Jennifer Toy

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Recent Posts by Jennifer

Wed May 13, 2020 4:55 PM in Teach STEM Outside!
I really like this activity too! I too feel that sometimes students just need a change of scenery or maybe it helps to get up and get their blood flowing. I had a friend recently suggest going on a "nature walk" where students can learn the difference between qualitative and quatitative data (I would do this at the beginning of the year). They can observe different things by describing their shap...

Wed May 13, 2020 4:48 PM in The new teacher in a group a veteran teachers
Hi Gisselle, I am a new teacher and I am coming from the total opposite story of you. I have no other science teachers at my site and so unfortunately I had to spend so so many hours making new lesson plans, activites, etc. It was so difficult because I felt like I was just getting by. Maybe only a few activities were actually fun, some were a total flop, and sometimes I would not teach the conte...

Wed May 13, 2020 4:40 PM in Free online learning games for balancing chemical equations and learning the elements
Thank you so much for these resources! Although I like balancing chemical equations myself, I find it so difficult to teach this topic to students! Also, they often get really frustrated because it is difficult for them so having fun activities or games will help to keep their engagement of the topic up.