Hello! My name is Madyson Walker and I am attending the University of Northern Iowa. I have a dual major for Elementary and Middle Level Education. When I graduate I hope to teach Middle School Science or Math.
Thu, Nov 29, 2018 11:22 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
Hello! I am a pre-service teacher, studying at the University of Northern Iowa! During many of my classes we talk extensively about ways to keep our students involved and engaged. I also believe that these two things (engagement and involvement) go hand-in-hand. What many people replied about hands-on activities is extremely true. When students are actively involved in a lesson, they are typicall...
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Thu, Nov 29, 2018 11:11 PM in Approaching Misconceptions
Hello! I am also a pre-service teacher, studying at the University of Northern Iowa. I am taking a Science methods class currently and one of our main topics was how to pinpoint these misconceptions and diagnose them in a way that students learn the correct information and it will stick for them. The main thing that we have learned from talking about misconceptions is that pinpointing them before...
Tue, Nov 06, 2018 4:47 PM in Incorporating STEM in Kindergarten
I am a preservice teacher at the University of Northern Iowa in an Elementary Science Methods class. The importance of incorporating STEM within the classroom is immense and could potentially make the topic more interesting, insightful and memorable. I believe that almost every activity that you do with your students in the classroom can be related to STEM in one way or more. I ...
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