Cleopatra Thomas

6th grade science teacher at an urban middle school in the South teaching for 11 years previously taught math 6/7 love this almost "for real" Fall time of the year

Location

TN

Affiliation

Shelby County School District

Recent Posts by Cleopatra

Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:36 PM in #Project Phenomena
Thank You!! pretty cool!! I will pass this on...

Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:02 PM in Now You "Sea" Ice, Now You Don't
http://static.nsta.org/files/PB225Xweb.pdf The above topic about climate change covers science, math, language arts, and social studies! The plan for theĀ  lesson is available. ---may need to adapt to your grade level. Our district used it during a district learning day. I attempted to use the lesson in my 6th-grade class and quickly learned that more adaptations and modeling was necessary in or...

Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:02 PM in #Project Phenomena
I think I will begin to build my own "pocket" of phenomena. The fun thing is google asks me what type of story topics I am interested in and seems to do the work while I am doing something else. At any rate, I find that I look at science articles with a different lens. Hopefully, my students' curiosity will pique and begin on a good road of questioning and research with enjoyment. The NY Ti...