Other schools included Robert R. Gray, Columbia Park, Tulip Grove, Glendarden Woods. I also worked at John Carroll as a secretary and camp counselor.
All children are capable of learning. But in order to promote students success, they need to have the right of choices.I also believe in collaborating with other teachers to learn new ideas and share resources. Class management and parental involvement will determine if it will be a productive school year.
The Bulletin Boardscoincided with the Welcome to School Theme. These were our students first time being in school.
Literactive.com and UnitedStreaming.com
Gain students strengths and weaknesses.
Oral Motor help students pronounce sound. They practice tongue exercises.
Learning about the 5 senses. Identifying the parts of Mr. Potatoe head
The wall was full of different textures such as soft, hard, bumpy, and smooth. I also have to use my nose to guess the smells of different foods in the bag. There were onions, cheetos, cinnamon, lemon, etc.
The students run through the maze to find scarecrows. Then they pick baby pumpkins to take home. They also hear a story about the Pumpkin Patch.
Very involved student teacher.
My Mentor Teacher Mrs. Barton, some parents, and I connect on a professional and personal level. I can tell the students really enjoyed having me as a student teacher. In my spare time I go back to the school to visit the students and teachers.
We were given a prop and put into groups to make up some propriceptive and vestibular activities. We used the blanket as a parachute.
Multi task, patient, confident
My Journey to Becoming an Effective Educator<br />By Talecia Stephens<br />“The best way to predict your future is to create it”. ~Abraham Lincoln<br />
Table of Contents<br />All About Me<br />Academic Scholar<br />Knowledge of Subject Matter<br />Effective Practitioner<br />Technological Applications<br />Multiple Assessments<br />Multicultural and Global Perspective<br />Special Populations Perspective<br />Reflective Practitioner<br />Field Based Experience<br />Professional Dispositions<br />Personal and Interpersonal Perspectives<br />Future Plans<br />
All About Me <br />22 years old<br />Top 10 percentile at BSU<br />Spontaneous, Sociable, and Outgoing<br />5 yrs of Teaching Experience<br />Love teaching and interacting with young children<br />Love Math and Technology <br />
My Experience<br />North View Elementary School<br />Mrs. Barton and Mrs. Woods<br />Pre- K<br />22 students<br />Chapel Forge Special Center<br />Mr. John and Ms. Nina<br />3 year olds<br />AM class – 4-6 students<br />PM class – 7 students<br />Autism, Developmental Delay and Speech Delay<br />
Reflection<br />Be a hard worker and the same characteristics should shine through your students. <br />Modeling is the most effective way to influence students’ behaviors.<br />Be as non biases as possible. My purpose is to only address the needs of my students and their success.<br />Promote intrinsic motivation so students will feel good about their grades vs. trying to gain a reward.<br />Learn from my students as they learn from me.<br />“To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work”. ~Sister Mary Lauretta<br />
Reflection<br />Build Strong Relationship with your students<br />Bulletin Boards <br />Helped me learn about my students<br />Helped students learn about their peers<br />Helped student learn about who works to support their learning<br />Fostered a sense of “safe environment” and “belonging”<br />Make learning fun. <br />Teach through different modalities. <br />Being enthusiastic and creative really motivates the students for learning.<br />Create a positive and safe environment for students.<br />Establish clear rules and consequences.<br />Create eye-catching and purposeful bulletin boards and lessons.<br />
Technological Applications Starfall<br />The students were on computers daily during center time.<br />The website starfall.com teaches reading and makes learning fun. <br />The website includes exciting phonics games and online interactive books.<br />
Technological Applications Library<br />Our class went to the library each Wednesday to play interactive games with Mr. Krainer.<br />They learned Math and Reading Skills.<br />They also checked out new books each week.<br />If you want to trick a child into learning, then give them access to technology. <br />~Talecia Stephens<br />
Technological ApplicationsTech/Talk<br />Helped non-verbal students to communicate.<br />Used tech/talk with the story “Too Much Noise”<br />Used to help students identify animals’ sounds in the story.<br />
Reflection<br />Expose students to authentic experiences.<br />Make any lesson fun by simply adding technology. <br />Use a variety of technology tools to enhance instruction.<br />Help students become technologically savvy so they will be good researchers in the future.<br />
Academic Scholar<br />Multiple Forms of Assessments<br />
Multiple Forms of AssessmentShape Recognition<br />
Multiple Forms of AssessmentBook and Print Awareness Checklist<br />
Multiple Forms of AssessmentNumber Knowledge<br />
Multiple Forms of AssessmentAction Research (Summative)<br />
Reflection<br />Assessment information is used to plan meaningful learning experiences.<br />It is a great tool when used properly. It should be paired with instruction to help students build upon weaknesses. <br />It also determines what objectives need to be met. <br />
Academic Scholar<br />Multicultural and Global Perspective<br />
Multicultural and Global Perspective<br />October is Hispanic Heritage Month.<br />Exposure<br />
Multicultural and Global Perspective Pennies for Peace<br />
Literacy & Informational Evening for ESL Families<br />
Multicultural and Global Perspective Language Diversity<br />
Reflection<br />Learn students’ background: their learning styles and abilities<br />Hispanic Heritage Month<br />Pennies for Peace<br />Language Diversity<br />As a teacher, I will make all students feel worthy regardless of gender, socio-economic status, culture, and/ or disability.<br />
Academic Scholar<br />Special Population Perspective<br />
Special Population PerspectiveOral Motor<br />
Special Population PerspectivePDS Clinic<br />5yrs old/ Kindergarten<br />Loves Cars and Dinosaurs<br />Reads Level 2 books and self-corrects<br />Knows all 30 of his sight words<br />Knows all upper and lower Case letters<br />Is more encouraged to read<br />
Reflection<br />Only provide support when necessary.<br />Accommodations that I learned to apply to my lessons are prompting, using visual aids such as PCS, and giving additional wait time.<br />
Reflective Practitioner<br />Field Base Experience<br />
Field Base ExperiencesMentor Teacher Opinionnaire<br />My Field Base Experience has made me a more confident and assertive person. I had positive interact with parents, students, and teachers. I have also become more patience. I believe in learning from my mistakes. I reflect daily to find ways to improve myself. Mrs. Shaw says I am very conscientious. <br />
Field Base ExperiencesSummative Evaluation<br />
Field Base ExperiencesComments from Mrs. Caldwell<br />
Sibling’s Night at Chapel Forge<br />Identifying parts of the body<br />Sight<br />
Reflection<br />I believe in collaborating to learn new ideas such as effective strategies<br />There is always room for improve. I will continue to raise expectations for myself.<br />We have to pick and choose our battles.<br />Avoid Conflicts<br />
Professional Dispositions<br />Personal and Interpersonal Perspectives<br />
Personal and Interpersonal Perspectives<br />My Last Day at Northview<br />
Personal and Interpersonal PerspectivesParent & Student Comments<br />