Karen Patino

I am a student at Dominican University and majoring in Elementary Education. I look forward to sharing my ideas as well as learning from everyone!



Recent Posts by Karen

Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:21 PM in The Water Cycle Lesson Plan
I was hoping for 2nd or 3rd grade, I appreciate all the comments!

Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:06 PM in The Water Cycle Lesson Plan
Hi! I want to create a lesson plan where I can teach my students about the properties of matter through the water cycle. I would love to use a discrepant event, does anyone have any ideas? I know many teachers use songs as a way to help the students remember it, has anyone created their own song that would like to share? Thanks!

Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:53 AM in What Children's Books Do You Use in Science Istruction?
Hi, I think it is awesome that you want to incorporate books to your lessons. In a previous class observation the teacher used the book I Face the Wind by Vicki Cobb. This book also asks the readers questions which causes them to think about what they already know and apply it to new ideas. The book How Big is a Foot? by Rolf Myller is also an excellent book that I enjoy myself. Anothe...