Hannah James

Hannah James '20 Elementary Education Science, Special Education, and Reading Endorsements Volunteer Action Center Student Director Phi Eta Sigma Service Chair NSTA Wartburg Chapter President Kappa Delta Pi Vice-President hannah.james@wartburg.edu




Wartburg College

Recent Posts by Hannah

Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:04 PM in Videos vs. Lectures
Hello Brendon, I am a preservice teacher from Iowa who has had over 100 hours in the classroom. One thing that we have talked a lot about during out methods courses is active learning and the modern learner. Active learning is highly research based currently. Two resources that we have used in multiple of my classes are attached to this post. The first is the "Learning Pyramid" this shows stud...

Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:37 PM in QFT (Question Formulation Technique) in the Science Classroom
Hello, I am a preservice Elementary Education student at Wartburg College, In one of my other methods courses, we read "Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions" by Dan Rothstein and Luz Santana. This book talks about the QFT or the Question Formulation Technique. In the technique, they use a prompt and then have students come up with their own questions based on the pro...

Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:39 PM in Combining Science with Social Studies?
Brianna, I am also a pre-service teacher from Iowa and we talk a lot about cross-curricular lessons, especially when talking about Science and Social studies as classrooms are seeing less and less time allotted for those two subject areas. I'm not sure what your state standards are like but some of Iowa's Social Studies standards talk about resources and the influence on migration which could ...