Maria Rodriguez

Hello! My name is Maria Rodriguez. I am a senior at TWU and I am exciting to graduate Spring 2019. I always enjoyed science and won third place at a science fair when I was in elementary. I think science is interesting and there are so many concepts to explore. I am excited to learn more about science and pass my core exam!



Recent Posts by Maria

Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:38 PM in Introducing Science to Pre-k
Using vocabulary into the lesson throughout the day and making connections is essential to the students, especially if science is a new concept. We have to get to know our students and introduce the concepts in a fun effective way that they are going to be able to relate to while having fun and learning a new concept. There are many interactive activities. Encourage our students to be creative an...

Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:34 PM in Teaching science outside of the classroom?
Hands on acitivities are a must when teaching science. Taking a first grade class outside will be very hands on and there are many activities we can do. One activity that can be done is I spy. Children can have a sheet that will tell them to spy different things that we might find in our environment. Students love this and it puts a twist on the original I spy game. This could be related to a top...

Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:24 PM in Science in the Everyday Life
Hey Jalynne, It is important to keep the authentic importance of science and how what we learn is going to help our students in the outside world. It is also very important to keep our information that we will teach to date. Science is changing all of the time so as teachers we have to be prepared to say the latest news going on with the topic we are teaching. In addition, preparation is key. ...

Recent Public Collections by Maria

Organism and Environments

14 Resources

This collection is over organism and environments for Kindergarten.

Ecosystem Journalism
Type: Journal Article

Teaching through Trade Books: A Habitat Is a Home
Type: Journal Article

Books- Science

1 Resources

Environments of Our Earth: I Wonder Why (PDF e-book)
Type: e-book (PDF)