Arsema Ghirmai

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Recent Posts by Arsema

Wed Oct 21, 2015 6:38 PM in Lesson help
I think this a great time to introduce children to the worlds natural resources, considering how much they love to play outside. I definitely think you should utilize the various landscapes around the school. Go on a nature walk with your kids, and have them observe, illustrate, and collect samples of nature through out the walk. You can use sand from the sandbox, to the rocks that make up the gra...

Sat Oct 17, 2015 9:11 PM in Classroom Management
Inquiry based learning, classroom set up all are important in keeping structure during a science lesson. Tiered learning is another component you might want to tapper into. It's hard in the beginning, because you must assess students levels prior to have an understanding of how things will flow. Based on group based learning, students must be grouped appropriately. It's important not to have a wid...

Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:05 PM in Preservice Teacher
I am a preservice teacher, but all of my professors have been in the schools for atlas ten years. The best advice they have given me, for when I do lessons in the classroom, is to plan for extra time. Teacher's should incorporate time that allows students to engage in unstructured learning. This allows them to share and respect each other's ideas, as well spark an intrinsic motivation that can't b...

Recent Public Collections by Arsema

Build "IT" yourself

15 Resources

Students are given a plot of land. They can build up, down, in or around. Students can build an ecosystem, or telescope, or grow vegetables - whatever they must come up with a methodological approach. Students must create a materials list, and all the components of a STEM project.

Podcast: PollinatorLIVE: Schoolyard Garden Basics: Schoolyard Habitats Basics
Type: Podcast

Inspired by Real Science
Type: Journal Article

Do "It" Yourself

Students are given a plot of land. They can build up, down, around- from habitats, to solar panels, to agriculture.