Blake Miller

Elementary Education major @ UNI

Location

IA

Recent Posts by Blake

Thu May 02, 2019 11:49 PM in Behavior
I think it is important to let students know what you are there for and that you mean business when working in any classroom. From day one, demand respect from students (while also showing them respect). It can be hard because you want the students to really like you, but it is something that is necessary. Something that I have seen with at least one student in every one of my field experiences i...

Thu May 02, 2019 11:42 PM in Different levels of understanding
I think with a classroom of 5 students, it is possible to teach to each student's needs. It can be tough considering it creates extra work for each lesson, but it will be worth it for the students' sake. Another thing I have had success with (and this may be hard to do for every lesson) is finding something that gets each student excited and differentiating your lesson to revolve around that subj...

Thu May 02, 2019 11:35 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
Hi Andrea, I feel like getting students involved starts with finding something that gets them excited. Choosing a phenomena or a problem that is interesting and exciting is a sure way to get students engaged and learning. The lesson does need to be executed well though. This is why I believe the 5E lesson plan is so important. In terms of getting students excited and engaged, I think the first...