Dianna Gaspar

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Recent Posts by Dianna

Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:30 PM in Experiments with younger Elementary
Hi Jenna,  Students at these grade levels are eager to explore they are full of curiousity and you'll be surprise at the vocbulary words and concepts they are able to comprehend. A fun experiment to teach students the concept of reactions:chemical or physical would be the rainbow volcano or magic fizzing shamrocks activities. These are experiments that can be done in small groups or independen...

Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:59 PM in introducing new concept to students
Hi Gabriella,  When introducing a new concept to students it is best to give students the opportunity to explore the new concept with a hands-on activity. Through hands-on activities students are able to visually see, think critically and use their curiosity to find answers. I believe that students are able to grasp a concept better when there is a balance between lecture and exploration and m...

Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:13 AM in Teaching Science Lesson for the First Time
Hi Sydney,  Teaching your first lesson can be a bit stressful but the most memorable experience. Using the 5e lesson model makes creating science lessons much easier and fun for students, they work hand in hand. The 5e lesson model transforms traditional science lessons to an inquiry lesson.  If the topic for the week you're going to teach pertains to chemistry in particular showing students t...