Yixiu Yan



Recent Posts by Yixiu

Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:13 PM in Getting the Students Excited About Science
Hi Aleida, I have some really good website that can share with you. https://www.science4us.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjws6jVBRBZEiwAkIfZ2vnyIFSJFQ0Ml76gCrl3XY4OXOiGEf70iralidguChm5EStk9n93LRoCCWMQAvD_BwE https://www.education.com/activity/science/ https://www.education.com/resources/activity+lesson-plan/science/ Those websites have many good ideas that can hel...

Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:59 PM in Animal Habitats!
Hi Natashia, I think you could classify the animals first, such as kin or non-kin, and or ocean, mammal, birds, cold blooded animal, amphibian, etc. Then you teach children the animal habitats depend on each category. You can teach children what the land looks like, how’s the weather, what food animals can find in there, etc. You can also just point out one kinds of animal, like tiger. Y...

Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:51 PM in Teaching Creatively
Hi Danielle, I'm a student teacher as well and I had same feeling about science class with you when I was little. In my opinion, we don't have to make science as a big project, it is better to break it to small pieces which connect to real world life that students will feel science is not something far away to touch. Give more hands on activities will help students engaged in lecture as well, i...