Abby Moore

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Recent Posts by Abby

Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:53 PM in Classroom Management Skills
Hi Caroline, I am a pre-service teacher at the University of Northern Iowa. The first suggestion I have to keep your students focused and on task during experiments is to set clear expectations and guidelines. By setting expectations and guidelines, your students know what is expected of their behavior during the experiment. The clear guidelines help avoid confusion during the experiment. Anot...

Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:48 PM in Integrating Science & Writing
Carina, I am a pre-service teacher taking a Science Methods course. In this class, we discuss often the importance of incorporating other subjects into our lessons. I think your idea of having your students write a weather report was a great way to encorporate both science and writing in a lesson! Another way you could encorporate science into your writing class would be to choose a science to...

Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:13 PM in Motivation
Hi! I am a pre-service teacher currently taking a science methods course. In class, we discussed that students can be motivated through play in your classroom. In early elementary grades, students can learn science concepts through play. An example of play would be building with blocks. Through the process of building with blocks, students can learn engineering skills that will make them bette...