cycle.  I have a couple a resources for the lesson plan itself but, I am having trouble with the length of the lesson plan. I tend to make the lesson plan longer so the students have more time to explore and have opportunity for group discussion. This a 6th grade class and is only 45 min. How can I still have the hand-on act...

Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:05 PM in Assigning Homework
Hello! I am a student teacher but, when I have been in my classroom and had observations I have notes big packets seem to be harder for this age. In my observations when I have seen this assigned I found a lot of students did not finish the packet or tried to finish it last minute. If you were to do this I would suggest build the students up to it to help with responsibility in the student.

Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:48 PM in STEM programs
Hello Lindsey! I am in my first semester as well!! STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and mathematics) is awesome! I think it is interesting to want to reach all subjects in this project of yours! I think it is a great idea to use the manipulative and have them make something creative along with other subjects! Since my class in the 6th grade I think I would have to do it a little different. ...