Ashley Gonzalez

Hello everyone! My name is Ashley. I am studying Elementary Education at Florida International University and I am 22 years old.



Recent Posts by Ashley

Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:05 PM in New Teachers
Hi Victoria! I am also a pre-service teacher and I am curious as well. However, most science classes I have observed have students watching videos and completing worksheets on the information in the video. So while yes, observing teachers is important, I have found little inspiration from doing so. I believe science is incredibly important to foster curiosity in children and I believe it is my...

Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:58 PM in Family Science Night
Hi Becky! Thank you for taking the time to engage students and parents in something meaningful and fun. I am not in a similar situation, however, when I was in grade school, my school was funded by NASA. The school put together an event where students (and their parents) would build a rocket from ordinary materials together and we would launch it in the courtyard and whose ever rocket got the ...

Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:52 PM in Bilingual Science
Hi Donna! What I'd do is identify key words in the lesson and provide them with the words, their definitions and their translations (in their language) prior to beginning the lesson. Most bilingual students will be able to pick up on what the lesson is aiming at once they understand the key words though it depends greatly on their understanding of English. I recommend the aforementioned tactic...

Recent Reviews by Ashley

Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:17 PM
5 Thorough & Insightful
Hello Gabriela, I really enjoyed looking through your collection. All of the journals and articles you chose fit well with your topic and I am sure will be useful in the planning and implementation of your lesson. I particularly enjoyed the article about adding movement to solar system lessons. Often time, a lesson on space can be spent with the teacher lecturing and the students listening. However, if they are up and out of their seats moving, it is more likely the will learn something valuable. Great collection overall!

Recent Public Collections by Ashley

FA 2 Collection

7 Resources

Field Assignment Part 2 Lesson

The Tree of Animal Life
Type: Journal Article

Bring the Zoo to You!
Type: Journal Article