Shelby Betz

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Recent Posts by Shelby

Sat Nov 17, 2018 5:06 PM in Solar System with preschoolers
Hi Brianna, I'm a preservice teacher and havent worked as much wiht littles, I'm more of a middle school educator. But I do know that the solar system is intimidating no matter what age you are. I liked the idea another user said of using the gym to put out a scale model of the planets. I also know that it should be fairly basic for such a young age. So I would say start with planets and the s...

Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:15 PM in Guest Speakers in the Middle School Classroom
Hi, I'm a preservice teacher at UNI. So I don't have a classroom of my own yet, but having been in the schools at least once for most of my classes I have experienced a ton of different teaching styles and classrooms. So it can often depend on the school and specifically the classroom, but if you want to have guest speakers in your classroom I absolutely think you can do that even if the other te...

Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:43 PM in Science is present, how do I continue that?
Hi Gabriella, Science is very important in early childhood classrooms. I think the easiest way to make sure it is there is having different things to play with and explore in the classroom. Both Jessica and Madie commented great ideas of centers and blocks. Giving students a chance to just explore their surroundings and see what they notice. At a very young age it doesn't have to be as structu...