Cesia Ramirez




Florida International University

Recent Posts by Cesia

Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:05 AM in Concept maps
As a student at FIU this semester we have been learning about the great use concept maps have for assessing students. I want to know how would I be able to start using concept maps in a first grade class, per-say?

Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:56 PM in Science and the clasrrom
Hi Ely, First, you want to make sure you know what your students are interested in. Then, have some lesson plans ready with engage or sets that will catch their attention in what they will be learning. Another way is to look for ideas on how to make the lesson fun. There are many resources online that you can use, like Pinterest. So, explore the various opportunities for fun!

Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:48 PM in Excited for Science!
Laura, I agree with your philosophy, teachers hold the key of knowledge and they hold the key in knowing how to write a great lesson plan. I know growing up, my classmates and I would look forward to a hands on activities. Instead of hands on activities, what had textbook work. To be honest, textbook work is never fun. So science, should be implemented some way in the day or week so that studen...

Recent Reviews by Cesia

Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:59 AM
4 Sci-pack resources
I'm not sure what the purpose of the collection was when it was created, but it has great resources. I think I would enjoy reading the chapter book on Global Warming. It seems like it has up-to-date information that would be useful for sharing.

Recent Public Collections by Cesia

Top 15 reads future teachers should have

16 Resources

Every teacher should have that, "too good to miss" collection of books, articles, and/or activities. This collection combines various elements like the 5E learning cycle, ELLs learning Science, and how students learn. I want to share this collection because it is very informative for teachers that are teaching ELL students. Also the 5E learning cycle is great for knowing how to teach students and making sure they understand the concepts being taught.

Assessing Students’ Ideas About Plants
Type: Journal Article

"A" Is for Assessment
Type: Journal Article