Kelly Zalopany

I'm Kelly Zalopany, a college student at the University of Hawaii Manoa. I'm graduating in May 2020 to become a Special Education teacher. I'm looking forward to having this site as a great resource for science and STEM. I can't wait to further explore and see what I find for my future students.



Recent Posts by Kelly

Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:17 PM in Family Science Night
I love the idea of more parent involvement. Thanks for sharing! 

Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:08 PM in First Grade Science Lesson
I really like the idea of having real-life examples for students. I'm currently working in a school with lots of English learners and by supporting my students with primary sources they gain a much deeper understanding. Thanks for sharing, I'll definitely be using this idea with my first-grade students. 

Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:22 PM in Stem activity building a boat
Aloha, I'm Kelly Zalopany I will be implementing an engineering design for my first-grade class in Nov. Students will be testing a variety of materials that floats or sinks and giving my students a limited amount of materials to use for their boats. Does anyone have advice on classroom management with so much going on, my first graders have a hard time focusing with so many materials and distr...

Recent Public Collections by Kelly

STEM Activities

4 Resources

Unpacking the STEM Disciplines
Type: Journal Article

Editor's Corner: Science For All
Type: Journal Article

Sound components

Resources to use for my sounds lesson.

Elementary Sounds lesson collection

3 Resources

Resources related to sound waves lesson.

The Poetry of Science: Poetry by the Numbers
Type: Journal Article

Editor's Note: Early Childhood Engineering Experiences
Type: Journal Article