Jamie Becker

I am a junior studying elementary education at the University of Northern Iowa with a literacy minor and science endorsement. I am from Cedar Falls, IA. I really enjoy running, reading, and spending time with friends and family, including my dog, Zoey.




University of Northern Iowa

Recent Posts by Jamie

Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:35 PM in Science Phenomena
Jenna- I love the quote you have written here describing phenomena as something that is "often more ordinary than extraordinary." I agree that this is the case because there are outstanding phenomena all around us in our every day life. The fact that there are so many things that occur as a result of something else proves the relevance of science. Sharing phenomena with our students will be im...

Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:35 AM in Inquiry-Based Learning in Elementary School
Brianna- I love all of the information you have here! It's great to know about each stage of inquiry and how there are different levels of meaningful learning that comes from each. In the Elementary School Science Methods class it has been helpful seeing examples of each kind of inquiry in various experiments and being able to reflect on the kinds of experiences we have seen in the field. Like ...