Corrie Armstrong

My name is Corrie Armstrong and I am in the multiple subject credential program at SDSU. I attended University of California Irvine and received my BA in Psychology and Social Behavior and a minor in education. I'm so excited to become a teacher, I love working with kids!




San Diego State University

Recent Posts by Corrie

Thu May 08, 2014 2:09 PM in How do you take science home?
Something that would be good for students would be to keep a moon journal, and you can have students track how the moon looks every night. This is a good way for students to observe and partake in science every day. This activity would be for older students, probably 4th and up.

Thu May 08, 2014 1:43 PM in Managing Potentially Dangerous Behavior
While subbing in a first grade classroom, I had students playing with scissors too. It's pretty scary when you see little ones throwing scissors across the room. What I did was immediately change their cards to yellow because they have already learned to not play with scissors. If the children are on yellow by the end of the day, they get a note home and their parents have to sign the note. This w...

Thu May 08, 2014 1:33 PM in Seating Charts
Also, if you have any English Learners make sure you place them next to someone they feel comfortable with or someone who speaks their native language. It is important for these students to feel comfortable in the classroom and have someone close to them that they can talk to!

Recent Public Collections by Corrie

Food Science

9 Resources

Podcast: Teach Science Concepts and Inquiry with Food: Salt
Type: Podcast

Science of Food Safety: Grades 5-8
Type: SciGuide

Outdoor Learning

4 Resources

I wanted to get more information on the purpose of learning science outdoors and how this helps improve students quality of learning.

Editor's Note: 'Tis the Season for Outdoor Learning
Type: Journal Article

Creating a Schoolyard Mini-Garden
Type: Journal Article