Susana Bello

I teach 5th grade Math, Science and Social Studies. I am working on a Science Graduate Certificate to gain more knowledge and experience in teaching science. I also run a science club and a chess club at my school.

Recent Posts by Susana

Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:00 PM in Special Education Students
You are right. They will enjoy science. I have had throughout the years students with different types of disabilities and when I am teaching science you couldn't say which students were the ones with disabilities because all of the students are engaged in the activity. How much they retain? That is more difficult to assess, but while it is happening they are learning and interacting. I believe tha...

Fri Nov 29, 2013 5:51 PM in Limited supplies
Many times Ihave encountered the same problem with materials. I have learned that planning ahed is the key to have all the materials needed. If I know that I am going to make rockets next month, I star asking the parents for Alka- Sletzer tablets and I also go to the nears CVS or Walgreen and asked them to save me the canisters fro rolls of film. Other times I email the rest of the faculty asking ...

Fri Nov 29, 2013 5:41 PM in How do you take science home?
I have an idea for you. I had my students keep a moon journal. They are writing 5 to 6 sentences about what they see and about what is happening. The also had to draw the moon and name the phase of the moon. Some of the parents mention to me that they enjoyed watching the moon with their kids. I see it as science family night

Recent Reviews by Susana

Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:31 PM
5 Picture Bookks
Janine, Great Collection, Picture books are great for all students are all grades but mainly for ESL students. I also like that they are about different subjects. Your collection is complete.

Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:22 PM
5 Weather!
Thanks for this collection. It is all I needed to star planning to teach about weather. Great ideas and lots of information to refresh my knowledge and to learn new information. I also like that that many of the articles are also good to use with our students.

Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:18 PM
5 Force and Motion
THanks Ms. Garciia. The articles that you found are very informatice and they are going to help me understand better this concept. I

Recent Public Collections by Susana

Teaching Strategies

8 Resources

I thought that having articles about teaching strategies will enhance my teaching strategies and will teach me new ones. .

Teaching Science to English-as-Second-Language Learners
Type: Journal Article

Methods and Strategies: The Teaching-With-Analogies Model
Type: Journal Article


1 Resources

I find storyline in science to be an interesting and different approach.

Teaching Science Using Stories: The Storyline Approach
Type: Journal Article


5 Resources

I want to have more resources and ideas about inquiry to used during my planning stage of my science lessons.

Inquiry Takes Time
Type: Journal Article

Science Sampler: Thinking about students' questions
Type: Journal Article