Marissa Strickler

My name is Marissa and I am a senior at the University of Northern Iowa! I am studying Elementary Education with a Math Minor. My future plans are to finish schooling at UNI and start my teaching career in Texas.



Recent Posts by Marissa

Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:31 PM in Chemistry in Early Childhood Education
Hello Annmarie! I am also going to become an elementary education teacher! I think that there are many different ways to think about chemistry and incorporate them into your classroom. I think of experiments such as baking, crystals, why bread rises, food colors and dish soap, and even working with slime. All of these different activities involve some sort of chemistry. Including chemistry int...

Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:36 PM in Recycling ideas to implement in the classroom
Hi Lucia! I am also a student, but I am at the University of Northern Iowa. I am an elementary education major with a math minor, who is currently in a science class. I think a good way to be a supporter of recycling would be to have different centers for different types of recycling. Allowing students to be able to physically recycle can get them more engaged than just talking about it. If yo...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:40 PM in STEM- engineering and literacy
Hey Morgan! I think that there are many different ways to incorpate engineering and literacy together. Engineering is basincally being able to solve real world poblems by using scientific knowledge. This can involve baking, making a roller coaster ride, makingleo/toothpick bridge, or even creating the best boat to hold the most pennies. To incorporate the literacy aspect, have the students mak...