I am a senior at Wright State University. I am majoring in elementary education and I hope to teach 1st or 2nd grade. I enjoy traveling, hiking, and hanging out with friends and family.
Mon, Dec 06, 2021 8:02 PM in Video or Zoom?
Hi Mackenzie, I am an elementary education student myself. I have experienced virtual teaching in my field experiences. I personally think meeting together via Zoom is more interactive for the students compared to just creating videos for them to view. I say this because with the Zoom meeeting, you can hold discussions afterwards that will engage the students with the content they just viewed. Yo...
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Mon, Dec 06, 2021 7:54 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
Hi! I think some of the best advice I have received while being a student at Wright State University is that in order to keep student's engaged, you have to find activities that interest them. Learning the likes/ dislikes of your student's plays a vital role in their attenion span when it comes to class activities. I always find that students love interactive games for subjects. Using Kah...
Mon, Dec 06, 2021 7:49 PM in Why is science important in early childhood?
Hi! Science Education is important in elementary education because it helps sparks the students' interest in phenomenona. Exploring this phenomenona is important for young students because it helps them make sense of the world around them. Getting students involved in nature is a good way way for them to explore their community and the world around them. Without science education, students wo...
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Mon, Dec 06, 2021 8:26 PM Should the Scientific Method Still be Taught?
I enjoyed reading the controversy of should teachers throw out the scientific method or should they continue using it with science education . I do think this article had some bias as it strongly suggested throwing out the scientific method as it is inquiry based. I think that the two of these concepts can be cohesive. I think the scientific still holds valuable information and should not be thrown out all together.
Mon, Dec 06, 2021 8:22 PM Responsible Lab Safety
I like this article because it gives good information on safety procedures for labs or experiments. I think teachers should read this article because it not only discusses ways that students can be safe while partaking in experiments but it also gives advice on how students can take responsibility for their work and develop positive attitudes towards what they are learning.
Mon, Dec 06, 2021 8:15 PM Amazing Information!
I really enjoyed this article. I found the information to be useful and valuable for teachers. This article explains the important of formative assessments and formative assessment probes. I think formative assessments are vital because it allows teachers to use it as a guide to instruction.
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