Lori Smith

Northwest iowa Student Teaching Coordinator
(712) 330-5974
Mailing Address: 

Department of Teaching
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0610

  • A.A., Ellsworth Community College
  • B.S., Iowa State University
  • M.A., University of Northern Iowa
Areas of Expertise 

  • Pre-K-12th Grade Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Kinesthetic Learning
  • Mentoring and Coaching Pre-service Teachers
  • Integrating movement into the classroom
  • Integrating classroom concepts into PE
  • Teacher Work Sample
  • Student Teaching
  • Classroom Management Strategies

Research Interests 

  • Reflective Practice in education
  • Brain Research and Movement as it relates to learning
  • Lesson Feedback
  • Creating activities that promote learning
  • Student Teacher Placements in 22st Century Schools