Christine Goonan

I am a STEM teacher in a suburban district in Mass.

Location

MA

Affiliation

HWRSD

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Recent Posts by Christine

Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:49 PM in Chemical Engineering: Improving playdough
Yes if I assess the process I will get a better idea if student understand the independent variables as well and the dependent variables regardless of the quality of the play dough.

Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:29 PM in Chemical Engineering: Improving playdough
Hi, I am conducting an engineering design project for my second graders in which they will look at a recipe for playdough and improve it to a quality and consistency that they think will work better. I have the recipe but I am grappling with how I assess these second graders. They have already conducted group experiments looking at different states of mater and even mixing vinegar and baking sod...





Recent Reviews by Christine


Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:34 PM
5 Uncovering Student Ideas
I bought the first book and loved it. I have used vol 1 and vol 2 as both pre and post assessment. The pre-assessment for differiated instruction which is a district goal. Writing is also a district goal the probes help with that as well. Each probe has implications for each grade level whihc I found helpful.






Recent Public Collections by Christine


Ocean Organisms

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I neded a resource to teachthridgraders abouthabitatsusing theocean as the theme including esposuire to adaptations by dissecting squid



Organisms: Grades K-4
Type: SciGuide
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Ocean Organisms

1 Resources

I neded a resource to teachthridgraders abouthabitatsusing theocean as the theme including esposuire to adaptations by dissecting squid



Coral Reef Ecosystems
Type: SciPack
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Teaching

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Teaching Through Trade Books: Crazy for Loco Beans
Type: Journal Article
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