Alyssa Schulte

Location

OH

Recent Posts by Alyssa

Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:41 PM in Gardening at school with young children
I love the idea of having a garden!! I am a preservice teacher here in Ohio, and we have a garden on campus that we get to work with! You could look into some plants that grow very quickly (like radishes or spinich) to grow in the fall, then start the larger garden in the spring! We use plants these kinds of plants that grow very quickly in our classes because they are fully grown within a semest...

Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:35 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
I really enjoyed this article!! I 100% agree that playing while learning is an excellent way for children to expand their senses and thinking while truly building deep understandings of concepts. Play is important business to children, so why not harness that excitment and focus for learning. 

Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:30 PM in STEM and Fairy Tales
I LOVE the idea of using fairy tales and STEM. This would be an excellent way to bring fairy tales to life! A lot of fairy tales have things that students could design and build themselves--I'm thinking about a "how to build the tallest Rapunzel tower" activity in my future.