Gilberto Garcia

Hi, my name is Gilberto Garcia. I teach fifth grade at Christopher Dena in Los Angeles area. My focus at my school are math, science and technology. I enjoy working with other educators, private/public organizations and members of my district to bring new ideas and projects to my community. I know that this academy will be of great benefit to my students and families.




Los Angeles Unified School District

Recent Posts by Gilberto

Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:50 AM in The 3R's 5E Lesson Plan
Hello Naidelyn, I have a program at my school called colorcycle partnership with Crayola Company. We collect used (old) markers. You have to create an account and they will send you a shipping label. It is really easy and simple to do it. Here is the link [] Sign In | crayo...

Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:52 PM in 5E Lesson on Weather and Climate
Hello Morgan, I glad you are using the 5E model. During my weather unit for the engage stage I like to show my students real tv forecasts and analize the information shared by meteorologists.  For the explain stage, I let my students put together their own severe weather forecast. Groups of 4 students: anchor, field meteorologist, studio meteorologist and community field reporter. Eeach of the...

Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:46 PM in General Science Question
Hello Jen, Many time teachers can do interdisciplinary units where you teach multiple subjects. During a science lesson you are teaching reading, note taking, writing (journal entry), collecting data (computation/math), social studies (maping,geography). It comes down to good planning and collaboration with other teachers or staff at your school. 

Recent Reviews by Gilberto

Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:22 AM
4 Ocean/Climate
I think this a great tool for students to understand the importance of oceans temperatures and its effects on the climate of specific areas in the world. Many students go through school without learning this concept!!