I am an Elementary Education major at the University of Northern Iowa with minors in both Special Education and Literacy Education. I will also be getting my certification in Science Education.
Wed, Nov 07, 2018 2:03 PM in Approach to Differentiation in The Classroom
Hello Annika! I am also a preservice teacher, and I think in order to approach varying behaviors and learning disabilities within your classroom, you need to hold high expectations for all of your students, and you need to have structure within the classroom, so the behaviors do not have to be an issue within your lesson. Students are working through learning new content, and sometimes if content...
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Wed, Nov 07, 2018 1:55 PM in Gender Biases in Science
Hello! I am also a preservice teacher in college, and I have also heard many of these stereotypes around science and the gender biases that go along with them. In my class, we have been talking about addressing the students as scientists as a whole. Talking to them about the different scientists that are in the world, both females and males. By showing them the different scientists, you can hopef...
Sat, Nov 03, 2018 5:40 PM in Science Fun for Students
I think that it is important for students to have choice in the activities they are doing. I recently observed a small science center here on my campus at the University of Northern Iowa that was full of choices for students to participate in. There were options of pattern blocks, making a harmonica out of different materails, pendulum and blocks, light tables, tops, and many more activities. If ...
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Wed, Dec 05, 2018 5:18 PM New Teacher
I will be a new teacher soon and this was very helpful to me! I was able to get some good ideas for my teacher ideas kit for different lessons!
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