Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Kelly Dawson
65 followers -
I'm a fifth grade teacher in an elementary STEMS magnet. You can follow my experience in starting up my STEM classroom at http://teachingstems.blogspot.com
I'm a fifth grade teacher in an elementary STEMS magnet. You can follow my experience in starting up my STEM classroom at http://teachingstems.blogspot.com

65 followers
About
Kelly's posts

Post has attachment
Lessons from hydroponics - pt. 1
     It's no secret to those who work with me, that I get bored and change gears pretty quickly, probably at the same speed as my students. It really works for me though, because I LOVE writing curriculum and developing new ways of teaching things.  Since t...

Post has attachment
My class, and Mrs. Izzo's have been hydroponically growing lettuce.  Today we harvested! 

Post has attachment
Starting over in a new school year
I know.... I haven't posted ANYTHING so far this year.  It has definitely been a different start to the school year.  I have wonderful students, but they needed some time to acclimate to my way of teaching, and thinking outside of the box.  I tried jumping ...

Post has attachment
End of last year projects
This is a place holder....

Post has attachment
Still Scratchin'
My students are still actively using scratch.  It is their "go to thing" when they finish early.  I'm about to turn a few of them loose on our Hummingbird boards and use Scratch to program little moving puppet type creations.  Enjoy "Z's" creation!

Post has attachment
Roaring 20's
It has been forever since I posted.  I was thinking that since I was revisting past projects it probably wouldn't be something anyone might want to read about again.  For our project for Roaring 20's. students worked in teams to create a stop motion animati...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Personification and Glue Gun Safety
   As we ease back in to school this first week, I am working to finish up my figurative language requirements for ELA.  This week's mini lesson was personification.  We watched a youtube video, sang a song, and then wrote our own..... not very STEMsy.  We ...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Wait while more posts are being loaded