Anna Jochum

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Recent Posts by Anna

Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:11 PM in Navigating Discussion and Creating Appropriate Questions
Jillian,  I am also a UNI Student in a Science Methods Class. This semester I have learned the importance of probing students with open ended questions. I love the idea of pushing students to create their own experiment because it gives them a chance to create questions and answers themselves. By using different talk points, lets the student think more critically about the question. Not provid...

Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:06 PM in Making Time for Science
Hi,  I am Elementary Education Student at UNI. This question has been a big discussion in many of my education classes. Although schools are moving away from incorporating these important subjects into students curriculum, I believe it is important material that needs to be taught. One way to provide students with that curriculum, without setting aside time, is to incorporate science and socia...

Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:05 PM in Teaching Science to Kindergarten in a Short Time Frame
Hi Jennifer,  I am currently in Teaching Elementary School Science at the University of Northern Iowa. We have talked quite a bit about schools not giving teachers enough time to teach a full science lesson. One strategy that we have worked on is incorporating science into other subjects. We have found that it is very beneficial to not only the teachers but the students as well. With doing thi...