Samantha Kalmick

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TX

Recent Posts by Samantha

Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:56 PM in Helping Students Become Excited About Space
Hello Adam, I think that the best way to engage students in any subject is by trying to make the topic relateable to their lives. Making lessons hands on also help to keep students engaged. Hope this helped. Samantha

Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:48 PM in SCIENCE & SPACE IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM
Hi Lory, I am a student teacher in a first grade classroom and I have to say that I have experienced the same thing. If science gets taught its 5 minutes at the end of the day, and most days it doesn't get taught at all. I understand that math and ELA are important, but I think that science is important too. I think that we as teachers can advocate for the importance of Science in students' edu...

Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:40 PM in Teaching Science in the classroom
Hi Carley, I am currently student teaching in a first grade classroom. My mentor teacher tries to make sure that she has 20 minutes each day to teach Science. She teaches Science and Social Studies every day, in the classes that I have observed in prior to student teaching this is the case as well. Maybe it has to do with the state where you are getting your license?