Kimberly Alvarez

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Recent Posts by Kimberly

Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:52 PM in Basic Animal Needs Lesson
I think that would be a great way to evaluate/assess student understanding. I like how with this format you will be able to analyze students understanding before and after the lesson all in one poster. I think that the post it idea would be best, because it is a way in which to receive an answer from every student and not just a selected few, that the old raise your hand and share allows. It also...

Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:58 PM in External Characteristics
I am a student teacher from the University of Houston, and I was wondering if I could get some help on how to make my engage (opening to my lesson) more hands on. The TEKS is 1.10.A. investigate how the external characteristics of an animal are related to where it lives, how it moves, and what it eats. I currently had planned to have a discussion with the students about what external characterist...

Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:09 AM in Implementing STEM in my classroom
Hi, I am an education major at the University of Houston. I have been student teaching in a first-grade classroom and have observed teachers use hands-on activities to help keep the students' active minds learning in a fun and interactive way. I also have seen teachers have discussions with their students about how science and math affect their everyday lives. Lastly, I have seen teachers allow t...