Molly Heffron

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Recent Posts by Molly

Sat May 02, 2020 12:21 AM in Engagement during lesson
Focusing on student-centered learning will help keep students engaged during a science lesson. Having the students constantly engaged in discussion or problem solving keeps students from getting distracted. If the lesson is more of a lecture, make sure to have interactive material for the students in the powerpoint such as: poll everywhere or QR codes. 

Sat May 02, 2020 12:17 AM in Implementing science
In elementary math and language arts are pushed very hard, but science is just as important. Science can be incorportated when teaching any other subject. Cross-curicular lessons help students develop important and meaningful connections in their learning. Science and math can easily go together. Mathematics can actually benefit from being paired with science; giving meaning to abstract numbers. ...

Sat May 02, 2020 12:14 AM in Students and Science
I believe the best way to teach students about physical science is through inquiry-based learning. Students should be shown an amazing event in the natural world, or a phenomenon. Students can then formulate questions around the phenomenon and work towards solving them. Give the students a chance to explore and find answers for themselves before giving them away.