Emma Scheidler

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Recent Posts by Emma

Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:52 PM in clasrrom management
I think the big thing in classroom management during science is to review rules and expectations. Let students know that if they cannot follow rules and expectations, than they will not be able to complete the science experiment, and they will be sitting in their desks doing bookwork. If you don't want to do that, then you could just push it off to the next day until students can prove that they ...

Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:48 PM in Mystery Science online
Hi,  I am a preservice teacher, but have seen Mystery Science used in a few of my practicums. The school that I was at used Mystery Science as their curriculum, but the teacher who I partnered with would tweak it as needed in order to cover standards and the way that she wanted her students to be engaged. I found that Mystery Science is a good thing to use if you don't have time to come up wit...

Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:43 PM in Making your Classroom as Safe as Possible
I am also a preservice teacher, so I am following this! One thing that I've learned is to always review the rules and expectations beforehand so that students know what is expected of them, and that it is NOT time to mess around when we have materials out. Another thing might be wearing Personal Protective Equipment if necessary. 

Recent Reviews by Emma

Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:51 PM
4 Resource Review
Engineering Design tasks are so beneficial for students because it allows for them to learn through, typically, hands on work. This article provided a detailed step-by-step process of how to create an effective and meaningful engineering design task, which is great for first-year or new teachers or just teachers who aren't sure how to create those tasks. I like that they included a caution for at the end of the Compost Bin task for students who might have mold or bacteria allergies. Including real world contexts in tasks allows for students to be able to make personal connections with the task and for them to be able to better understand the concept. Minus one star because I noticed a couple of spelling/grammatical errors throughout the article.