Lauren Baltrushaitis

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Recent Posts by Lauren

Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:17 PM in Blue Print for a STEM Night
Thursday night, my school will be hosting a STEM night. While I am nervous to present my students' work, I am also excited to see how it will play out. I think that this is a great way to showcase to parents what the students have been working on science wise.

Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:14 PM in Getting girls involved in Science
This is also a concern of mine. Personally, I remember really liking science as a little kid, and then as I got older, liking it less and less. I think one of the things to do is make sure to come up with projects that are friendly to boys and to girls. Maybe come up with several different options for science projects? It will be a learning experience for me for sure!

Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:11 PM in 1st year teachers and parents
I also graduate in May and I sometimes feel unprepared for parents. I students teach in a high ability classroom in January and I am very concerned about these parents. I know that they will be very proactive and I worry that they will be upset that their students are getting a student teacher for half of the year instead of just the general ed teacher. I have been reading on this site and a few o...