Natashia Silva




University of Houston- Student

Recent Posts by Natashia

Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:16 AM in Amount of time for science in the classroom
I am a student teacher. I am currently experiencing the same problem at my school. Teachers are only given a short window to teach science. I just posted something asking for some quick, fun, and engaging ways to teach science that will be satisfying enough given the time constraints. I really loved your way of integrating it into different subjects. This is genius! I never really thought about th...

Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:05 AM in New Student Teacher
Hi Everyone! I'm Natashia, I am currently a new student teacher for a first grade classroom. I am looking for quick, fun, and engaging activities.Sadly, the school that I am at gives teachers 15 to 20 minutes to teach science. From what I have learned this is not uncommon in schools. Schools focus a lot of the attention on reading and math. I agree that these are important, but science is very ...

Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:37 AM in Animal Habitats!
Hi Everyone! I am a student teacher in a first grade classroom! Currently, I am creating a lesson unit on animal habitats. I wanted to see if anyone had creative ideas or resources to include about animal habitats? I am teaching first graders, so I am looking for things that will keep them engaged, that will allow them to explore or create, and that they can apply to the real world. Thank you a...