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

Location

NV

Affiliation

Aleph Academy

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@annelowry8
Skype Name
anne.lowry5

Recent Posts by Anne

Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:15 AM in Moon Phases
I would start by learning about the cultures in your class.  Many students use multiple calendars, the Gregorian for school/ work and a lunar calendar at home.   Students with that background have a different understanding of moon phases, and having observed the patterns so often, usually only need a little hands on with the how.

Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:09 AM in Kindergarten Lesson About the Four Seasons
One caveat as I read through these posts....seasons do not look the same in all parts of the country, which is a wonderful exploration itself.  Most people use snow as a symbol for winter; I was five before I ever saw snow I would recommend that you slow this lesson down and extend it into other areas.  What knowledge do the chidlren already have of summer?  of the other seasons?  How do they ...

Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:01 AM in Future Teacher
Hi Kimberly It was scary for most of us the very first time.  And just about all of us made mistakes  (I know I did!!).  There used to be an old phrase in teaching that your first year was your learning year.  You learn and grow and you will become a wonderful teacher Several things will help you through that time 1) Know your content Once you know the grade in which you will most likely...





Recent Public Collections by Anne


Inquiry

8 Resources

articles both showing inquiry in action or describing ways inquiry can be used in a P-2 class



Inquiry on Board
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The Many Levels of Inquiry
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Family engagement

9 Resources

A collection of articles and podcasts describing different ways of engaging families as well as advice for specific activities



Podcast: Successful Strategies for Involving Parents in Education: Overcoming Obstacles to Family Involvement
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Super Science Saturday
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Bones

Articles I'm using in a preK class who ended up with a slew of skulls