I am a student at Wright State University and I am also a swimmer for their swim team. I am an Education major.
Fri, Jul 22, 2016 8:40 PM in Science in Elementary School
I am in my student teaching now and my school district only does science once a week, which was very different from what I had in elementary school! Although, I agree that science can be difficult for students to understand and interpret and I think that they may just need a little more time to comprehend the material rather than being rushed through it. Have you discussed with your cooperating te...
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Fri, Jul 22, 2016 8:01 PM in Small Group Instruction
I think that it is very helpful to have many different types of groupings for students to be in when performing instruction. When you are doing a small group instruction, it is important to make sure that the rest of the students are doing an activity that is clearly stated with directions posted to lower the interruptions into the small group that you are working with. While with your small group...
Fri, Jul 22, 2016 7:39 PM in Computers in the Classroom
I think that having technology in the classroom is great for students to expand and explore their learning in science! I would use computers in the classroom for center activities where they children could be on several researched websites that promote their learning in science. I would use the BrainPop website in my classroom where there are videos, activities, and examples of different subject m...
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Introducing the NGSS
Fri, Jul 22, 2016 9:32 PM NGSS
I thought this chapter did a great job of showing teachers how to familiarize themselves with the NGSS. I thought having the teachers work through steps that are broken down into four different activities that will help the teachers to see the changes between the standards and how they are related to each other. This would be a great resource for teachers who are starting out new with these standards and are wanting to gain more knowledge about the standards.
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