Mini-Lesson Reflection

My mini lesson I am submitting to my peer reviewer is a 1st grade lesson relating to understanding the needs of plants. The main inquiry element being focused on within this lesson is the appropriate use of technology. Students will be using a virtual simulator to experiment with giving tomato plants different amounts of water,Continue reading “Mini-Lesson Reflection”

Inquiry Based Learning and Mini Lesson Brainstorm

As I begin looking at the mini-lesson examples and criteria, my first concern comes from the age of my students. I teach 1st grade and I worry that what would be considered a “mini lesson” in 1st grade is not in-depth enough for this assignment. Realistically, a science block is less than 45 minutes andContinue reading “Inquiry Based Learning and Mini Lesson Brainstorm”