Hello, my name is Kennedy Brown and I am in my final year of completing my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. I am completing my internship and student teaching in a 5th grade classroom, and I am excited to use this platform to gain more insight for science education!
Sat, Nov 06, 2021 12:53 PM in Interacting with parents
At my placement, we send out monthly newsletters, and we also have a Remind system that we use daily to remind parents and students about upcoming assignments and other things. What I like to do as a student teacher is send little post cards if I want to tell the parent something that their student did that I was proud of. Recently, I did a secret student strategy for classroom mana...
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Sat, Nov 06, 2021 12:40 PM in New Teacher, Technology
I mentioned this in a different forum, but I would say that I am a hands-on learner. I am in a science classroom for my student teaching this year, and we try to baance between doing science experiments and just using regular technology or science workbook for instruction. I will say that my students tend to enjoy doing hands-on things. When I recently gave a lesson that required the...
Sat, Nov 06, 2021 12:30 PM in Getting girls involved in Science
I would say that I am a hands-on learner when it comes to science, and I believe that is the best mode of instruction. When it comes to engaging girls in science, I would agree to say that it is important for students to make connections with what they are learning, or even showing students that all students can be scientists regardless of their gender or their race. At my last field...
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Fri, Nov 26, 2021 4:02 PM Outdoor Integration for Students
This was a nice article because I think it detailed how an outdoor space can be used as inquiry for science lessons very well. It is important to utilize the outside world and nature in lessons because it provides a new ways for students to be engaged with science.
Fri, Nov 26, 2021 3:52 PM Formative Assessments are Key, Can't You See!
I liked learning about the different formative assessments I could use in the science classroom. I tend to rely on a nice exit ticket, but there are new strategies I can use!
Fri, Nov 26, 2021 3:43 PM Excellent Resource
This is an amazing resource for teachers who might be reluctant to trying engineering design projects in the primary classroom. When I was younger, I didn't experience many opportunities to try the projects, so it is refreshing to see how it can be done for students in Kindergarten.
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