Jessica Sanzenbacker

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Recent Posts by Jessica

Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:12 PM in Science in Math or Reading Tutoring?
I think it is wonderful that you took on the opportunty to tutor young minds in science. I find that all lendomarners become more engaged when they have hands-on acitivties. But you are right, it is probably best that the exerpriments that you chose to do are not "random." If you are choosing to do an experiment with a stundent, I would plan these experiments based around a STEM activity. Did you...

Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:23 AM in Implementing STEM in my classroom
It is great to see so many people come together over STEM. This thread as changed my perspective about STEM altogether. I thoughts on it used to be that it was an activity put on outside of school time that had to do with advanced levels of science and math. However, I have been reading all the posts about using STEM in first grade classroms! I apprepriate all the extra lesson ideas and the resou...

Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:00 PM in How can science be more fun and exciting for students?
I have recently been brainstroming ideas on how to make science more "fun and exciting" for students as well. I have noticed a trend that students respond in a positive manner to more abstract science concepts when you find a way to relate the material to their own personal experiences or something they have an extreme interest in. Another way to get students excited about material that might be ...