Riley Bodley

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Recent Posts by Riley

Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:47 PM in Motivation
Hi Elizabeth! I am a pre service teacher at the University of Northern Iowa, and throughout my education classes, we have discussed how important it is to motivate our students; I am so glad you realize the same! Motivating students can be as simple as teaching/learning about something they are interested in. If it is something students are really curious about and invested in, they will be more ...

Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:54 PM in Integrating Science & Writing
Hi Carina! I love the idea of writing a weather report while emphasizing on compound sentences. I am a pre-service teacher at the Univeristy of Northern Iowa, and in several of my classes we talk about the importance of cross-curricular teaching; which is exactly what you're doing by bringing writing into science and vice versa. Really, you can integrate writing into science many ways. You could ...

Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:26 AM in Keeping PreK Engaged
Hi! It is so awesome that you are wanting to make this experience as authentic for your students as possible! I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa, and we have been learning about how crucial it is for students to have hands-on experiences and just be able to explore. I think your students would love if you found someone in the area who could bring in a live snake that they knew how ...