Alison Becicka

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Recent Posts by Alison

Wed May 01, 2019 10:59 PM in Lots of Science, Not A Lot of Time
Hello, I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa and may have some of the same suggestions for you. In my experience, I have never been able to experience a science lesson in any of my field experiences due to science being pushed until the end of the day and then always being overlooked and pushed back yet again by students needing extra assistance in reading, writing, or math. I think o...

Wed May 01, 2019 10:55 PM in Classroom Management Skills
Hello! I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa and I think that one of the best things you can do for your students during student led instruction is to make sure that all expectations are clear and that they have a reason. Otherwise, I think that if the investigations students are carrying out and the problems they are investigating are engaging enough, then classroom management issues...

Wed May 01, 2019 10:50 PM in STEM- engineering and literacy
Hello! I think one of the easiest ways to connect engineering with literacy is in a book where the character is approached with a problem that they have to solve. This is the root of engineering, and there are many STEM books that allow for this type of student inquiry to follow! I wish my teachers allowed for more STEM instruction during the day, but pairing it with literacy can be a great way t...