Allison Finkbeiner

Hello! My name is Allison Finkbeiner, and I am a senior at Wright State University studying Early Childhood Education. I am currently student teaching in a third grade classroom, and I love it!I have two younger siblings- a sister that is 15, and brother that is 19. I have the cutest Australian Labradoodle, her name is Rome. In my free time, I like to do crafts, and spend time with my friends and family!

Location

OH

Affiliation

Wright State University

Recent Posts by Allison

Thu May 23, 2019 5:16 PM in Integrated NGSS Curriculum (Middle School)
Hello!   I am currently in college for getting my bachelor’s in education. For my science methods class, I was required to use Ohio Learning Standards, as well as NGSS. I have noticed that most of the standards go hand-in-hand, so it is a bit easier to pick and choose when planning your lessons. I have found that it is easier to first find my state standard- and then look for the NGSS. The ...

Thu May 23, 2019 5:00 PM in Pet in the classroom
Kayla- I agree that older grades need to learn even more responsibility! It is amazing how much responsibility a pet can give students. Jobs are such a great way to give students responsibility. It also gives the students the chance to interact with the class pet. I do think, however, that there should be set times for the students to do these jobs. For example; in the morning, after lunch, or...

Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:03 PM in Science Misconceptions
Religion is a tricky topic to teach, especially to young students. If you think that the lesson/unit is in which will have in depth questions, and could possibly offend a student, I would send home a newsletter to the parents discussing what you will be teaching. I would also encourage the parents to talk to their student before the lesson is taught. That way, the students and families can prepar...





Recent Reviews by Allison


Thu May 23, 2019 7:29 PM
5 Tracking Nature With Technology
Technology is such a key piece in students lives, in this period of time. By incorporating things that the students are interested in- technology for example, they are more interested in the content that is being taught! Science has many different great opportunities to use technology. Great article!


Thu May 23, 2019 7:22 PM
5 A Literature-Circles Approach to Understanding Science as a Human Endeavor
This is a great article! It had many different strategies to use inside the classroom to ensure your science instruction is effective. Literature circles are a great resource to use to encourage students to have confidence and share their thoughts with their peers!


Thu May 23, 2019 7:22 PM
5 A Literature-Circles Approach to Understanding Science as a Human Endeavor
This is a great article! It had many different strategies to use inside the classroom to ensure your science instruction is effective. Literature circles are a great resource to use to encourage students to have confidence and share their thoughts with their peers!






Recent Public Collections by Allison


Middle School Resources

12 Resources

Grades 4-6



An Inquiry Primer
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Light Students' Interest in the Nature of Science
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Elementary Resources

19 Resources



Teaching by Tiering
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Plants on Display
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