Brenda Rivera

Location

TX

Recent Posts by Brenda

Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:47 PM in SCIENCE & SPACE IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM
Hi Lory, Much like you and many others who have replied on this post, I see that my mentor teacher and her partner teacher do not incorporate science (and social studies) into our Kindergarten class. It makes me sad because just like you, I enjoyed to learn and do different science experiments in elementary school. In fifth grade we even had an after school science camp that made me love it mu...

Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:37 PM in Learning to code- elementary
Hi Cristina! I am pre-service teacher as well, I am in my first semester of Student Teaching! I've seen elementary aged students play around with coding before but I was not the one personally teaching it. It was so interesting to see how excited and interested they were in coding. Here is a little site that can help you (and future students) learn how to code http://www.crunchzilla.com/co...

Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:08 PM in STEM in a Kindergarten Class
I am a student teacher in a Bilingual Kindergarten class. My mentor teacher and I teach Language Arts and Writing in Spanish. I was having some difficulty on how we could incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) into our classroom. This is when I found a great STEM website-  http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/three-little-pigs-design-challenge/  , the one lesson that caught m...