Archive for March, 2014

Dr. Moos publishes with Amanda Miller (’13)

Dr. Daniel Moos co-authored an article in British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science with Amanda Miller, an Elementary Education graduate from Gustavus Adolphus College (’13). This study examined how epistemological beliefs (EB) and self-regulated learning beliefs (SRLB) affect pre-service teachers’ evaluation of lesson plans. The sample included 33 pre-service teachers, all of whom […]

Science Methods and MNCOSE

Some Elementary Science Methods students attended the Minnesota Conference on Science Education on Friday and Saturday February 21 and 22, 2014 despite the blizzard like conditions that prevailed on Thursday and part of Friday. Emilie, Jessica and Laura attended the Citizen Science workshop that was offered on Saturday. Their smiles suggest it was worthwhile!  

Teaching Chemistry in EDU 247: Science for Elementary Educators 2

Students in EDU 247: Science for Elementary Educators 2 had the opportunity on Tuesday, March 4 to teach chemistry lessons to each other. They explored concepts of pattern and periodicity in Fabulous Periodic Eggs, concepts of selective membranes with Selective Service, concepts of solutions and solute with Involving Dissolving and reactions in powders with Mystery Reactions. The pictures speak to […]