Hussein Pacha

Howdy Everyone! I am currently at senior at the University of Houston, which is a Tier 1 school located in Houston, TX. I am currently student teaching and really enjoying it. Science has never been a comfort of mine, but I am really excited to be part of such a great community. Thanks for visiting and Go Rockets!

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Recent Posts by Hussein

Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:53 AM in Implementing STEM in the Classroom
All, STEM as said by all of you but will repeat is a curriculum based-approach on educating students in the 4 disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM is designed so all 4 disciplines are taught cohesively and not to be separated. Currently I am in an elementary school where the focus or goal of STEM is to pique students' interests in inquiry-based instruction that...

Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:30 AM in Assigning Homework
Everyone, Homework has been a spark of much debate, as of late. From what I have observed in the field is that most teachers do give homework, especially in math and reading. For some, they give homework to appease parents. Parents are of the mindset that if a teacher does not assign some type of homework, what is their child really learning. Also, it keeps parents involved and relieved. There ...

Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:18 PM in Engagement
Nicolette, I think using a book as a read aloud is a great way to have 1st graders engaged from the get-go, as you are doing, provided you are animated when you read it! Read with expression and be alive! If you are not feeling the book, using a video related to the content (one that does not explicitly teach the content you are going to teach) to have students engaged. It does not take ...