Cristina Welch

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Recent Posts by Cristina

Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:19 PM in chemistry
I there!  Welcome!  Are you a new teacher as well? ~Cristina

Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:12 PM in Teaching Science Vocabulary
Hold off on vocab definitions till the last possible moment in the lesson.  Start using the words on day 1, explain as neccesary.  When it comes time for definitions they will not need to look them up or ask you, they will already know the meaning.  kind of like learning a foreign language when you hear a certain word being used you can infer the meaning. Draw pictures/diagrams to accompany...

Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:07 PM in Chem for those who do not like it
Yes!  Every topic ideally should have a direct way that it impacts students outside of the classroom.  It's our job to draw that connection. Here are a few of my ideas: nuclear chemistry - create a show questionnaire/quiz for students to ask an adult in their life related to the pros and cons of nuclear energy Redox reactions - observe the effect of soaking an iron nail in various salt s...

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Finding Patterns
Type: Journal Article