Ashley Planas

Hello! My name is Ashley Planas and I currently a Junior studying Special Education. I am employed by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at FIU as a Lead Tour Guide. As my second job, I tutor a beautiful 5 year old girl in English, Math, and Science. In my spare time, I enjoy being outside, being with my loved ones, and finding new adventures!



Recent Posts by Ashley

Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:58 PM in Getting the Students Excited About Science
Hello, When I am creating new lessons for my SCE class, I always check Crash Course Kids youtube channel to find quick, informative, and entertaining videos that summaries the lessons topic and starts the conversation for the experiment. They provide vocabulary, interactive questions, and colorful art work. You may show these videos at the start or end of your lesson. Additionally, I have ...

Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:43 PM in Science Apps
Hello, Have you tried incorporating science into other subjects such as math and language arts? Science requires an understanding of numbers and equations, as well as comprehension skills in order to investigate different topics. This method would expose them to more science topics, and show them how essential it is to their overall education. Example: Language arts-> Read a book about...

Recent Reviews by Ashley

Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:46 AM
This collection is stocked with wonderful articles, book chapters. and science objects that are helpful to educators when teaching about biomes. The range of templets provide readers with different forms of information and supported lesson plans for elementary and middle school students. It focuses on the diverse biomes found on earth, and the organisms that thrive from living within theses habitats. The collections discusses the function of biomes, and how organisms feed, mate, and migrate within them. In addition, the journal article titled " What's it Like Where You Live? Meeting the Standards through technology-enhanced inquiry", takes a look at how humans can us data analysis and technology to understand the world around us. The collection helps students apply this information through hands-on activities that display the beauty of different biomes. For example, students are able to create biomes with torn pieces of paper. This activity allows them to think creatively about what animals, plants, and resources are nessessary for a biome to thrive. Finally, the collection has a science object that provides information and activities for educators so they may review their knowledge on the topic. Overall, this collection has a great balance of information and activities for all futures readers.

Recent Public Collections by Ashley

FEA#2 Ashley Planas

9 Resources

The impact humans have on the environment.

Our Growing Planet
Type: Journal Article

Teaching Through Trade Books: Teaching the Three R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Type: Journal Article