Paige Faulkner

Hello, I am an Elementary and Middle Level Education major at the University of Northern Iowa. I am endorsed to teach math, science, and social studies. If I took a job at the middle level my topic of choice to teach would be science. I have always found science to be fun and interesting.

Recent Posts by Paige

Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:07 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
Engagement in the lesson is crucial for student learning. There are many ways to get students engaged. but sometimes it can be hard to keep students engaged the whole time or for every lesson because some lessons may not be as exciting as others. One way to get students engaged is to first learn what their interests are and what they want to learn about. Students enjoy learning about what they wa...

Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:54 PM in Cross- Curricular
Hello! I have also noticed that science is often pushed to the back burner and not a topic that is heavily taught in elementary schools, which is too bad beacuse kids can learn so much from science. Since science isn't a topic commonly taught, it is important for teachers to put since curriculum into language arts, reading, and math. Some ways to add science into reading and language arts is by h...

Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:02 PM in Science in Kindergarden
Hello Alicia,  I am currently a student at the University of Northern Iowa studying elementary education. We have been talking about how to include science in early childhood. One great way to include science is by having students use blocks to build different structures, such as roadways, bridges, ramps, and pathways. They can then test out these structures and see if they can run a car along...