Keela Uhlenkamp

I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa. I am enrolled into Teaching Elementary School Science. I hope to become an early childhood educator in the next 2 years.




University of Northern Iowa

Recent Posts by Keela

Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:50 PM in classroom management during experiments
I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa. One way that we have talked about or I have observed is to make sure that the expectations are explicitly explained to the children before the beginning of the experiment. With conducting the experiment, if it is something that the students are conducting, it is very important for them to know what they are supposed to find out or what they are go...

Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:45 PM in Teaching Science to Kinder
I think this is a great idea! The kindergarten class that I observed yesterday was starting to do their eggs unit. In preparation, they read a children's book that explained what animals hatched out of eggs, where they are found and what they look like. The classes received eggs from a local farmer. The children get to place the eggs in an incubator and watch what happens to the egg during chick d...

Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:47 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
I am a preservice teacher at the University of Northern Iowa. In my class, we are talking about early childhood learning, which happens to be the lower elementary ages kindergarten - 3rd grade. In my class, we have talked a lot about the fact that play based learning is very important in a child's cognitive learning career. No matter what the children are playing with they are learning. A set of u...