Laura Palermo

I am currently enrolled in San Diego State University's Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program. I received my Bachelor's of Science Degree in Liberal Studies from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in March of 2015. I am really passionate about teaching and cannot wait to join this profession!




San Diego State University

Recent Posts by Laura

Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:06 AM in Pinterest
I have had some trouble finding stuff that is free, it often directs me to teachers pay teachers, which is also a great site! They have some free stuff and some stuff you have to pay for. It usually isn't too expensive but they have some pretty great resources and lessons. 

Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:04 AM in Dinosaurs
Have the students go on a "dinosaur dig"! I did this in first grade and have always remember it as one of my favorite memories from elementary school! 

Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:03 AM in Outdoor Activities
Have the students explore animal and plant habitats outdoors in their school playground or garden! They can see the relationships between these animals and eventually lead in to learning about the diversity of life in different habitats, and eventually different animal adaptations! 

Recent Reviews by Laura

Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:52 AM
4 Earth Science
This resource offers a basic review of earth science and is very informative. It is a great way to refresh science concepts and even has pictures that can be utilized in the classroom.

Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:48 AM
5 Outdoor Classroom
This is a great resource for teachers who want to have their students doing hands-on activities by exploring science concepts nearby, like in their school playground. Students should be engaging in inquiry and investigating the natural world, and this is a great way for them to do it!

Fri Dec 11, 2015 12:05 AM
4 Life cycles
I needed a resource for living things and their life cycles and this is a great resource for this! There is information on butterflies as well as insects and their life cycles. It is interactive and an easy ready!

Recent Public Collections by Laura

Diversity of Life in Different Habitats

5 Resources

2-LS4-1 Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats. (Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to testing one variable at a time) Birds, Bugs, and Butterflies: This resource includes an animal habitat survey where teachers can lead their class outdoors and engage them in discussion of possible animal habitats. Coral Reef Ecosystems: The Living Reef: This resource discusses how the coral reef is abundant with life and how it is one of the most bio diverse ecosystems on the planet. Environments of our Earth: I Wonder Why Sample: This resource discusses the various plants animals that thrive in a desert climate. The Early Years: Animal Adventures: This resource provides information and an activity centered around children’s understanding of the relationship between the shape of an animal, its behavior, and its survival. Insect Habitat Web: This resource provides information about insect habitats and how ecosystem in

The Early Years: Animal Adventures
Type: Journal Article

Coral Reef Ecosystems: The Living Reef
Type: Science Object