Rebecca Jardon

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Recent Posts by Rebecca

Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:20 PM in Magnets
Hi, My peer showed me an activity the other day to use with magnets. You gather a few objects, some that are magnetic and some that are not. Give the students a magnet and have them run the magnet over the different items. Whatever sticks to the magnet is magnetic, what ever does not is not magnetic. It is a fun activity and the kids will think its really cool. Goodluck!

Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:18 PM in Engaging Students
Hi Chelsea, I know the feeling! I am also a student teacher and will be teaching a science lesson this Friday. I was a little nervous but I found with my students that the more hands on and interactive I make the lesson, the more they will be interested and participating in my lesson. I suggest that you search for fun, hands on activities because those are always fun and will keep the students ...

Mon Oct 19, 2015 1:20 PM in Classroom Management
I think that one idea to keep things on track is to have voice levels in the classroom. You can also have each student assigned to a job. One student should be the time keeper, one should be the student who keeps everyone on track, and one can be the student who is assigned to asking the teacher questions. This one student is the only person who can ask the teacher questions.