Emily Jimenez

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Recent Posts by Emily

Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:07 PM in Hands On Experiments During the Pandemic
Hey Mirela! I have found a fun way to teach with a "hands-on approach". I had my kids build a rollercoaster to show Potential and Kinetic Energy with items from around their house. I gave them a list of materials that would probably be most helpful (amazon boxes, scissors, tape, etc.) and then they had to either make the ball that would roll down the hills or use any round object around the house...

Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:54 PM in Engaging Students from Home
Hi! A technique I like using is having a "Teacher Day" to review for the summative assessment. I have the students put together a presentation or lesson to teach back to me, reviewing all the concepts they have just learned. I work in a private school in a 1-1 setting so this works really well. It could be a fun project for a larger class and maybe partnering the students up and they could "teach...

Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:13 PM in Distance Learning and Hands on Activities
Hi all! I am a current graduate student at Tennessee Tech University studying to be an Elementary School Teacher! I am particularly interested in how everyone is going about doing hands-on activities or experiments in this new era of distance learning. What tools are you using and how do you provide the hands-on aspect of science learning? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and input! Thank...

Recent Reviews by Emily

Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:19 AM
5 Informative and Helpful
This book was great! I really liked the interactive labs it has and quick knowledge checks it has along the way. I also liked that on those comprehension checks, it would explain why you got the answer right/wrong. This really helped when it came down the the final assessment. While it was a lot of information to take in, I felt that it was all valuable to know when teaching the subject. I would not change a thing!

Recent Public Collections by Emily

Discrepant Events

7 Resources

Will It Float?
Type: Journal Article

Tried and True: Water Screen: A Discrepant Event
Type: Journal Article