I am a senior at the University of Northern Iowa. I am going to school to be a teacher, getting my degree in Early Childhood education and Elementary education with a literacy minor.
Fri, Dec 01, 2017 9:15 AM in Getting girls involved in Science
This post is something I have also thought about as a pre-service teacher. I think the best thing to do is to make sure all science activities are geared towards both girls and boys and their interests. I do like the idea of having an after school program or activity where girls can go and learn about science and get involved more. This might make them feel more comfortable and get them to engage ...
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Fri, Dec 01, 2017 9:07 AM in Classroom Management
I am a pre-serivce teacher and reading this post and the responds to it were very beneficial to me. Classroom management is my biggest fear when going into the classroom and having classroom management during science experiments I feel is going to be very hard. I like the idea of having classroom science rules so the students know that they are specific and important when doing science experiments...
Fri, Dec 01, 2017 8:57 AM in Student Teacher
The biggest thing you can do is to make sure that the activity works before hand and to make sure the students are going to get what you want out of the activity. By practicing or experimenting before hand you can make any changed needed to makes you are getting the most out of your time with your students. Young children have very small attention spans so we as teachers need to make sure we are m...
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