Elyssa Rung

My name is Elyssa Rung, I am 23 and I am in my 6th and final year of college here at the University of Northern Iowa. I am an Elementary Education Major with a minor in Mathematics and also Special Education. I am so excited to almost be done and start my future!



Recent Posts by Elyssa

Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:21 AM in technology in the classroom
You could use the computers by having the students research whatever the science lesson is? Maybe have groups and have each group research something different involving the science lesson and have them use the technology to help them find their answers. With other things such as weather, you can have the students use the digital thermometers to compare with other groups the weather from the day be...

Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:11 AM in Teaching Science to Kindergarten in a Short Time Frame
I would recommend trying to incorporate science into other parts of your day! For the 15 minutes a day that you do have, make sure you are explaining the main idea of the lesson and giving them all of the knowledge they need in that short time and then later in the day you can draw back upon it. You can conduct an experiment or just have the students engaged in the lesson later on because they wou...

Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:00 AM in Weather and Elementary
It will always be difficult to fully have young students like that to understand every aspect of the weather and all of the seasons. I am currently writing a week-long 5E lesson plan over the weather for Kindergarteners. We decided to let the students go outside every day and keep track of how the weather is and also predict what the weather would be like the next day. We used worksheets where the...