Alex Sudtelgte

Location

IA

Recent Posts by Alex

Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:54 PM in Science Trips
The first thing that came to my mind was a nature preserve or state park. While there they can learn anything from earth science to life science. If travelling out of your city or town is not possible, you could bring them to science museums, public works building, or a business of some sort. There are many elementary students that are on my college campus during the day so that is another idea. ...

Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:09 AM in Water cycle lessons
Hi Nick, Another thing that you could add to your water cycle unit could be how water gets to houses and businesses. In the past, I have brought students to my hometown's water treatment plant. They were given a tour of the plant and shown where their water comes from and how it is purified before it goes into the watertower and eventually people homes! During the tour, the water operators als...

Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:31 AM in Keeping students paying attention and on-task
Hi Connor, I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa, and there are several things we have been taught that I think will answer your question! The first thing that is important is to make sure students are engaged in their learning. Students who do not care about, or are not interested in the topic will have no desire to learn it. Taking brain breaks consitantly throughout the lesson a...