Amber Escobedo

Hello! I am currently pursuing a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and student teaching in a 4th grade classroom. I graduated from San Diego State University with a BS in Kinesiology and a minor in Dance. My passions include dance and fitness and in my spare time I enjoy teaching barre classes!




San Diego State University

Recent Posts by Amber

Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:33 PM in Balancing the Classroom Schedule: Making Sure Science Fits In
As a student teacher, I have also seen science be the first subject moved or cut when things get busy. I think as a teacher it is important to find a schedule that works for you. I have seen science taught once a week for 2.5 hours. I have also seen science taught in two week blocks: (4 days/week, for 1 hour/day), then two weeks of no science. I don’t think either is better. I will say there are b...

Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:20 PM in Behavior Management
I agree it is important to set clear behavior expectations before a science lessons begins and students are using equipment. Safety should always come first in science. As a student teacher, science is one of the most engaging, active and loudest parts of the day (as it should be)! I find it is very helpful to have a strong attention grabber. For example my master teacher says “It Shocks” during s...

Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:12 PM in Science Simulation
Thank you for recommending this website. I just checked it out and I will definitely be using it in the future. I like that the site includes both NGSS and CCSS.

Recent Public Collections by Amber

Formative Assessment Probes: Mountain Age: Creating a Classroom Profile
Type: Journal Article

Take a Tumble: Weathering and Erosion Using a Rock Tumbler
Type: Journal Article