Jessica Gomez

Location

FL

Affiliation

Tampa Bay Technical High School

Recent Posts by Jessica

Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:05 PM in difficult concepts
With hard topics, I like to have the students watch videos to help them out. YouTube has some great ones. Brightstorm and Khan Academy are also great. It really helps at home when they are trying to do homework. They are great little refresher videos on hard concepts.

Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:01 PM in Creative chemistry projects
I make the books like the post above (explain it to a 5th grader). I have songs they make and magazine pages on elements and compounds. It is really cool to see them get creative. Plus it helps them to get interested in the topics. Thanks to the post about the drunk driving lab ideas. Those are great and super relevant.

Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:15 PM in The idea of teaching Applied Chemistry
I know this is a sore issues for some people especially veteran teachers BUT... would it not be good to teach stupids things they will actually use in real life too? Why not give the students more information about things that they should know more about. I think with the way kids are now it makes sense to change with them. Why have them in a class that they are never going to use again if we c...





Recent Reviews by Jessica


Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:01 PM
3 great resource
great resource for all types and levels of teachers






Recent Public Collections by Jessica


zoology stuff

9 Resources



The Early Years: Animal Adventures
Type: Journal Article
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Coral Reef Ecosystems
Type: SciGuide
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