Dakota Dix

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Recent Posts by Dakota

Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:33 PM in Science Phenomena
When I first read this post, I honestly didn't have a lot of background knowledge about phenomena. One resource that I used to learn more about phenomena was a resource provided by the NGSS website. The resource was excellent because it outlines what a phenomena is, why it is so important in the classroom, and also how phenomena is related to three-dimensional learning. These are all very impor...

Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:32 PM in Inquiry-Based Learning in Elementary School
Inquiry-based learning can be very beneficial in not only the upper elementary grades but grades like K-2nd as well. Inquiry based learning is very beneficial because the teacher provides the students with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful when they are able to choose their own topics of inquiry. They're a lot of great ways for incorporating this type of learning in the classro...

Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:45 AM in Cross Cutting Concepts
The cross cutting concepts are something my science methods class has mentioned frequently in our first couple weeks together.  The cross cutting concepts are great way to get students involved in their own learning.  The cross cutting concepts are the major concepts that students will come across in their science education like patterns, cause and effect, scales, proportion, and quantity, system ...