Miranda Hansen

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Recent Posts by Miranda

Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:28 PM in Amount of time for science in the classroom
Hello, I am currently a junior at the University of Northern Iowa and as I read farther into these posts I have noticed a trend when it comes to the amount of time teachers have for science in their classrooms. I spent a week at a school this fall and they had 15 minutes at the end of the day on Friday for a rushed science lesson. I thought there could have been more integration of science through...

Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:21 PM in Need More Time for Science!!!!!
This fall I spent a week in a kindergarten classroom, and they only had science for 15 minutes at the end of the day on Friday. I was shocked that math and reading are "more important" and take up so much of the day. In my future classroom I hope to tie in science to different subjects. Reading science books or articles during reading. Introducing key concepts or ideas during the same time. Readin...

Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:09 PM in Kindergarten activities
I am a junior at UNI. A hands on lesson I have observed for kindergarteners was a planting seeds experiment. Each student planted grass seed in a cup and set them by the window. The teacher put one in the cupboard for no sunlight and another was planted without water. The students enjoyed observing their seeds and watching the teachers plants have trouble.

Recent Public Collections by Miranda

Special Education

9 Resources

ELL and special education

Teaching Science to English-as-Second-Language Learners
Type: Journal Article

Methods and Strategies: 5E for ELL
Type: Journal Article

Earth Science

23 Resources

Earth and Space resources.

On Observing the Weather
Type: Journal Article

Teaching Through Trade Books: Seasons by the Sun
Type: Journal Article