Kia Widen

I am a Senior at the University of Northern Iowa. I am studying Elementary Education with a minor in Math. When I graduate I hope to teach lower elementary.




University of Northern Iowa

Recent Posts by Kia

Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:10 PM in Using Science Notebooks for Assessment/Evaluation
Hi Julie! I am currently in a class at UNI and we have digital science notebooks, I love when students get to write in an actual science journal, but the digital notebooks I think could be fun for older students so that they can take pictures and practice their technology uses in the classroom. It also gives them an outlet and other options if they don't like handwriting or drawing out what the...

Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:21 PM in Getting Hired and Surviving Year One
I love this thread! There is so much useful information! I am using NSTA for my science methods course at UNI. I love resources like this as I head into student teaching and start applying for jobs! It's great knowing that there are so many people willing to give advice and reach out to help those of us that are just starting! Thank you all again!

Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:11 PM in Motivation Videos
Thank you for sharing! I have used kid president with the girls that I coach before, I think that it is great for all ages and students really get into it because it is a kid talking instead of adults over and over again. I will have to check out Symphony of Science I think that it could be a great resource for my future classroom!