Brooke Bartels

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Recent Posts by Brooke

Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:40 PM in Movies?
I remember growing up on Bill Nye the Science Guy. My science teacher would always put them on. Anyway, I do hear that National Geographic and the history channel website have great videos (long and short, and various grades) that are academically acceptable and really engaging for students. Also some youtube videos are great wonders. I think being cautious and talking with your administration ...

Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:23 PM in Animals in the classroom?
That is some good questions. I haven't even thought about animals in the classroom. The only animals/insects/bugs I have seen in a classroom are cockroaches used throughout a science unit. But what you have mentioned would take talking to administration about policies and such. Maybe they have to talk to higher up members/their bosses. You may be the first to come to them with these sort of ques...

Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:32 PM in Getting Hired and Surviving Year One
I love all of the insights you have given me through this thread. I love getting new ideas/thoughts from other teachers whether they are new teachers or mentor teachers. I think sharing ideas on a public site like this one used by so many people is great. A lot of information, useful information is used/given. I found this to be very helpful for myself, as a student that will be student teaching c...