Brittany Hammes



Recent Posts by Brittany

Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:20 PM in How to Make Elementary Science Exciting
Hello! I am currently studying Early childhood and elementary education. My professors have taught me multiple ways to make science exciting in the elementary classroom. One very important element is making sure students get out of their seats and are not just listening to a lecture the whole lesson. Incorporating hands-on activities will give students the excitement you are looking for. They can...

Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:15 PM in Keeping Students Engaged
Hello! I am currently studying Elementary Education and our professors have given us many different ways to keep students engaged in lessons. First off, not all students will learn or be engaged in the same ways, so it is important to teach in multiple different ways to receive the highest amount of engagement possible. Hands-on activities are especially useful so students can get out of their se...

Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:51 PM in Hands on Learning
Hello! I am a student at the University of Northern Iowa and I'm majoring in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. There are tons of ways you can add hands-on activities for children this age. A few of these include ramps and pathways, magnet play, and bottled waves. For ramps and pathways, it is best to not give students any direction, but rather let them play around with the different ramps...