Courtney Johannssen

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Recent Posts by Courtney

Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:09 AM in 4th grade animal adaptations
Animal adaptations is one of my favorite things to teach my students about. I am attaching a set of task cards that I have used for this concept. I place them around the room and the students walk and answer on the provided sheet. The task cards are more for a review, or end of unit lesson though.

Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:45 AM in The Flipped Classroom
Kayla, I am currently finishing up my Masters degree, and obtaining my teaching license. In one of the courses I took, we discussed the idea of a flipped classroom. It is something I would love to implement in my classroom one day. I feel it provides the students the most opportunity to ask questions when they are typically struggling most (with their homework). The only down side I can find to...

Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:38 AM in Found Elodea!
This is great! I love bottle ecosystems, and I never knew it was this easy to find elodea! Petco...who knew?? Thanks.

Recent Reviews by Courtney

Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:35 AM
3 Good for Introduction
This chapter would be a good introduction to hook the students in the topic of structure and function of a plant. It is written in student friendly, conversation type narrative.

Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:31 AM
5 Great simulations
This has great visuals and simulations.

Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:20 AM
5 In depth
This scipack is a very in depth look at chemical reactions. In fact, I think it may be too in depth for me as a middle childhood teacher, but overall this is a very good resource.