Abby Swiatly

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Recent Posts by Abby

Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:40 PM in Approaching Misconceptions
Hello Annika, my name is Abby and I go to UNI and am an early childhood and elementary education major. We have been learning about misconceptions in my science methods course also. I think that you pose a very important question and would like to see reponses from other people because I am not sure how to answer it myself. 

Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:10 PM in Navigating Discussion and Creating Appropriate Questions
Hi Jillian! My name is Abby and am currently a student at UNI. This semester I am in a science methods course and we have been working on how to get students to discuss with each other. We have learned that, as teachers, we can use probing questions to help students direct their discussion in the right direction. This is a way to help facilitate the discussion but also to help students become ...

Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:46 PM in Inquiry-Based Learning in Elementary School
Hello Kevin! My name is Abby and I am an early childhood and elemetary education major at the University of Northern Iowa and am in my science methods course. Recently we have been working on inquiry-based learning in our classroom. We have been working on whether objects will sink or float. For this lesson we have been lead the experiments based on what we want to get out of the experience. This...