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Decookbooking Science Lessons


Kelli Huntley

One of the assignments given in this class was to “decookbook” a science activity in place. The idea of Decookbooking comes from an article by Thomas W. Shiland called Decookbook It! (1997) where he challenges science educators to take apart the activities provided in the teachers manuals and make them more student based and more interactive for the students. Continue reading

Reading and Science

by Talisha Frederick

During the Teaching Science in The Elementary School method as part of the elementary education program at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln I was given a great opportunity to spread my wings as an educator using a science mind set. If I had to pick my least favorite subjects in school they would be reading and science. The funny thing is the lesson I have grown most from is the literature analysis assignment that was assigned mid way through the semester. Continue reading