Megan Lensing

My name is Megan Lensing and I am studying Elementary Education with minors in Literacy and Social Studies with an emphasis in Science at the University of Northern Iowa. I am a junior at UNI and will be student teaching in Spring 2019.



Recent Posts by Megan

Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:07 PM in Growing Excitement for Science
Hi Chanel! I am a pre-service teacher studying Elementary Education at the University of Northern Iowa. I have the opportunity to teach a few lessons on science in classrooms that students really have an interest in. One of the lessons that I had the opportunity to teach is a ramps and pathways lesson which also integrates Engineering. In this lesson, I asked students the question " how do I ge...

Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:49 PM in Effectiveness of an inquiry lesson
Hi Marved! Like you I am a majoring in Elementary Education at the University of Northern Iowa. In my science methods class, we have been learning how truly beneficial it is to have inquiry-based investigations throughout elementary school. One thing that is so important for students when teaching inquiry-based lessons is to make sure that in some way it can relate to students lives or is some...

Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:24 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Hello! Like all the other posts before me, I also enjoyed the article about play and how it is work for children! Play is essential for both young and older students and from my experience, students learn to be curious and solve problems through play! I was fortunate enough to teach a lesson using ramps and pathways and in this lesson, rather than lecture students, I simply handed students ramp...