Samantha Hellman

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Recent Posts by Samantha

Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:46 PM in STEM Education K-2
I am a preservice teacher who has a focus in STEM education. At this point in my teaching career, I have a passion for teaching grades K-2. One of the strategies for incorporating STEM into the classroom is using literacy-based curriculum (using literacy to present STEM concepts). I am wondering how teachers have used this in their classrooms and if it has been successful. If it's been successful...

Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:38 PM in Learning Science Concepts through Play
Thank you for sharing this article! As a preservice teacher, I am always on the look out for articles that I can keep for when I am a teacher. This is one article I will be sure to save!  One of my favorite parts of the article is when Townsend said, "Learning through play with 'hands-on, minds-on' approaches." An approach that I have recently learned about is project-based learning. This migh...