Jennifer A.'s Profile

Jennifer A.
Classroom teacher
Montclaire Elementary School
Los Altos, United States
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My Grades 7
My Subjects Math, Health & Wellness

About Me

I have been teaching for 15 years at Montclaire Elementary School. I am passionate about teaching in ways to engage students and encourage them to develop and answer their own questions. I have served on the district technology committee, as a BTSA mentor, and as a master teacher. In 2014 I was awarded Cupertino Union School District's Innovative Technology Educator Award. I enjoy beta testing apps, most recently including apps by Osmo and a Nearpod about design thinking created by the Stanford I am Silicon Valley Education Fountain teacher fellow. An article I co-authored about student collaboration is published in the spring 2015 MACUL Journal and I recently presented at the spring 2018 SV CUE conference.

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Apps I Like
10 items
December 30, 2014

My Reviews

Running Record Timesaver
April 30, 2018
Mystery Math Museum
FUn Math Skill Practice Through 50
January 17, 2016
Osmo Tangram
Engaging Manipulative App
January 17, 2016
Numbers for Osmo
Fun Hands-on Math Practice
January 17, 2016
Adobe Voice
Easy to Use Presentation App
January 17, 2016
Lexia Reading Core5
Individualized ELA Practice Aligned to CCS
January 17, 2016
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My Lesson Plans

Student-directed Research at the Elementary School Level
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Grade 2 – 5
4 steps
January 17, 2016
Compare School Environment to the Rain forest
English Language Arts, Science
Grade 1 – 3
5 steps
April 19, 2015
Plant Life Cycle & Requirements for Growth
Grade 1 – 3
5 steps
February 21, 2015
Explain Properties of 2D Shapes
Grade 1 – 3
5 steps
February 21, 2015
Creating a Report About Pilgrims, Wampanoags, and the First Thanksgiving
English Language Arts, Social Studies
Grade 1 – 5
5 steps
December 7, 2014

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My Blog Posts

Design Thinking + STEM = Student Engagement!
posted on July 11, 2016
Engage students by solving real-world problems using STEM and creativity!
Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units
posted on March 21, 2016
Build reading instruction around cross-curricular topics, essential questions, and project-based learning.

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