Rachel Wilson

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Recent Posts by Rachel

Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:42 PM in Misconceptions in Science
Lots of classrooms are student based, which I think is awesome! I love a classroom that allows students to gather information, coming to their own conclusions.  However, I know that there are times when students have misconceptions about science or come to an alternate, inaccurate conclusion.  What are some strategies to help correct those students' thinking without just giving them the answer?

Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:22 PM in Differentiation in Science
Great question! In my opinion, one of the biggest things you can do is let the student feel comfortable asking for assistance with something. Also building a positive classroom community is important here, because other students would be able to assist that student if your attention is else where. Also the NSTA website has several helpful and specific suggestions for assisting a student in the c...