Kelli Brower

Currently a senior at FIU. I will be completing my student teaching in the fall of 2012.

Location

FL

Affiliation

Florida International University

Recent Posts by Kelli

Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:27 AM in Savannah-Chatham K-5 Science Endorsement
Having Students construct a concept map is a great assessment tool for an inquiry lesson which uses the 5 E model. During the explore and explain stages of the lesson the students can be taking notes on their findings/data. Then during the teacher's part of explain, where the teacher is explaining to the students how their findings connect to science terms and theories, the students can attain vo...





Recent Reviews by Kelli


Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:41 PM
5 Mars
This is a great collection because it strictly focuses on Mars. The combination of journal articles with podcasts makes the collection user friendly. The podcasts can easily be used in the classroom with students and the journal articles can be used for home learning to review material covered in class. This collection gave me the idea of studying one planet a month during the school year. Just like you have a letter or number of the week you could study a planet each month and then do a year end activity which would demonstrate the student's year long efforts.


Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:40 PM
5 Mars
This is a great collection because it strictly focuses on Mars. The combination of journal articles with podcasts makes the collection user friendly. The podcasts can easily be used in the classroom with students and the journal articles can be used for home learning to review material covered in class. This collection gave me the idea of studying one planet a month during the school year. Just like you have a letter or number of the week you could study a planet each month and then do a year end activity which would demonstrate the student's year long efforts.


Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:40 PM
5 Mars
This is a great collection because it strictly focuses on Mars. The combination of journal articles with podcasts makes the collection user friendly. The podcasts can easily be used in the classroom with students and the journal articles can be used for home learning to review material covered in class. This collection gave me the idea of studying one planet a month during the school year. Just like you have a letter or number of the week you could study a planet each month and then do a year end activity which would demonstrate the student's year long efforts.






Recent Public Collections by Kelli


First Grade Science Curriculum Support

23 Resources

Trying to enhance your science textbook and engage your students? Here are some fabulous resources and activity ideas!



Podcast: Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children’s Books to Guide Inquiry: Ideas about Inquiry and Example Lesson
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Blow-by-Blow Inquiry: Students use their minds and lungs in this engaging inquiry activity
Type: Journal Article
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Integrate your Science Curriculum

9 Resources

We all know time is a problem, here are ways to integrate other subjects into your science curriculum.



The Science and Mathematics of Building Structures
Type: Journal Article
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Perspectives: Science and Mathematics—A Natural Connection
Type: Journal Article
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Teaching First Grade Science

35 Resources

Resources for the beginning or seasoned first grade science teacher.



How Do Children Know What They Know?
Type: Journal Article
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Me, Teach Science?
Type: Journal Article
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