Kelsey Katcher

Hi, my name is Kelsey Katcher! I am a senior here at the University of Northern Iowa. I am currently earning my degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Ed. I love working with children and watching children grow as individuals. I have two nephews; Brayden (6) and Lucas (2). I love spending my free time with them.



Recent Posts by Kelsey

Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:52 PM in Teaching Earth Science for the first time
I really like this idea. As a soon to be new teacher, I need all the ideas I can get. I really like this idea because it's so interactive with the students and gets them engaged in the lesson. It also get them interest in learning more about science, which is amazing. I will be adding this idea to my teaching bucket. Thank you!

Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:43 PM in Starting out with STEM
It's great that you are are gaining such great knowledge in your student teaching. I am currently a semester away from student teaching. I am well want to gain valuable knowledge over STEM. We have learned a lot of different strategies to use, and have created different lesson plans that fit the science standards. Your suggestion was also very helpful and sounds like a very engaged lesson for stud...

Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:43 PM in Seating Charts
I really like the idea of having equally amount of "smarts" in a group. Having a leader is a great idea so they will have accountability on each other as students. I, as a soon to be teacher in learning, also have a curiosity in how I will do seating charts in my future classroom. I do know that I want my students to be comfortable where they are sitting, but I also want them to learn and not be d...

Recent Reviews by Kelsey

Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:53 PM
5 The 5E's
This articles stated the 5 areas of creating a 5E lesson plan. The 5 E's are; Engaged, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate. I really like this set up of a learning plan because it gets students more involved in learn as well as gets them thinking a little more about the topic you are covering. Students can be more reliable for their own learning and having them engaged in tasks can only help broaden their horizon on learning. A Very good article that explain the 5E's and how it helps students learn.