Vanessa Gil


University of Houston

Recent Posts by Vanessa

Sun Nov 16, 2014 5:58 PM in Science in Kindergarten: What Does It Look like, Sounds like?
Thank you Jenny for the books, I've been looking for ideas I can use to teach in a kindergarten classroom.

Sun Nov 16, 2014 4:47 PM in Informal Science In the Classroom?
Jesus I thought it was funny what you posted about teaching about germs. I've done this too in a pre-school I used to work in. This is a great way to teach something related to science and their lives. I think science should be taught like this. We bring up students' background knowledge of what they know and we connect it back to the TEKS.

Sun Oct 19, 2014 12:48 AM in Concept maps
I found concept maps to be very helpful with my own notes in college, I use an app called iThoughtsHD from the apple store. I also see in my student teaching placement teachers use a lot of anchor charts. I think they're a good way to organize ideas and I plan to use them in my own classroom too. I really enjoyed the articles you all attached to this forum. I had no idea how much research is behin...

Recent Public Collections by Vanessa


5 Resources

Cells and Chemical Reactions: Photosynthesis
Type: Science Object

Cells and Chemical Reactions: Cellular Respiration
Type: Science Object