Makayla Bauer

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Recent Posts by Makayla

Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:05 PM in Autism in the Science Classroom
Patricia, I am a pre-service teacher at the University of Northern Iowa with a minor in special education. It is important to make your lessons super interactive for all students to help keep their attention. It also helps to incorporate movement in some way with your lessons. I'm not sure what the content was or how it was taught (I'm sure you taught marvelously :)), but try to incorporate th...

Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:38 PM in Integrating Science & Writing
Carina, I am currently studying Elementary Education at the University of Northern Iowa. I love your idea of writing weather reports! it is very important to integrate different subjects into one another. Another way to integrate science and writing is to teach a mini-lesson about a science topic and have the students reflect on their learning, or as you mentioned, implement a specific writing...

Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:47 PM in Incorporating STEM in Kindergarten
Alondra, It is helpful to start a unit or lesson with a phenomena that intrigues students to want to know moore. It is most beneficial to also have it correllate with their prior knowledge. For example, you could ask your students if they think a watermelon or a grape will float in water and then ask why they think the way they do. Give a demonstration and then discuss why they think the water...