Brianna Kendrick

5th Grade Science teacher at Irving ISD.



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Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:11 PM in FACTS: Formative Assessment Classroom Techniques - Let's Share!
I LOVE this idea! So simple but such good assessment material!

Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:07 PM in Food Chains
Make a life size visual food web with the students and string. Have them number off and assign numbers (1-producer 2- consumer 3- decomposer) toss a ball of string from 1-2 2-3 3-1 and tell them how decomposers break down organisms in order to make good soil for producers. Once you are done you have a giant food web. Another thing you can do with them is give scenarios ( the sun stopped shinning a...

Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:46 PM in Best Science Apps?
While not exactly science related, I use Plickers app in my classroom for our problem of the day. Each problem is a question to assess what we have learned. Each student has their card glued into their notebook for easy access. Plickers is great because it graphs all the information for you.