Sydney McCain

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Recent Posts by Sydney

Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:02 PM in 5E Lesson Plans
Hey Emily! I'm also in a Science Methods course but at UMBC. We talk about this often in class and are very focused on inquiry based science. When using inquiry based learning I think it is possible to overlap in other subjects ultimately extending your science lessons. For example, if you're doing a lesson on plants you can do your lesson and possibly have class plant that you can take data o...

Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:48 AM in Helping Students Who "Just Don't Get It"
Hi Julia! I imagine you're in a classroom now teaching and that you have figured this out. But I definitely feel you can help these children who have a really hard time by relating content to their life as best as you can and through inquiry projects. There is so much data that shows students learn better when using inquiry processes rather than teacher-led lessons. I think keeping them interested...

Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:54 AM in Science Not Really a Subject
I have had this experience throughout my placements too. I think that I have only observed one full science lesson throughout my classroom experiences. I am not a teacher yet, but I do feel that the only way we will be able to incorporate science into our day more is through other subjects. We can create inquiry based projects that overlap in many subjects rather than just one.





Recent Reviews by Sydney


Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:00 PM
4 Very Clever
I enjoyed this editor's not for the fact that it talked about a real life example of a time a classroom used what was going on around them in order to learn. I think that this article is a good reminder to use what you have around your school and the community as learning tools.


Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:56 PM
4 Thumbs Up!
I like this resource because it comes with lessons and books to go along with the lessons. These lesson are adaptable and teachers can easily make changes that they need to.


Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:56 PM
4 Thumbs Up!
I like this resource because it comes with lessons and books to go along with the lessons. These lesson are adaptable and teachers can easily make changes that they need to.