One Way to Structure an Hour in an Elementary Classroom.

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A fourth grade teacher describes strategies she uses to structure individual lessons in her elementary school classroom. In the video you will notice biomedical science students from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science observing Ms. Thai in her classroom prior to starting their mentoring activities with the elementary school students.

Elementary Classroom Management Techniques

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Tips for scientists, from a fourth grade teacher, on how to gain and keep the attention of students in an elementary school classroom. Mrs. Thai shares her insights on classroom management with biomedical science students from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science before they start mentoring kids at an elementary school in the neighborhood.

Teaching Vocabulary

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Mrs. Thai, a fourth grade teacher, shares tips for how to teach science vocabulary with biomedical science students at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science as they begin their mentoring activities with elementary school children.

Making Connections

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For children to learn unfamiliar concepts they must be able to connect this new information with examples from their world as they know it.

Checking for Understanding

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A critical aspect of teaching is checking whether or not your students understand what you are trying to communicate. Mrs. Thai, a fourth grade teacher, shares ways to check for understanding with biomedical science students from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.

Would You Like to Be a Scientist?

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Third and fourth grade children were asked "Would you like to be a scientist when you grow up?" We documented their answers before and after their participation as judges in a Kids Judge! Neuroscience Fair held at California State University, Los Angeles. Kids Judge! Science Fairs are special in that children evaluate how well scientists communicate scientific concepts in a manner that is both engaging and easy to understand.