Alyssa Perez

Current student at FIU, majoring in Elementary Education



Recent Posts by Alyssa

Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:10 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
To help keep students involved and engage, you should have them do hands-on activities. Students need to be able to explore the world around them and discover new ideas and answers to questions. Having students work together can also help with engagement, working with classmates can be fun!

Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:02 PM in QUestions
This is a great question and a situation that i'm sure most, if not all, teachers have experienced. However, above all else, reply to the student with encouragement! Let them know that they asked a great question and they are using the brains effectively! It all has to do with timing, honestly. If I had the time, I would search up the question with the students. If there isn't much time I would m...

Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:00 AM in Assigning Homework
I think it would be best to assign one assignment each night. From experience, I've had students lose their packets. It's been easiest to just assign them a worksheet everyday. Though of course, it is based on your class and what you have seen works better for them. Maybe try out the packet idea for one week and see how it goes. Good luck!

Recent Reviews by Alyssa

Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:13 AM
5 Soil Collection Review
Lorea, you have a great collection for your concept! Kids love the concept of dirt and exploring soils and what's in it! Your resources all go very well with your concept, especially "Digging into Soil," great read! It has students explore different samples of soil and has students explain their characteristics using their senses!

Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:44 AM
Natalie, you have a great collection for your concept and I also love your concept! I especially really enjoyed the Animals in Disguise article. It made the concept seem fun and exciting and really engaging for teachers and students!

Recent Public Collections by Alyssa

What’s the Matter With Teaching Children About Matter?
Type: Journal Article

Science 101: What causes the different states of matter?
Type: Journal Article


7 Resources

Concept- Organisms have basic needs. Animals needs water, food, air; plants require water, food, nutrients and light. Organisms can only live in environments where their needs are met. The world has a lot of different environments and specific ones support the lives of specific types of organisms

Teaching Through Trade Books: Antarctic Adaptations
Type: Journal Article

Teaching Through Trade Books: Survival Skills
Type: Journal Article

Interdependence of Life
Type: SciPack