Tag Archives: Classroom

Where I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong

This past week, my methods class took the Strengths Finder 2.0 Test to determine our strengths.  They varied in categories, but there was one trend that I found particularly interesting– In talking about our strengths, we all seemed to focus … Continue reading

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Add Art

What is STEAM? STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. These are all important to incorporate into the classroom to give students a chance to use different fields. The recent addition of art is to help … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: The Nature of Science

Howdy bloggers, This week officially marks the seventh installment of An Interesting Perspective. In today’s post, we will discuss the importance of equity within the classroom, and how having an equitable classroom is beneficial to everyone. Picture this. You hear … Continue reading

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It Starts With Teachers

As teachers, children watch us constantly and often mimic our actions. This is why teachers need to be conscientious about their actions throughout the classroom. Teachers have their own opinions and biases about the world around them. If they are … Continue reading

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Training of the Mind

This quote stuck with me when I first read it because I relate to it in many ways. As a fourth year college student and future educator, I have realized over the past years that one of my goals is … Continue reading

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Taking Notes with Invisible Ink

Can you read this? Of course, you can read the text when I type it clearly, but in the above picture if I were to grab the black light and sprint off in the opposite direction, you’d probably be pretty … Continue reading

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What Drives Your Students?

Believe it or not, your students are people, too. Each student will have different interests, different methods, and most importantly, different motivators. When you have a task to complete, are you more motivated to complete one because you want to do it or … Continue reading

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