Ashley Darling

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Recent Posts by Ashley

Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:08 PM in Lots of Science, Not A Lot of Time
Lacey, I am an elementary education major at the University of Northern Iowa, so while I have not taught in my own classroom I have learned a few ways to integrate science in my methods of teaching science class. Math and science are very interconnected and can be worked with closely. One way that I have been taught is to have the students do a science experiment, related to a science standard...

Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:36 PM in Integrating Science within other subjects
Kara,  I am also a preservice teacher, with an elementary education major and a math teaching minor. I think that science and math are very interconnected subjects, in that their is a lot of math in science and science in math. If you are teaching in a middle school, I would collaborate with the science teacher to focus on the same area of science so that students can build on their knowledge ...

Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:09 PM in General Science Question
Jennifer,  I am also a preservice teacher, at the University of Northern Iowa. I am also in my science methods class currently. Yesterday we had a guest speaker come into our class and talk about the importance of play. She talked about how through play students can learn so many different skills and topics of science in a short amount of time. One of the big activities that she talked about w...