Maddie Johnson

UNI Student; Elementary and Middle Level Education Major; Math Minor

Location

IA

Recent Posts by Maddie

Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:16 PM in Combining Science with Social Studies?
Brianna, It is absolutely possible to integrate social studies and science! I am a preservice teacher at UNI and I have found that since they have changed the social studies common core standards, they are a little easier to integrate into science! Social studies standards are now including things that relate to iquiry, citizenship, and other various topics. Something that I think is important...

Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:10 PM in Kingergarten Tips
I will be working with Kindergartners in a few months for my students teaching! I am very excited, but also very nervous since I have not worked with students this age. Are there any tips that you have for teaching students this age science? Any things you have tried that went well? Any things you do not recommend trying? Thanks in advance!

Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:06 PM in Implementing STEM in my classroom
This is such a great question! There are so many way to incorporate STEM, even at Kindergarten! The thing that I have learned while taking classes at UNI is that you most likely have been incorporating stem in your classroom without even noticing it! If you have students work with blocks, ramps and pathways, or do things like create their own instruments you are incorporating STEM! all of t...