Jade Selig

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Recent Posts by Jade

Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:11 PM in Float/Sink for Younger Grades
Hi Joy!  I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa, something we discuss in a lot of our classes is explaining the "why" to students.  I think it is important to explain to students why things sink or float, but that is something that you can simplify.  I would suggest refrain from using the phrase "more dense" or "less dense" I think students are going to grasp a better understanding ...

Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:02 PM in Motivation
Hi Elizabeth! Some students are easier to motivate than others!  Something we have discussed frequently in several of my classes besides science, is play in the classroom.  When incorporating play into the classroom, I think it makes any student more engaged and motivated.  When incorporating play into the classroom, students are just "playing" they are learning so many more skills that can be...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:02 PM in Integrating Science & Writing
Hi, Carina! In a recent science class, we did something that I have never done before.  We were given a scenario where we had to investigate the situation.  The situation could have been interpreted in several different ways, but each student was able to brainstorm their own ideas and investigate their ideas.  Each person had to write what they believed and why using supporting evidence from r...

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5 Resources

Draw-a-Scientist/Mystery Box Redux
Type: Journal Article

Light Students' Interest in the Nature of Science
Type: Journal Article