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 d.school. 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

Literably
Running Record Timesaver
0
April 30, 2018
Mystery Math Museum
FUn Math Skill Practice Through 50
0
January 17, 2016
Osmo Tangram
Engaging Manipulative App
0
January 17, 2016
Numbers for Osmo
Fun Hands-on Math Practice
0
January 17, 2016
Adobe Voice
Easy to Use Presentation App
0
January 17, 2016
Lexia Reading Core5
Individualized ELA Practice Aligned to CCS
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January 17, 2016
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My Lesson Plans

Student-directed Research at the Elementary School Level
1
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Grade 2 – 5
4 steps
January 17, 2016
Compare School Environment to the Rain forest
0
English Language Arts, Science
Grade 1 – 3
5 steps
April 19, 2015
Plant Life Cycle & Requirements for Growth
1
Science
Grade 1 – 3
5 steps
February 21, 2015
Explain Properties of 2D Shapes
2
Math
Grade 1 – 3
5 steps
February 21, 2015
Creating a Report About Pilgrims, Wampanoags, and the First Thanksgiving
1
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!
Filed under: In the Classroom
Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units
posted on March 21, 2016
Build reading instruction around cross-curricular topics, essential questions, and project-based...

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