Brooke Keller

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Recent Posts by Brooke

Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:58 PM in Using Science to Solve Community Problems
Hello, My name is Brooke Keller and I am a pre-service teacher at Wartburg College in Iowa. I'm wondering today how we can use science in elementary classrooms to solve real community issues. I know this type of work has been done in middle and high school science classes, but was hoping in my future classroom to make an impact with the younger ages. Does anyone have specific examples they hav...

Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:29 PM in Should I incorporate a science book in my lesson? Should It be fiction or non-fiction ?
I'm a preservice teacher at Wartburg College and here we learn that science is in everything. I'm aware that it's difficult to fit everything you need to do throughout your day, but reading and science go so easily together. You can take a non-fiction book where the main characters are animals then look at the life cycles or habits of these animals and how these things relate to the book then loo...

Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:33 PM in Shortening Science Investigations
Hello Rebeca, I feel like the question of, "how can elementary teachers make time for science?", will be a question that plagues the teaching society for years to come. However, I feel that with the help of organizations like the NSTA, the situation is already making strides. I am also a preservice teacher, but some of the solutions my science methods class has come up with could really help. ...