Jennifer Gaw



Recent Posts by Jennifer

Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:26 AM in Pre-service Teacher
First thing, definitely get with your mentor teacher and ask what the students are learning the week you are planning on teaching your science lesson. After you have your topic, (depending on what it is), think about how you would make the lesson engaging with the use of modeling, activities, manipulatives, and technology. These are key elements that work wonders in teaching young students. A grea...

Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:41 PM in Third Grade Science Mini Lesson
Thank you so much for these activities and strategies! I did the balloon car in fifth grade when I was in elementary. I remember that project today. It has stuck with me and I feel like my students would love to create a car model using the balloon as the source of motion.

Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:10 PM in Third Grade Science Mini Lesson
Hello! I am currently a Student Teacher in an incredible third grade classroom. I was thinking about doing a lesson on Force and Motion. Are there any great strategies and tips for this subject? I want the students to be engaged the entire time. I am having trouble thinking of an exciting activity for them to be actively involved. I have created an anchor chart that is very interactive and it has ...