Kristin Schlemmer

I am a 4th grade general education teacher in a full inclusion classroom. We are self-contained in my district, so I teach all subjects and enjoy making meaningful connections and helping the students to truly engage in meaningful learning. I truly love my job and have a passion for continuing my own learning journey, which is why I'm so excited to be part of EMTA! I have been married for 18 years and have two wonderful daughters!



Recent Posts by Kristin

Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:06 PM in Food Chains
I also teach 4th grade and we do a unit on Food Chains/Webs. The best thing I've done is to involve the students in role plays using the roles of sun, producer, herbivore, nectivore, predator, scavenger, etc... Then, we analyze the flow of energy and how these same roles exist in different ecosystems and how they are alike and different depending on the environment. They research and then pres...

Recent Public Collections by Kristin

Food Chains and Webs

4 Resources

Materials and information to support a 4th grade life science unit on food chains/webs and the flow of energy

Teaching Through Trade Books: Figuring Out Food Chains
Type: Journal Article

Tabizi Pythons & Clendro Hawks: Using Imaginary Animals to Achieve Real Knowledge about Ecosystems
Type: Journal Article

Motion and Design

5 Resources

Materials and Information to support a 4th grade physical science unit on motion and design

Type: User uploaded resource

Type: User uploaded resource