Shawnee Ragil

Hello all, I am a student at the University of Hawaii. I am in the Bachelors of Elementary Education program.



Recent Posts by Shawnee

Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:14 AM in Student Teaching
Hi all, I start student teaching in the spring and would love to receive some advice in teaching the NGSS and 5E'S. We are just not being introduced to it all and I have to admit I am still learning how to implement the science inquiry in lesson planning since I am so used to familiar teacher practices. Any advice is good advice! 

Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:58 PM in Experiment Procedures for 1st graders
Hello Laura,  After working with 1st grade during the first year of my BA of ED, I can understand the struggle of curious minds at work and trying to get that attention back to you! One thing that I was always told was to always know your classroom and your students. depending on their behavior and depending on the sequence of your lesson, I don't usually let all students interact with an obje...

Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:44 PM in Solar System
Hello Daniel, I have always found that teaching abstract lessons that students have no prior knowledge about yet requires a lot of movement to get students engaged and to have a better understanding of words that are being first introduced. for example when teaching about the phases of the moon have students represent the phases with their bodies. the crescent moon could be represented and descri...