Adrian Rife

Hello, my name is Adrian. I'm currently a University of Delaware senior in the Elementary education major with a concentration in middle school Science. I find Science very interesting and I want to be able to make my future students interested in it as well.

Location

DE

Affiliation

University of Delaware, Student

Recent Posts by Adrian

Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:53 PM in How can science be more fun and exciting for students?
I find that students seem to really enjoy science whenever they are able to relate what we're learning about in the classroom to their daily lives. Finding ways to make the content relevant really gets the students involved in discussions. I remember teaching about recycling, I introduced the topic of microplastics and how they impact our lives. Students were really able to connect with this info...

Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:45 PM in Have you tried Newsela?
I have used articles from Newsela many times in my lessons. I find articles related to the topic that I plan on teaching my students. I end up using the articles as introduction to a new topic and for them to practice good study habits. I have my students read the article with me and have them highlight key pieces of information in the text. I like Newsela because there are so many topics that yo...





Recent Reviews by Adrian


Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:28 PM
5 Great Reference
I really like SciPacks because they give me all of the information that I need to refresh my memory on different topics. This SciPack was great because I was teaching a unit on Human impact. This SciPack allowed me to revisit the information that I needed in order to teach my students.


Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:25 PM
5 Great Reference
I really enjoyed completing this SciPack. I was doing a unit on plate tectonics, so this information was very relevant. From this information I was able to reteach myself some of the components about our Earth.






Recent Public Collections by Adrian


Teaching Tools

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Fostering Scientific Thinking by Prospective Teachers in a Course That Integrates Physics and Literacy Learning
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Teaching Science to English-as-Second-Language Learners
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Human Impact

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Increasing Scientific Literacy About Global Climate Change Through a Laboratory-Based Feminist Science Course
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How Do Our Actions Affect Water Quantity and Quality?
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Evolution

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Point of View: Evolution and Friendship
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Evolution and Intelligent Design
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