Karlie Fahey

Hi! My name is Karlie Fahey and I am a senior at the University of Northern Iowa. I am majoring in Elementary Education and am looking forward to becoming a practicing teacher in my own classroom very soon!



Recent Posts by Karlie

Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:35 PM in How do you keep students engaged in the topic?
Hi Tiffani!   I am currently enrolled in a science methods course at the Univeristy of Northern Iowa. We are using the 5E lesson plan template to create a mini science unit. The 5E lesson plan includes five phases of teaching; engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate. We have learned to focus on the different phases as we teach to help students motivate themselves to explore the quest...

Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:08 PM in Field Trips
Hi Rochelle!   I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa and am currently enrolled in a science methods course. We recently did a project where we chose a local field trip location. We were required to visit the location, take pictures, and relate it to science learning. I also designed a creative way to display the field trip and incorporate the NGSS DCI's and standards to integrat...

Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:46 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Hi Kathy!   Thank you for sharing the article. I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa majoring in Elementary Education. I too think that "play is children's work". Especially for the younger students, their greatest creations, ideas, and reasoning may stem from play. Recently, my science methods course had the opportunity to step inside a model classroom. This classroom had many ...

Recent Public Collections by Karlie

100 Resources

100 Resources

100 Resources I found helpful for my future in teaching Elementary Education.

Leaders, Readers, and Science
Type: Book Chapter

Graduating STEM Competent and Confident Teachers: The Creation of a STEM Certificate for Elementary Education Majors
Type: Journal Article