Keela Uhlenkamp

I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa. I am enrolled into Teaching Elementary School Science. I hope to become an early childhood educator in the next 2 years.

Location

IA

Affiliation

University of Northern Iowa

Recent Posts by Keela

Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:45 PM in Science Phenomena
Kembela- Introducing phenomena has a lot of things that you may think to be false. You want to be sure to introduce the phenomena right away rather than after learning. This will help the students build more knowledge and be able to use prior knowledge to link to the phenomena you introduce. A good way to present the phenomena is using the 5E instructional model as Keaton has posted about earl...

Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:49 PM in Inquiry-Based Learning in Elementary School
Hi Kevin, As others have stated, inquiry based learning is very beneficial for all grade levels. I feel as though some of the high levels of inquiry are more beneficial for the higher elementary, middle and high school age levels, there are many of the lower levels of inquiry that are more appropriate for the K-2 grade levels. I think that in order to incorporate inquiry based learning in these g...