Kate Mellon

Hi there! I am a senior at Wright State University studying Early Childhood Education. I graduate in December and will be certified to teach grades K-5. I love to travel, read, and learn new things!

Recent Posts by Kate

Mon May 18, 2020 3:04 PM in Inherited Traits/Learned Behaviors
I definitely agree that this is a sensitive topic and it's awesome that you are aware of this already. I agree with Pamela's suggestion to use animals as an alternative or in addition to inherited traits/learned behaviors from parents. You could also make a small announcement (not making it a big deal) at the beginning of class the situation you have or talk to your two students off to the side a...

Mon May 18, 2020 2:45 PM in Energy / Electricity 4th Grade Lesson
Hi! I think your lessons looks great- it seems like it will keep your students engaged and motivated to learn about energy and electricity with the variety of activities you have planned. With your KWL chart, you could have students write these down in an interactive science noteboook that they keep personally. I have found that my own students love to each have their own ISN. It makes them feel ...

Wed May 13, 2020 4:45 PM in Keeping kids interacting online
Hi there, I am currently working with second graders and am able to use google meet to chat with them. I have been doing science experiements over the computer where I do the experiment on my end and ask prompting questions and we discuss the reactions we see in the experiment. I have also found an awesome resource called generationgenius.com where I can do the "Share screen" mode on google and p...