Brianna Martin

I'm a junior at the University of Northern Iowa studying elementary education with a literacy minor!



Recent Posts by Brianna

Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:07 PM in Making Science Education a Priority
Allison- I think this is important to address because many schools are still putting science in the background and weighing more heavily on math and literacy. Upon doing a search of my own I found an article that talks about the importance of science and where to go from here. I found the article in Science and Children called, " Elementary Science Education in the K-12 System". This article ...

Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:50 PM in Getting the Students Excited About Science
Hi Aleida! Getting students excited about science is easy with the right tools and activities! When I was younger science was always one of my favorites, because I always found out something new that seemed mind blowing at the time. For example, anything that tested my already established point of view or a misconception I may have had, it was always so interesting to learn that it wasn't what ...

Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:28 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Hello! I am a preservice teacher at the University of Northern Iowa. In my science methods class we have started to dig into this subject more and more. We had the chance to visit an early childhood STEM classroom to see all the variety of things you can include in your classroom to facilitate creativity and experimentation with your students. In this classroom they had everything from legos ...