Magaly Perez

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Recent Posts by Magaly

Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:05 PM in Weather and Elementary
Children love animals. Maybe a good place to start is the transition between fall and winter, since those are the most drastic. Perhaps focusing on bears hibernating through the winter. A great, simple book to tie the seasons together with hibernation is OLD BEAR. It has vivid pictures and descriptions to show the students the seasons.

Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:40 PM in Movies in Science
This is the website of a scientist named David Brin. These are movies that he suggests to teach different science concepts in the classroom: http://www.davidbrin.com/sffilms.html You could also use those old Goofy at the Olympics cartoons to discuss physics and the exaggerations of physics by cartoons.

Tue Apr 08, 2014 5:13 PM in Classroom Management
What a fantastic discussion! Thank you for posing this question. I am going to be in student teaching next semester, and this is one of the things I am worried about. I worked in After School Care for several years, and it was a challenge to maintain decorum during fun activities. These are fantastic ideas. I appreciate the idea of assigning roles to the students. I have seen this work well in mat...





Recent Public Collections by Magaly




First Flight
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Dinocenters
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Spatial Thinking Strategies: Promoting cognitive processes in the elementary classroom
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Bitten by the Science "Bug"
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