Camie Crawford

Hello! I'm Camie, an elementary major at UNI with a minor in mathematics. In my free time, I enjoy being outdoors kayaking and camping.

Recent Posts by Camie

Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:18 AM in First Day of School Science Activities
Hi Lauren, I think a fun first day of school activity would be a breakout box. In small groups, the students would work together to problem solve through problems given by you. The problems should include different numbers, where the students keep track of them. Then once the students have all the numbers they try to breakout of the box in the front of the classroom. One of my professors did t...

Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:29 AM in Hands on Learning
Hi Anita, I am currently a senior at the University of Northern Iowa. One idea my professor gave us was floating and sinking. I think this would be fun for the students in grades K-3. You could bring multiple objects and ask the students if the items would float or sink. The cool thing about this is, that some objects will surprise the students. So then you could stop and talk about whats happ...

Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:43 AM in Science in Kindergarden
Hi Alicia,  I am currently an elementary education major studying at the University of Northern Iowa. I had the opportunity to go to an early childhood classroom last week. In this classroom there were multiple activites for the students to do that grasp their attention, while also having them learn. One thing in the classroom was blocks. These blocks were all different sizes and allowed stude...