Lorena Leal

Hi, My name is Lorena Leal, I am an Elementary Education major at the University of Northern Iowa. I plan to teach grades 3rd-5th grade. I love science and I love trying new experiments.

Recent Posts by Lorena

Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:19 PM in Classroom Pets
Hi Hayley!   For my classroom I would have a pet fish, and each week I would draw a stick, and the name I would pick would be the student who gets to feed the pet fish in our classroom. I would also have a student who would volunteer or I would draw a stick with their name on it to help clean out the fish tank each week or every other week. The next would be a turtle, I would again draw a s...

Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:15 PM in Kindergarten Centers
Hi Linda!   Some centers that I would have in my kindergarten classroom would be, in my first center would be a science center, I owould have sensory center for hands on learners. Then that way you can change the sensory items to every season of the year or different topics you would want to teach. In the next center I would have a sound center I would have cups in the center, in the cups I...

Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:09 PM in Co- Teaching
Hi Brennan,   Co-teaching has both positive and negative characteritics. Some of the pros are, students get more attentions since there are two teachers, there is a smaller student to teacher ratio, and teachers can share ideas with eachother since both teachers have different ideas to bounce off of eachother. The negative characteristics could be, the two teachers might not be a good match...