Barry Smith

I teach fourth grade science to 130 students.

Location

TX

Affiliation

Deer Park ISD

Social Media
Twitter
@shaggy312

Recent Posts by Barry

Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:00 PM in Gardening at school with young children
My school is about 85% socio-economically and I have always wanted to start a community garden where our families can go and get fresh produce.  This will allow the students to have the opportunity to observe the lifecycle of plants and give them responsibly to care for the garden.  I don’t know about the legal aspects about having the community access to the garden.

Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:18 AM in Integrating Science & Writing
Using the R.A.F.T. Model RAFT assignments encourage students to uncover their own voices and formats for presenting their ideas about content information they are studying.  Students learn to respond to writing prompts that require them to think about various perspectives: Role of the Writer: Who are you as the writer? A movie star? The President? A plant? Audience: To whom are you writing?...

Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:18 PM in Music in Science
I enjoy using music in the science classroom.  Any chance I get, I try to find songs, raps, videos to help my students learn about the topics I am teaching.





Recent Reviews by Barry


Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:30 AM
4 How to STEM Up Your Classroom
This was a great way to learn about STEM and how to incorporate STEM in your classroom.






Recent Public Collections by Barry


STEM

6 Resources



20_STEM_bag_challenges.docx
Type: User uploaded resource



Best STEM Books
Type: Journal Article
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Earth Science

3 Resources



Earth's Changing Surface
Type: SciPack
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Ocean's Effect on Weather and Climate
Type: SciPack
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Word Walls

2 Resources



Interactive Word Walls
Type: Journal Article
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Methods and Strategies: Put Your Walls to Work
Type: Journal Article
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