I taught fourth grade for one year and fifth grade for five years. Now, I work with teachers on improving science education through workshops and my blog.
I differentiate instruction as often as possible with small learning groups and stations. I try to incorporate labs and investigations, vocabulary study, and discussion about concepts into each science unit.
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I have my B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and have my M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from UTSA.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Vocabulary, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Measurement, Science, Anatomy, Archaeology, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History, EFL - ESL - ELD, Math Test Prep, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Spring, Informational Text, End of Year, Engineering