Jesslynn Preston

Aloha Mai Kakou, My name is Jesslynn Haunani Preston and I am from the Island of Kauai. I am currently living in Kailua, and I am enrolled in the COE program. I am in my third year of being a teacher candidate and am looking forward to an amazing last year in College. I enjoy going to the beach, hiking, and doing Jiu Jitsu.



Recent Posts by Jesslynn

Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:58 AM in Pre-Service Teacher in need of advice and ideas
Hi Christina!!  One thing that you can do to teach students about how energy is used in science is to start off the lesson by showing them that energy is in everything. We need energy for everything. You can show them this by turning off the light, by doing this, you're visually showing them that you need light to see during our lessons in the classroom. After you give them a few examples, you...

Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:49 AM in clasrrom management
Aloha Lucero,  One thing that has worked well with me this past week while I was teaching a science lesson was to start my lesson off by listing all of the classroom rules and expectations. For each of those rules, I gave an example to the whole class. Then, I'd allow them to turn and talk to the person sitting next to them and come up with strategies to stick to those expectations. This would...

Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:43 AM in Fun resource for science teaching!!
Aloha Karyn, Thank you so much for sharing this website with us! I could have definitely used this when I was planning to teach my science lesson to my students this past week. I love how easy it is to access content and materials needed from the website, I will definitely keep this as a bookmark on my computer!  Mahalo, Haunani Preston 

Recent Public Collections by Jesslynn

Classroom Management

6 Resources

How Much Popcorn Will Our Classroom Hold?
Type: Journal Article

Science Standards Influence Classroom Assessment Practices
Type: Book Chapter

Family Involvement

4 Resources

Adopting a K–12 Family Model With Undergraduate Research to Enhance STEM Persistence and Achievement in Underrepresented Minority Students
Type: Journal Article

Family Science Day
Type: Journal Article

Lesson Plan Collection

10 Resources

External Resource: Sun As A Star: Science Learning Activities for Afterschool
Type: External Resource

Our Star, the Sun: Try these everyday activities that teach elementary and middle level students about the sun
Type: Journal Article