Bethany O'Clair

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Recent Posts by Bethany

Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:12 PM in Sensory Issues
Hello! My name is Bethany O'Clair and I am a pre-service teacher at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA. I am currently working towards a special education endorsement and have been thinking a lot about ways to incorporate science in my special education classroom. Knowing that some students have sensory issues and that science classrooms can be distracting, what are some ways to reduce the distra...

Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:08 PM in Keeping Engagement!
Hi Marissa! I am a pre-service teacher at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA and will be in your shoes in a little over a year! One way I have seen nature walks done in my field experience is by giving students a checklist of items in nature to look for with pictures. The students were focused on finding all of the items on the list and it gave the nature walk more of a purpose. Hope this help...

Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:50 PM in Easy Sub Lesson Plan Ideas
Hello! My name is Bethany O'Clair and I am a preservice teacher at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA. In my Science Methods course we have spent time creating science-based substitue plans and activities to have on hand in the event we can't make it to school. I am looking for my ideas on science lessons that are easy to implement, can be related to any topic (throughout the year), and engaging for...