Howdy,my name is Kim Miles. I attend Georgia Southern University-Armstrong for preservice. I have 3 amazing kids and my youngest graduates this year from high school. I'm looking forward to a minor career change of focus with elementary education. I love this age range and all the creativity and energy they bring to a classroom setting. My favorite experiments are the ones that make the most mess!
Fun Fact: I have driven a school bus for the last 15 years and also trained people how to do this because I love it!
Wed, Feb 12, 2020 12:59 PM in Parts of a Cell
This is a great question. As a preservice teacher learning science and about to approach the same topic, can you tell me what you ended up doing and how it went? What did you do that worked and did not? I have a group of 5th graders who will only have me for one lesson so discovering what they know beforehand will be a challenge. This is also in a low SES where we do n...
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Wed, May 15, 2019 5:27 PM in Gardening at school with young children
Hi I'm in Georgia.Our county is working on Farm to table. Our middle and high schools have agricultural classes, as well as, Future Farmers of America (FFA). This makes it extremely easy to incorporate a field trip to gardening sheds at our local schools. The children usually help plant seeds and then pick out something to take home. This also helps the kids to take part in a valuable cycle: ...
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