My name is Tim Kelly and I'm currently going to school for Early Childhood Education at Wright State.
Thu, Dec 08, 2016 4:12 PM in Candy Cars Lesson
I was apart of this group that taught this lesson. The student did seem love the lesson and also understand what we were teaching them. The only problem that the students had was with the graphing. They did not seem to understand how to do the graphing or how decimals work on a graph. If we had to re-teach this lesson, we would have to re-work the graphing aspect of it so that the students cou...
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Thu, Dec 08, 2016 3:38 PM in Computers in the Classroom
I am also a pre-service teacher. All of the schools that I have been placed have never used computers for science. In fact most of the schools hardly ever teach science, or at least they did not the days I was there. I also agree with Victoria that computers should not be used everyday to teach science. Science is something that is best learned through experience and not on the compute...
Thu, Dec 08, 2016 3:20 PM in Introducing Science
I am also a preservice teacher too that will be graduating next fall. Through my own field experiences, I have noticed that my students loved it when the teacher or I played a video for them to introduce the a new topic to them. One type of video that I would suggest for you to show to your future students would be a Bill Nye video. Bill Nye does a great job of explaining science topics in a st...
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The Early Years: Leaf It to Nature
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 3:59 PM Good Article
I feel like the ideas in the article that I read are pretty good ones that I should use with my future students. For example one idea talked about how students love to take nature walks to collect things for a school project. Some of the things that I could have my students collect include leaves and bugs. When we come back to the classroom after the nature walk, I would have my students look at the objects that they have gathered and see if there is anyway to group them by size, color, or shape.
The Early Years: Thinking Space
Mon, Sep 19, 2016 6:00 AM It's good but could of been longer
I feel like this article was well written and has helped me to understand what boys and girls need when learning. I would however, have liked to see more written about the subject and why that type of play works. I would of also liked to see some scientific studies included in the article.
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