Kiana Wilson

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IA

Recent Posts by Kiana

Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:10 AM in Sensory Issues
Hi Bethany! My name is Kiana Wilson and I am a pre-service teacher at the University of Northern Iowa studying elementary and special education as well! Sensory issues are something that we have talked a lot about in my special education classes but I haven't thought a lot about how students could have sensory issues with science. In special education, all we talk about is differentiation and cre...

Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:54 AM in Science Fun for Students
I think it is very important to get children up and moving around throughout the day and science is a great subject for children to start using their hands and applying what they have learned. I have also learned that students do better when they can learn in the way that best fits them. I think the better you know your students the easier you will find it to engage them. For example, if your stu...

Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:33 PM in STEM in Younger Grades
Hi Peyton! I am studying elementary education and I am currently in a science methods class and we are learning about early childhood STEM. From our exploring with many manipulatives we have found that all students can learn STEM at all ages. A lot of the early years are just allowing the children time to explore different things that would allow them to come up with new ideas of how things work....