Taylor Anderson

Greetings Friends, My name is Taylor. I am a fifth grade reading teacher who aspires to make a difference in the lives of all young scholars. Having a strong background in science, I am hoping to find new strategies to incorporate other STEM content areas into the classroom.

Location

TX

Recent Posts by Taylor

Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:00 PM in Homework vs. No homework SBG
Hi Brooke,   I am a first year teacher in Texas and I have to tell you that things are certainly different in comparision to when I was in school. Homework was provided, expected to be completed, and turned in for a grade however, this is not the case anymore in some schools. Where I am, homework is optional. Teachers are not allowed to take it for a grade due to the fact that the likelihoo...

Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:52 PM in STEM from an ELAR Teacher Perspective
Greetings,   I can empathize with your situation as I am also a fifth grade ELAR teacher. Seeing as fifth grade has to focus heavily on expository texts, there are many opportunities to integrate science into the classroom. Personally, I have taken advantage of the fifth grade science teacher to ask about the content they are covering and used it to pull aligned reading passages.  In reg...