Christina Tran

Hi, I'm Christina and am currently a pre-service teacher, working towards a dual certificate in Elementary and Special Education in Hawaii. I have done student teaching in a fully self-contained classroom (grades 4-6) and am currently in a general education setting (6th grade). Interesting facts about me: I like avocados, unicorns, and all things rainbow. I am a Hufflepuff and I cry watching baby animal videos.

Recent Posts by Christina

Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:51 PM in Shifting from Hawaii Content Standards to NGSS
Hi, I'm currently a pre-service teacher in Hawaii and recently, we are shifting from using Hawaii Content & Performance Standards (HCPS) to using the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) where engineering standards are needed to be met by the students. I'm student teaching in a 6th-grade general education classroom right now and my mentor teacher had just implemented a STEM lesson on build...

Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:05 PM in Pre-Service Teacher in need of advice and ideas
Hi! I'm a second year pre-service teacher and for our STEM class, we are to create a STEM lesson plan incorporating at least two of the components from STEM (science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics). I need advice and ideas on how can I create a STEM lesson plan using the 5E model geared towards 6th graders. They are currently learning about energy and how energy is used in scienc...

Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:01 PM in Enaging Students
I would also start with phenomena. A question to get the students thinking, then have an engaging activity that includes a hands-on activity to get the students interested and going. I use the 5E model when creating a science lesson plan so it really helps to start with an engaging activity 

Recent Public Collections by Christina

Resources for Energy

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Spring Into Energy
Type: Journal Article

Breezy Power: From Wind to Energy
Type: Journal Article