Elisia Grim

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Recent Posts by Elisia

Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:12 PM in Including Parents
As a parent and a future teacher, I have found it helpful to send parents pictures and newsletters about what you are doing in the classroom, including science. Have examples ready to show families at back to school night, or invite them to an afterschool science experience, where they can get involved in mini science lesson with their child.

Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:08 PM in Ipads and other technology
There is always a potential for distraction when using any technology in the classroom. However, the pros out weigh the cons. I would recommend discussing clear guidelines and consequences with your students before using computers in the classroom to help avoid any major disruptions or improper use.

Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:04 PM in Outdoor Activities
Children love to look at shadows. You could have them draw around shadows with sidewalk chalk at different times of day so they can see how the sun moving across the sky causes the shadow to move as well.