KIm Nguyen

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Recent Posts by KIm

Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:30 PM in Weather and Elementary
I think it might help to quickly discuss the weather every day, possibly during calendar time. Weather can be tricky because different parts of the world experience weather in varying degrees. I think it is best to discuss that with students so that they do not have any misconceptions. Brain pop jr. has some great resources for younger students!

Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:28 PM in Experiments
I'm am currently learning about a meal worm experiment myself, and I feel that it would be a great experiment for children. You just place meal worms in a container filled with oatmeal; they are very low maintenance but children will be excited begin that they are live animals. You could do an experiment on how they act/react in different lighting (they are active in the dark and hide when there's...

Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:25 PM in Identifying Body Parts
I think a terrific way of teaching body parts is the good song of "head, shoulder, knees and toes", children enjoy being active and this song allows them to touch various body parts while saying their names. You could change it up to include other body parts too and just use the same tune. I would even take it further by possibly making a flip chart where students could "place" various body parts ...