Haley Hamamura

I am currently a preservice teacher who is doing her bachelors degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. I was born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii and went to college at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. My favorite hobbies are working out, cooking and baking.





Recent Posts by Haley

Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:02 AM in Assessing Student's Science Knowledge
What types of summative assessments have you been using to assess your student's knowledge in that content area (science)? In today's science curriculum, we are learning that worksheets aren't the best criteria to assess our students knowledge, so I think it would be cool to hear other teacher's ideas of other ways we can assess our students.

Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:49 AM in Tips for accommodations in the classroom
I am a big fan of doing learning centers because it accommodates all learners and it allows students to be successful in their learning style that they like best. You can adapt the learning centers to meet each child's level. You can also change your schedule around to have a period in the day where you can do small groups to provide those extra support for all of the students. Depending on what ...

Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:40 AM in Enaging Students
Whenever I have students engaging in an experiment or activity, I usually make sure they have nothing in their hands so they don't get distracted when we are having discussions or during instruction time. I think it is also important to set the expectations and procedures ahead of time before starting with the experiment or the hands-on activities that you have planned. Also, setting a timer or g...

Recent Public Collections by Haley

Lesson Plan Collection (Energy)

14 Resources

My lesson focus is on energy (understanding what it is and the affects it has on the environment). (4.ESS3-1)

A Solar Energy Cycle
Type: Journal Article

Breezy Power: From Wind to Energy
Type: Journal Article

Science Assessments

9 Resources

Different science assessment resources

Designing Assessments
Type: Journal Article

Methods and Strategies: Getting Creative With Assessments
Type: Journal Article