Lori Gillespie

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Recent Posts by Lori

Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:16 PM in Relationships with students
I agree you have to be careful but I found that with my fifth grade classes that I am student teaching I have been able to form great relationships with them by simply finding time like lunch, recess, or after school while on car rider duty to laugh and joke with them. I often joke around and banter back and forth with them just like their other teachers do. I can tell some of the lower grade teac...

Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:08 PM in Start Subbing...Tips?
I just subbed for the first time over the last couple of days and it was very nerve racking especially because the first day the teacher was unprepared and left me little too do with them and as for the worksheets she left there was not enough for all the classes I had to see that day. The second day was better because the teacher was better organized for me, however classroom management was the b...

Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:03 PM in Experiments
My fourth and fifth grade students really enjoy the experiment where we blow up a balloon by creating gas in a clear jar when we mix vinegar and baking soda together. Also when we are learning about the different taste buds we all take a saltine cracker and chew it up, then we spit it out and wait a moment then next put it back in our mouths to finish eating it. The first time it taste salty the s...

Recent Public Collections by Lori

Science Collection

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Planets in the classroom lessons
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Science Teaching Resource for all grades
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