I am an elementary education major at Wartburg College. I am getting endorsements in special education and reading.
Fri, Nov 12, 2021 11:20 AM in Using Disney+ and Netflix to teach science
My name is Anika Perry, I am a pre-service teacher, studying at Wartburg College. I have mixed thoughts on including Disney+ or Netflix in the classroom. On one hand I think there is great science content (National Geographic), on those streaming services. I feel students would be paying attention to the show/movie if they were interested in the content. I remember when m...
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Fri, Nov 05, 2021 9:54 PM in Age Appropriate Experiments
I woud try not to forget that a large part of sicence is aksing questions. You could take students on walks, to look at nature. You can bring in almost anything for students to get their hands on and learn from. It may be fun to have them pull objects out of a paper bag, and have to describe for the class what the object is. Also having students bring in items for show and tell, could a...
Fri, Nov 05, 2021 1:55 PM in For Future Teachers
Making science memorable for students is important for learning. As a preservice teacher I am still looking for more ideas as well. However, I know it is important to connect what they are learning to real life senarios. I also think it is important to gear towards what the students are interested in and make the science lesson hands-on. I know that crash course videos on y...
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