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Reflecting on Internship Performance Criteria 3.3 Component 3e: Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness in Persisting to Support Students

One of the biggest challenges in classrooms such as mine where there are a wide range of learning abilities is to meet the needs of all learners, regardless of their ability. In my classroom, I have four particular students who … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Internship Performance Criteria 5.2 Component 2c: Managing Classroom Procedures through Transitions

In today’s schools management of instructional time is of the utmost importance. We have a great deal of content to cover each day so it is imperative we maintain procedures that allow students enough time to be actively involved in … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Internship Performance Criteria 3.1 Component 1b: Demonstrating Knowledge of Students

  Reflecting on Internship Performance Criteria 3.1 Component 1b: Demonstrating Knowledge of Students Learning to apply effective differentiation techniques in the classroom can be a challenge for a student teacher. To do so requires the teacher understand their students from … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Internship Performance Criteria 2.1 Component 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques

Throughout the course of my internship I’ve learned the importance of taking the time to make good preparation of questioning strategy in advance of lessons I teach. At the beginning of my internship my fault was not sufficiently having thought … Continue reading

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Establishing an Effective Classroom (EDU 6942 – Course Reflection)

“Program Standard 5. Learning Environment – The teacher fosters and manages a safe and inclusive learning environment that takes into account: physical, emotional, and intellectual well-being (Seattle Pacific University, 2016).” During completion of my coursework for EDU 6942 Autumn Field … Continue reading

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Reflection on Standard 4.3 (EDU 6150 General Inquiry Teaching & Assessment Methods)

Standard 4.3, Designing Coherent Instruction in the area of Learning Activities essentially requires the teacher to design lessons that take into consideration the academic levels, and perhaps also the behavioral dispositions, of all students in the classroom, while making appropriations … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Character in the Classroom (EDU 6989 – Professional Issues)

In an age when cultural and religious differences seem to pull our society ever farther apart at the seams, our children need to learn how to coexist and have healthy discussions about each other’s perspectives, even when they are different. … Continue reading

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