Kale Lindner

I'll make you the best burrito you've ever had. Elementary Education major at UNI. I enjoy just about every sport you could imagine. I will thrash you in ping pong. Those are the most important things about me.



Recent Posts by Kale

Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:32 PM in Integrating Fairy Tales and Engineering
This is really cool! A partner of mine and I taught an engineering lesson that was based on a similar concept. We taught third graders through an engineering problem based on The Three Little Pigs . The students were allowed to select their own materials to build a structure that could withstand a certain weight and under specific constraints. The students seemed to be really engaged and enjoy th...

Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:17 PM in Teaching Science to Kindergarten in a Short Time Frame
First of all, this is really upsetting to hear. It is always unfortunate to hear that time is getting cut from any subject. Something you might want to consider is broadening your lessons to stretch over multiple days. This way you can build on concepts from day to day and it may make the connections form stronger due to the building on prior knowledge. Another thing you could consider is integrat...

Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:11 PM in Motivation Videos
This might not be helpful or might have passed your mind already, but you could have them make their own motivational video. It could be a project you use to motivate future classes and could be a fun way to have all of your students engaged in both science and technology skills. It also helps integrate some forms of art into the classroom. Just thought it could be something your students might ge...