Tiffany Smith

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Recent Posts by Tiffany

Mon Feb 23, 2015 8:32 PM in Identifying Body Parts
I believe students should know their body parts and i think one way to do this for younger children is to introduce body parts by using the Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes song. For very young children, the sound of music excites them which means that using the song to get them motivated about learning their body parts rather than just telling them" This is your head, these are your eyes". Also r...

Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:35 PM in Science Reflecting in Journals
Interactive notebooks are a real popular thing now and students really enjoy them. You can have them make foldables and drawings to match what they learned. You can also allow them to take notes in them and tell them that they will serve as their study guide to encourage them to take their notebook seriously.

Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:47 PM in 1st year teachers and parents
This has been a worry of mine as well. I believe you should simply inform all the parents of the student teaching and previous work you have done with children and to let them know your expectations for the year. Also keep yourself open to anything they may have a concern with. Let them know you want their children to succeed as much as they do.

Recent Public Collections by Tiffany

All About Energy

10 Resources

Energy Monitoring: Powerful Connections Between Math, Science, and Community
Type: Journal Article

The Green Room: The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy
Type: Journal Article