Brooke Craig

My name is Brooke Craig and I am an Elementary Education major. I plan on doing my student teaching in the fall of 2019. I hope to teach in grade 1-3, in a suburb of Minneapolis. I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my niece and nephew as well as participating on the Woman's Softball team here at UNI. I am currently in the process of planning my wedding in June 2019!




University of Northern Iowa

Recent Posts by Brooke

Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:49 PM in Art in the Science Classroom
Hi Hannah,    My name is Brooke Craig and I am a preservice teacher at UNI. This semester I am taking a course called arts and intergration which is exactly what you are talking about. First, adding art in to the classroom experience can be implemented very easily. This past semester we did three lessons at a local elementary school about Fall Changes. During our expereiences we were to int...

Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:55 PM in Animals in the classroom
Hi Brennen,    My name is Brooke and I am also a preservice teacher. I have thought about this as well. I think having animlas in the classroom are not necessarily a bad thing, In fact, I think that this can benefit your class so much. Being able to discuss things such has hibernation, or habitats and even the life cycle. I think it would be a fantastic opportunity for your classroom. Think...

Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:10 AM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Kathy,  My name is Brooke Craig and I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa. As a future educator, I want to strike up learning in the best way possible for my students. I truly believe that allowing students to play at a young age is far more beneficial than having them in desks all day long. In the article you posted it states, "play gives children space to dream, discover, improvi...

Recent Reviews by Brooke

Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:57 PM
5 "Making" a Difference review
When it comes to education we see it starting to change. This article explains one change that schools are starting to begin. I think that this is a great article because it discusses how making allows in depth thinking for students. By creating students have the opportunity to collaborate as well as engage in science and engineering practices. This article provides an explanation on how making allows for these different practices!