To understand and explain how I will learn and teach in my
student teaching placement.
To evaluate different reflective and supervisory ideas that I
As teachers, we can use tools to support our reflections.
Some of these tools include reflective analysis, professional
portfolio, action research, journal writing, reflective writing,
and even video-taping.
Developing as a teacher requires field experiences and
Field experiences should take place as soon as possible
and be organized well.
Reflection can be either inquiry-orientated or action
ACTION RESEARCH &
Action Research - methodically reflecting on practice. This
allows you to improvise during the lesson.
Inquiry-orientated - asking questions and posing scenarios.
This allows for problem-based-learning.
SITUATED LEARNING MODEL
Situated learning is part of the culture, context, and activity.
Social collaboration is the most important part of situated
Learners will come together as a community to practice
beliefs and behaviors which will be acquired.
When someone eventually moves to the center, they will
become the expert and therefore become more engaged.
Situated learning can happen during the student teaching
placement by experiences with the university supervisor,
colleagues, cooperating teachers, and especially students.
This allows the student teacher to get better professionally
Learning is social, active, and authentic.
This can help the student teacher to apply their beliefs and
Adaptation is key for student teachers as we may need to
accept/understand the values of the school.