Francesca Blanco

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Recent Posts by Francesca

Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:08 PM in Gardening
What has everyone's experience with gardening been like? Has it been indoors or outdoors? Floral or vegetable? How did you make this into a year-long project that the students were able to remain engaged with? 

Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:45 PM in "Field trips"
Although field trips are one of the most exciting and fun ways to learn, unfortunately, they are not always realistic due to a lack of funding and/or lack of time before testing begins. However, I think that in-house field trips can be just as effective for students since the exciting part of it all is definitely the change of environment/scenery! A visit to the school garden or playground can ea...

Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:41 PM in Science +1
What have been some of your most successful integrations of science with another content area?  What kinds of activities did you do where you felt that the integrity of both content areas was maintained throughout? 

Recent Reviews by Francesca

Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:13 PM
5 SO Relevant!
I found this collection to be one of the most wholesome collections to choose from because of how resourceful it is for first-year teachers. I especially liked the STEM integration since it is so heavily prevalent in schools today. I also enjoyed the inclusion of the podcast since it is one of the most efficient ways to stay updated on current educational reforms.

Recent Public Collections by Francesca

Energy & Nutrition

6 Resources

This Collection addresses the topics of Energy and Nutrition. The two topics can occasionally overlap and are very much correlated, so incorporating both into one collection will provide the reader with foundational information and then proceed to expand on the topic. The reader will see how the concept of Energy can be applied to them directly through what they eat and how it impacts their bodies.

Nutrition: Grades K-4
Type: SciGuide

Energy: Different Kinds of Energy
Type: Science Object