Hey there! My name is Whitnie Hutchinson and I am 21 years old! I am currently attending the University of Northern Iowa studying Elementary Education and Special Education. I am currently in my last year here at UNI and I couldn't be more excited to grow as an educator.
Wed, Dec 06, 2017 2:28 PM in Kindergarten Science
I am very excited that we have had the chance to work on this science unit together. Although we are both learning the NGSS ways I am very excited to be able to potentially teach this unit one day. One thing that I think will really help the kids is the use and knowledge of vocabulary. I know that this is something that we aren't suppose to talk about right away however I am very pleased ...
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Wed, Dec 06, 2017 2:24 PM in Animals in the classroom?
Coming from a student who was very involved in FFA and Ag science I don't think there is a limit. We had a pet tea cup pig in our room that our instructor took home at night. However for general science rooms I could see there being limits. I encourage this as this will bring not only science skills but responsibility to the classroom for taking care of the animal. On animal all my gen...
Wed, Dec 06, 2017 2:19 PM in Guest Speakers in the Middle School Classroom
Form what I have gathered and having parents of my own come in and speak to classes and in the upper grade level, they nothing but love it. When members of the community have the opportunity to come in and speak to students, they enjoy every second because these are "real people" coming to talk about "Real experiences" that happen daily. As a very visual and real life learner I have fo...
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