Emily Cook

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IA

Recent Posts by Emily

Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:42 PM in Approaching Misconceptions
Hi Annika! I am also a pre-service teacher. I am a senior Elementary Education major at the University of Northern Iowa. I am also in a science methods calss. We have talked a lot about misconceptions as well. We have learned that it is important to acknowledge misconceptions in your classroom before beginning the lesson. We created a mini unit with five lesssons. Within each lesson we had to des...

Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:28 PM in Integrating Science & Writing
Hi Carina! I am a senior Elementary Education major at the University of Northern Iowa. I am currently enrolled in a science methods course. Over the semester we have discussed cross-curricular lessons. It is important to teach in a way that students can see how different subjects are interelated. I think the weather report is a great way to incorporate science and writing together.  In my sci...

Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:44 AM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Hi Kathy! Thanks for sharing that article. What a good read! I am a preservice teacher taking a class called Teaching Elementary School Science at the University of Northern Iowa. In this class we have talked a lot on how science and engineering work together. Last week we were able to visit an early childhood mock classroom that we have on campus. It was a very hands on and beneficial learnin...