Brittany Phillips

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Recent Posts by Brittany

Tue Dec 03, 2013 11:23 AM in Classroom Management
Although science experiments can be fun and exciting, we all know they can get out of hand if not run correctly. Assigning each student in the group a role will encourage them to remain on task and complete their job. Also, as a teacher, you should have all of the materials ready prior to the lesson, which eliminates time for misbehavior to occur. Additionally, all of the rules and expectations sh...

Tue Dec 03, 2013 11:16 AM in Science and Reading
Engaging students into science activities can be done easily through the use of science picture books. Also, there are several hands on activities that will immediately engage students into the content. Showing students you are excited about the subject matter will excite them as well. There are so many exciting activities you can do in science, which will almost always lead to an effective, excit...

Mon Dec 02, 2013 10:20 PM in Common Core Standards?
Determining which common core standards you will cover during your lesson should be done prior to determining what you plan to teach. The standards determine what you will teach in the classroom, every teacher should be fully aware of the standards and what each one entails. When planning a lesson, you should select the standards that you plan to cover, followed by the planning of the lesson you p...