Kohleen Mendoza

Hello everyone my name is Kohleen Mendoza. I’m currently a student at the University if Houston majoring in EC-6th Generalist.



Recent Posts by Kohleen

Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:12 AM in classroom management during experiments
Hello Selena! Some tips I would say dealing with classroom management during experiments, is first setting expectations. This is always crucial, always set your expectations to your students. Also, constant reminders of what you expect of them is never a bad thing. Children always need to be redirected no matter what age. Another would be knowing your students well, knowing what they can be respon...

Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:05 AM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Thank you for sharing the article! This was a very insightful article, and definitely something I would like to keep in mind when I teach. I have worked in many learning centers and daycares and this rings a lot of truth that science concepts can be learned through play. Children are very curious, especially those in early childhood and they learn a lot by interacting with the environment around t...

Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:57 PM in Amount of time for science in the classroom
Hey Miranda! That is quite unfortunate that you observed a school where science does not share an equal amount of time as other subjects. I have had a fair share of observing classes like that too. However, this semester in my first year being a student teacher I was very fortunate to be placed in a team of 4th grade teachers who stress the importance of science. Some important advice I got from t...