Ana Gonzalez

I am currently a senior at the University of Houston. I am majoring in Education! I am so excited to learn how to make science engaging and interactive for my future students.



Recent Posts by Ana

Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:24 PM in New Student Teacher
Hello Natashia! I totally understand where you are coming from. I am also student teaching this semester and I have realized that science goes on the back burner. Since we only get 15-20 minutes of science time a day, we spread out a lesson through a week's time. A 5E lesson is taught in chunks throughout a week instead of all in one day. So it is not really about trying to squeeze material in a...

Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:45 AM in Teaching Traits
Hello! Next week my 3rd grade class will be learning about traits in Science. I was wondering if anyone had any activities or ideas on how I can make traits engaging for my students? Looking for out of the box ideas, if any one has any advice, it would greatly be appreciated!

Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:27 PM in Field Trips
Hello! Just like others have mentioned, I think field trips are a great addition to a course. Students can learn a lot and get the chance to connect the classwork to real life! Going on field trips can help students see the purpose behind what they are learning. It could expose them to different situations that develop their understanding. Field trips are usually enjoyable experiences that your st...