Kylie Phillips

I am a senior here at the University of Northern Iowa. I am from a small town along the Mississippi River called Camanche. This will be my second year at UNI. On campus I am apart of Alpha Sigma Tau, STAT and Dance Marathon. I enjoy spending time outdoors and love playing tennis.

Recent Posts by Kylie

Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:10 PM in kids think I hate them?!?!
Transitioning from older students to younger students can be a struggle. Being used to the atmosphere of older students is completely different than in an elementary setting. You do not need to show affection in any way, but showing the students you are really interested in what you are teaching is something that will get their attention and maybe want them to start doing the work. Students are n...

Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:10 PM in Navigating Discussion and Creating Appropriate Questions
Jillian, you pose a great question for future edcators. I am taking a Science Methods course that has a lot to deal with navigating discussion and creating academically apprpriate questions. I think one key component to this type of learning is making sure the talk is productive and going in a positive way. To promote this ask open-end questions, do not call on one specific person allow the stude...

Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:57 PM in Getting girls involved in Science
I think the best way to get your students involved in science is to do hands on activites. Also using guided inquiry will promote learning for all children. Science was not a fun subject for me in my middle and high school years. We tended to watch Bill Nye the science guy and did  experiments that were structured word for word what we were supppse to do. Being in a science class in my methods of...