Alexandra Turpin

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Recent Posts by Alexandra

Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:54 PM in Science Is Only An Elective (At Our School)
You could integrate science with other subject areas such as for a math lesson use links to measure various things outside in nature. For writing the student could write about the life cycle of the butterfly. You could use common words used in science as spelling or vocabulary words. When reading to students you could use books that are related to science. Below is a link that I found and it has a...

Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:58 PM in A Measurement Activity for 1st Grade
You could also have them work in pairs to measure different objects outside in nature with links and blocks. They could also measure one another to see how tall they are with the links. The teacher should provide them with a recording sheet so they can keep track of their information.

Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:40 PM in How to handle student's questions?
Do not be afraid of not knowing an answer. You are growing and learning alongside your students. Take advantage of the technology we have today and search to find the answer with your class. Depending on the grade level, you could have students work in pairs to find the answer to the question and have the various groups share what they found. It will teach them about science content, technology, a...