Elvira Ramirez

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Recent Posts by Elvira

Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:36 PM in 5E: Migration and Hibernation
Hi NSTA friends, I am planning a 5E lesson on how the environments affect animals behaviors such as migration and hibernation and would like to hear some opinions and ideas on how I can engage my students in the beggining of the lesson. They are second graders. 

Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:28 PM in STEM- engineering and literacy
Hi Morgan. I think it’s a wonderful thing what you're trying to do of incorporating STEM and literacy at such young age. I think one of the amazing things about kindergarteners is how curious and creative they can get. These young children have not yet been exposed to rules and the wrongs and rights about science, technology, engineering or math! So, whatever they do it will be something new to t...

Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:15 PM in Gardening at school with young children
Hi Peggy, I think it’s a wonderful idea that you are trying to keep gardening at the school with the young children. This is a great way to keep student involved and spark their curiosities as they learn though gardening. You are able to teach the students botany, biology and the life cycle of plants and it’s also rewarding for the children to see their plants grown or pick out fresh veggies. I t...