Tessa Sharafat

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Recent Posts by Tessa

Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:35 PM in Why do we have day and night: 2nd Grade Lesson
I really like Autumn's suggestion of having students identify activities that they do during the day and the night. I think that this engages students to begin to think deeper about the concept of day and night.

Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:30 PM in Upcycling Project
I really like your ideas. My twins just did a similar activity for their third grade class. They did not grasp the whole concept about why they were doing the project though. I tried my best to explain to them the purpose, but I do not think that I was very successful. Originally, the prompt was to create something that could help mankind, but then they were just re-purposing our recycling for a p...

Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:22 PM in Gardening in the Classroom
I would like to have a class garden when I become a teacher. I like all of the ideas on the post. A friend of mine introduced me to square foot gardening over the summer. The planting method is so much cleaner than digging up the ground because it is built in a square framework. The garden is then sectioned off. This method can integrate math as well by introducing area and basic geometry concepts...





Recent Public Collections by Tessa




You May Be the Only Scientist Your Students Will Ever Know.pdf
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Guest Editorial: So, How Does a Multicultural Classroom Look? Sound?
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Weather

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Fabulous Weather Day
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Precipitation Matters
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Plants

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Parts_of_a_pumpkin_(KG).docx
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Students' Ideas About Plants: Results from a National Study
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