Kristen Harold

Undergraduate Student at University of Northern Iowa



Recent Posts by Kristen

Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:52 PM in Lesson Plan: Applying Heat to States of Matter
Chelsea,  I am a preservice teacher and have had a lot of experience teaching science to elementary school students.  Depending on the age would help me determine if I have my students work in small groups or individually. The only thing with having them work in a group is I would make sure they are all contributing. I think while conducting the crayon activity you could have your other studen...

Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:42 PM in Teaching Life Cycles to First Grade
Yanely,  I think you've asked a very good question.  I am a preservice teacher and will be student teaching this coming up spring semester. I think we need to make time to teach concepts in detail.  If our students don't know what we mean and we keep moving forward they can be lacking crucial information. I think taking a step back to explain concepts and misconceptions to our students should ...

Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:08 PM in Elementary STEM
Hi Matt,  I'm a preservice teacher at University of Northern Iowa and have quite a bit of teaching science to 2nd grade and 6th grade students!  My second graders were very capable in learning about science whether it was about matter, ecosystems and even engineeering.  It was easy for me to tie in real world problems because they're natural learners and observers.  A big part of teaching my s...

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Assessing Science Learning
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Crosscutting Concepts
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