Drew Foster

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Recent Posts by Drew

Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:43 PM in Science Misconceptions
With science misconceptions, I like to look up what misconceptions students may have before I teach a lesson so that I can address them and disprove them throughout the lesson. Another way to find misconceptions is by asking questions before teaching a lesson to provoke thought and see where the students thinking is at. AS far as religion goes, that is a personal thing and if you think it will be...

Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:37 PM in Inquiry-Based Learning in Elementary School
Inquiry-based learning helps students critically think about experiments and question the whys and allow for further questions to come up within lessons. I like the incorporation of POE charts (Predict, Observe, Evidence). Students make a prediction and then go on to compare those predications to what was observed. From here, they are able to compare and ask questions as to why things were happen...

Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:27 PM in After the field trip
I beleive that one of the most important things for students to leave with is excitement about a certain content related to the field trip so that teachers can in return expand and build off the field trip itself. This could be ecosystems and all the moving parts within it. It can be expanded on and stair stepped into other topics such as predators and prey. Another thing within the field trips w...