Megan Lensing

My name is Megan Lensing and I am studying Elementary Education with minors in Literacy and Social Studies with an emphasis in Science at the University of Northern Iowa. I am a junior at UNI and will be student teaching in Spring 2019.



Recent Posts by Megan

Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:12 AM in Science Phenomena
Kembela- When I first heard of phenomena and the use of it in the classroom, I assumed that the phenomena being brought into the classroom had to be huge events that would stir curiosity within students. But, once going more in-depth into phenomena, I found out that phenomena that can be small curiosities and wonders that students have! The benefit of using phenomena is that it connects student...

Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:04 PM in Inquiry-Based Learning in Elementary School
Brianna, I am an Undergraduate studying Elementary Education and I agree with you that inquiry-based learning should increase for students as they get older and once into those upper grades, there should be large amounts of open inquiry. However, I do not believe you have to limit your k-2 students to only guided-inquiry. Little kids are curious and have tons of questions about the world around...