Samantha Sanchez

Hi, my name is Samantha and I am a junior, majoring in Elementary Education. I grew up in Bergen County and just recently moved to Jersey City to start my last two years at Saint Peter's. I received my associates in science at Bergen Community College, and am looking forward to receiving my bachelor's degree.

Recent Posts by Samantha

Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:42 PM in Lab Safety: More Than Just Goggles
After reading this article on safety, I have learned as a future teacher that there are many more rules and concepts that need to be touched on while teaching lab safety. This chapter also focuses on how safety in a science classroom is more than a poster of rules, and how it can make the difference between an amazing classroom experience and tragedy. Along with this also comes a list of differen...

Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:22 PM in Team Teaching: Science in the Elementary Classroom
In elementary classrooms, the primary focus is typically reading and math. Although, there are major factors that need to be implicated within these students curriculum. This article describes some of the major problems teachers may face in the elementary classroom. Some of them are; communication, content knowledge, and joint instruction. There should be more communication between students and t...

Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:01 PM in Reconsidering Large-Scale Assessment to Heighten Its Relevance to Learning
Classroom and large-scale assessments must each be tailored in design to serve their respective audiences, but sometimes it goes against its relevance to the students. This article highlights the three purposes of large-scale assessment programs, which are; exemplification of learning goals, program “diagnosis,” and certification or “screening” of individual student achievement. Also providing a ...

Recent Public Collections by Samantha

DNA: Middle School

11 Resources

This is a collection of resources for middle school students to learn about DNA.

An intro to DNA, Heredity, Genes, and Chromosomes
Type: User uploaded resource

Podcast: Using Rare Diseases to Teach Scientific Inquiry: The Difficulty of Diagnosis -Marfansyndrome and Heredity
Type: Podcast