Marissa Berger



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Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:44 PM in Kindergarten activities
Ellen, I agree with you that the younger ages are more interested in hands-on activities. They love the environment, like what is surrounding us on Earth. They find animals and plant fascinating and they would be engaged in what you are teaching. I found your ideas very interesting and if I work in a kindergarten classroom, I will most definitely take some of these ideas into mind. I am glad you...

Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:37 PM in Getting Hired and Surviving Year One
Daniel, I found all of the information you have provided very helpful. I am glad you have shared this with all of us. When becoming a new teacher, I find it important to have as much information, resources, and tools to have in your hands. Being prepared is something that is valuable for all teachers. Having the information in list form as well helped me see the ideas and tips for me as a future...

Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:30 PM in First Day of School Science Activities
Hello Lauren, I have always enjoyed a "Statue" activity for a beginning class, for any subject, but you can do the questions related to science. The students will then form a statue related to the answers to the questions. Everyone will then guess what everyone's statue is. Questions could be like, What is your favorite food? to What do you think an atom is? It is a great way to get the class lo...

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Understanding Human Impact
Type: Journal Article

Interactive Reading
Type: Journal Article