Kelsey Nason



Recent Posts by Kelsey

Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:32 PM in Gardening at school with young children
Peggy, In my opinion, the sooner the better! Gardening with your students is such a great opportunity that many would love to have, including myself! It would be the perfect way to get to know your students, create a community atmosphere, and get them excited to go to school and learn. I'm sure their reactions would be priceless! They would be so eager to go see how their garden is doing and if i...

Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:45 PM in How does creativity and State Exams mix?
I, too, agree that you can use hands-on activities to foster scientific reasoning and thinking. While I don't like that teachers often have to "teach to the test", I still believe that you can help your students develop a love for science AND passing test scores by helping them understand science topics in fun, hands-on ways and by being enthusiastic about science. Your passion will inspire your s...

Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:46 PM in Preservice Teacher Advice
I too am a preservice teacher. I am currently in the classroom four days a week student teaching (Kindergarten), and I have found a variety of websites that have come in handy. Keep in mind, almost everything you find will need to be 'tweaked' or changed to fit your students and your TEK or objective. Hopefully the school or district will also give you many resources. Here's a list of websites mys...