Anne Lowry

I teach preK in a Reggio-inspired preschool in northern Nevada. My undergraduate background is Archeology and Geology; my Master's is in Early Childhood Education. I am also a National Geographic Certified Educator




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Recent Posts by Anne

Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:54 AM in Gardening at school with young children
Monday, January 21st can be a special day for plants in your class, especailly if you have students who are Jewish.  It is Tu B'Shvat, the newy year or birthday of the trees.  I've been told it really encompasss all plants and is a greta day to plant indoors / outdoors and celebrate the plants in your life (including your food and clothing!)  The seven special plants are what, barely, pomengranat...

Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:25 PM in Science Misconceptions
Hi Mary Beth That is tricky.  So much depends on the age of the students and how deeply the religion is embedded into those beliefs as well as your own school culture. Have you talked with other teachers at the school?  Are these misconceptions pervasive in the general local community?  Can you and your fellow teachers work together on this? Another factor is the misconception itself.  Is t...

Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:42 AM in EC sessions at conferences
And here's a list for the 2019 National Conference in ST Louis.  The short courses will be added later.  Happy New Year everyone!

Recent Public Collections by Anne

solar energy

9 Resources

Preschool focus

A Place in the Shade- An Engineering Challenge
Type: User uploaded resource

Sunlight Warms Earth's Surface
Type: User uploaded resource

Plumbing and water

2 Resources

The Dirty Water Challenge
Type: Journal Article

Modeling Water Filtration
Type: Journal Article

light space

14 Resources

Our Star, the Sun: Try these everyday activities that teach elementary and middle level students about the sun
Type: Journal Article

A Week with the Stars
Type: Journal Article