Lesley Cooper

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Recent Posts by Lesley

Thu Dec 01, 2016 10:00 PM in Science Notebooks
Throughout college, I have always been required to keep interactive notebooks for different classes, including science. I have had one for math, science, and different education courses I have been required to take. I did not realize how popular they are, but they have really taken off! I was never required to use one when I was in elementary, middle or high school, but I do know they are very pop...

Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:55 PM in Weather and Elementary
I am currently student teaching in a preschool classroom. Everyday, we spend time discussing both the calendar and the weather. Each week, a new student is picked as "weather reporter" and the weather for each day is observed, discussed, and graphed. The students really seem to understand the difference between kinds of weather and are able to identify all types. I have found the weather graph and...

Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:51 PM in Kindergarten activities
I am currently student teaching in a preschool classroom and we recently did a lesson over magnets. While I know preschool is not kindergarten, I know kindergarten students would find the activity just as engaging and exciting. We tested the magnetism of different objects together and then students got to use their own magnet for the first time and were able to test a list of objects on their own....

Recent Public Collections by Lesley


Teaching graphing to preschool students.