Brian Kucera

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Recent Posts by Brian

Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:09 PM in Animals in the classroom?
I believe it’s a fantastic idea to have animals in the classroom! However, for me, I would like to take a small approach and see how students react before getting a larger type of pet. One example would be mealworms. Students learn about producers, consumers, and decomposers throughout their science education, and mealworms are great to help teach that. They also go through life cycle changes whi...

Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:06 PM in Implementing STEM in my classroom
I believe that STEM is very important, but so are the fundamentals. Students need to have a background or scaffolding to allow their knowledge to have connections. If I were to simply begin a hands-on type activity without the students having the vocabulary and basic concepts understood, they will not retain the information of the activity. This is important when implementing these types of inqui...

Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:54 AM in Interaction with Force, Mass, and Motion
You could always try google! Honestly you can find some good stuff on there. Other than that, watching visuals on youtube, or demonstrations would always help reinforce understanding of a content.  Good luck!

Recent Reviews by Brian

Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:21 PM
5 Amazing Article!
This article was a great way to reintroduce the topic of weather and climate to a classroom and more importantly me! The information and resources given showed knowledge on the topic and a clear idea of what needed to be stated to inform the reader. Although the information can seem a little too abundant at times, I could easily make this approachable for my students. I will definitely be using this article in the future and I thank you for your work!