Christina Isakson



Recent Posts by Christina

Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:02 PM in Kindergarten Centers
Hi! I'm a student working on my Elementary Education degree, so I don't have much experience in classrooms other than doing field hours, but from what I've seen so far elementary kids love hands-on stuff that they can interact with and be a part of. I really love the lego idea Lindsay posted-- there are definitely a lot of things you could do with that! Taking students out of the classroom to ob...

Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:48 PM in Using the NSTA Learning Center as an e-text
Hi Arlene! I'm still working to finish my degree in Elementary Education, but my science professor had us complete a science object as part of our course homework and I found it very helpful! One of my main worries of becoming a teacher was how I was going to teach kids concepts I didn't know very well myself, but science objects are so useful in helping me refresh my knowledge. I'm really glad...

Recent Reviews by Christina

Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:53 PM
5 Plant Structures Collection Review
I believe this is an excellent collection of resources, with examples of teaching different aspects of plants and their structures so that teachers can cover all the bases. Though it's focused primarily on the elementary grades, the ideas and techniques in some articles can also be applied to higher grades or can be used to lead into concepts for higher grades. Overall, this is an invaluable collection for educators looking to teach elementary students about plant structures.

Recent Public Collections by Christina

Coral Reefs

7 Resources

A collection on coral reefs and teaching about habitats.

Teaching through Trade Books: A Habitat Is a Home
Type: Journal Article

Journey to the Reef
Type: Journal Article

Life for Kindergarten

8 Resources

Resources for a topic in a Kindergarten class centered around life/the interdependence of life.

Teaching through Trade: Life-Cycle Science
Type: Journal Article

The Tree of Animal Life
Type: Journal Article