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The whole issue of teacher certification is one of great importance and when discussed must be done in a delicate and thoughtful manner. The reason for this increasing importance is because the education of our nation's teachers is important to the creation of an ideal education system, which is one of the goals of our national government and State governments. Over the years the whole educational reform movement has become an increasingly 'hot' topic. Reforms in the administration of school systems and in curriculum theory and practice have been asked for and a4re currently being put into effect. Recently, reform of the education of teachers is being added to the lo9ng list of reforms
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What Makes an Excellent Teacher?There are many teachers who are capable of providing students with the necessary information needed to be learned in school. Out of those many, there are a few special ones who always stand out. Students usually refer to them as excellent teachers. Many different characteristics combine together to create this exceptional individual and extraordinary teacher.A great teacher must be fair to absolutely everyone. This includes treating every student with the same respect; having no favourites. Teachers who do this will almost always receive that respect in return from the students. This helps the class function well so the student will learn more. They also
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Practitioner Interview Reflection
Desiree Cook October 21, 2018 Warner University
The interviewer conducted an interview with a first-grade teacher. The interviewer’s goal was to find out how the teacher handles a typical class throughout the year. The teacher gave insights on how to plan curriculum with well defined examples of the lessons. The Teacher also gave opinions on how much control they have over the classroom material, what they would like to change about the current teaching requirements, and the best part of their day.
The teacher made it clear how important lesson planning is. If a teacher is not well prepared for each day, the class will not run smoothly. The teacher
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Why I Want To Be A Teacher?
This essay prompts me to answer the question: Why do I want to become a teacher? I honestly had not thought of the why until now. I just kind of knew I wanted to help younger children in some form of way. When I entered CVCC my freshman year, my major was to go into nursing, and eventually a pediatric nurse. This thought was driven not only by the want to help children, but I was also influenced by many people around me. My best friend, Sydney, is going to UVA currently for a nursing degree. My boyfriend’s mother is also a nurse who works for the local hospital in Lynchburg, Centra. These people and few others really encouraged me to go forward
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Consultation and Collaboration in Exceptional Student Education
Nova Southeastern University
March 18, 2018
Interview a special education teacher and describe how he/she might be a consultant in one situation and a consultee in another. Do special education teacher and the general classroom teacher relinquish their individual roles in order to share skills and rotate their assignments in an inclusive setting? How do they bridge the gap between special education and general education to get the two departments to work as a team? Also, collaborative consultation means one professional assisting another to address a problem concerning a third
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, but unfortunately, many teachers have not been trained in nor are they practicing proactive communication with parents. Barriers to effective communication are considered in conjunction with potential solutions. Two-way communication occurs when teachers and parents dialogue together. Effective dialogue “develops out of a growing trust, a mutuality of concern, and an appreciation of contrasting perspectives”. A teacher may contact parents to celebrate a child’s successful school experience. However, more frequently, the contact is to share a concern about the child, which can be a source of significant tension for both teachers and parents alike. Teachers should strive to make these
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ideas and finding ways to approach problems such as solving maths equations and analysing questions. This modern child has a high imagination of things they can relate what the learned in classroom with reality.
To describe skills, knowledge and values that a 2019 teacher needs in order to teach a classroom. The teacher needs to have superior interpersonal skills such as patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. Collaboration skills enable the teacher to work productively with his or her colleagues. A teacher needs to have communication skills so that she or he can be able to explain the material in the curriculum in diverse ways to learners who have different learning
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be a substantial financial burden on the schools and the district. It
will take much money away from an already meager budget. Several factors in the school
environment can lead to teacher dissatisfaction. Different causes of school dissatisfaction
include; negative school climate, poor administrative leadership, and the quality of the physical
structure of the building (Buckley, Schneider, & Shang, 2005; Lee, Dedrick & Smith, 1991; Tye
& O’Brien, 2002, as cited in Moore, 2008). If these issues do not get resolved, teacher
dissatisfaction will increase causing even more issues within the profession.
Teachers are starting to make less and less as the years go on. The average for a
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The play “Open Admission” gives a specific way of shaking the audience. It grabs attention of the audience and refuse to give us the way out. It tells us off the conflict between the white female teacher and a black male student in a public College. It reminds me of a boxing match, Small cubical area in darkness as Allice was cornered at the door by Calvin. Calvin requesting to be seen by Allice immediately like it was life and death matter. However, he was bothered and wanted some explanation about his work and his grades. Both actors are decent people. And both are casualties on a battleground of a broken educational system.
The battleground was set by educational planners, who’s policy
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the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to become successful learners and ultimately productive members of our global society. As a result of the Engage me Elmo project, teachers and students will use the digital projector (ELMO™) across the curriculum to:
· Display, reflect upon, manipulate, and/or revise any paper, book, 3-D object, pictures – including moving pictures, and student-work,
· Showcase scientific processes, predictions, procedures, and findings.
· Model and share effective use of Writing Traits, Thinking Maps, learning and problem solving strategies.
· Collectively reflect upon and modify student-work (Either teacher or student-led).
· Students will work with use the
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the 9.2 Common Core Learning Standards Tool
· Student copies of the Speaking and Listening Rubric and Checklist (refer to 9.2.1 Lesson 12)
How to Use the Learning Sequence
Type of Text & Interpretation of the Symbol
Percentage indicates the percentage of lesson time each activity should take.
Plain text (no symbol) indicates teacher action.
Bold text (no symbol) indicates questions for the teacher to ask students.
Italicized text (no symbol) indicates a vocabulary word.
Indicates student action(s).
Indicates possible student response(s) to teacher questions.
“i” in a circle indicates instructional notes for the teacher.
Activity 1: Introduction to Lesson Agenda 5
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My Philosophy of a teacher.What makes a good instructor? There are lots of factors, which determine the answer to this question, and one of the most important aspects of being a good teacher is, I believe, the teaching strategy of a teacher. I think that teachers play a very important role in molding the career of a student emotionally, technically and intellectually. A good teacher is a person who works with a single powerful goal in mind: working for the best interests of all the students, which help them, succeed socially and academically. I certainly don't agree with the statement made by Dunny that a good teacher is just about knowing the curriculum and forcing the stuff on the
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The 1940's:In the mid '40s, when the Second World War ended, denim blue jeans, worn almost only as work clothes, started being worn more in the U.S. and Europe. They were strong and felt good on, they were said to be a "stand for freedom". Both men and women, wore them, from returning GI's and teenagers. In Europe, American army forces leave behind leftovers of Levi's, and a small amount are available. It's the there first time seeing the denims. Other clothing manufacturers try to copy the U.S. originals, but people can tell the difference and want the real ones. Fewer jeans were made during the time of World War 2. American soldiers, who sometimes wore them they were not working, showed
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Nov 2 In Class 6
Due Nov 9
The Great Gatsby: Questions Chapters 4 – 6
You may work with 1 – 2 other people who is/are reading The Great Gatsby from the same critical perspective as yourself. If you work with partners, you should help one another as you answer the questions.
Verbal Irony and Situational Irony
There are two common types of irony in literature—verbal and situational. Verbal irony involves an incongruity between what appears to be or should be and what actually is. Verbal irony and sarcasm are very close. A character who is frequently sarcastic or dishonest might be a person who should not be trusted or who is going to harm another character. Verbal irony can also be used by
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In any working relationship, there need be a sense of order and discipline. This constant applies to one's relationship with educators as well as all other figures of authority. Most of the time in a student / teacher relationship is spent in the classroom. Therefore to enable a profitable experience for both parties involved in the relationship, order and discipline must again be in place. The teacher's role involves educating and disciplining the students. A teacher cannot teach without the attention of the class, therefore discipline is sometimes necessary to keep students in line. Some techniques used by teachers to discipline students are detentions, scoldings, and essays. The student
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Running Head CRITICAL INCIDENTS
Running Head Critical Incidents
Field Experience & Practicum 1
April 4, 2019
There were many critical incidents which occurred in the classrooms that I have observed. Each incident was handled differently. Each teacher used different pedagogical methods and strategies. Some might be effective, and some were not.
During the beginning of my student teaching, I spent a considerable amount of time observing several teachers from preschool to elementary schools and their approach to their students. Whether it is a lesson, or an activity or a simple conversation, I consciously recorded how the teacher
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include the entire essay title, as well as any questions and sub-questions that your teacher might have specified to you when you wrote the essay for an assignment. If you have any further comments about the essay, such as sugestions for improvements, add them include the entire essay title, as well as any questions and sub-questions that your teacher might have specified to you when you wrote the essay for an assignment. If you have any further comments about the essay, such as sugestions for improvements, add them include the entire essay title, as well as any questions and sub-questions that your teacher might have specified to you when you wrote the essay for an assignment. If you have
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October 18, 2018
A7 Your teaching philosophy
Since I could remember, I always wanted to teach. I used to play “teacher” with my dolls, sit them as if they were in a classroom and just teach them. I have always wanted to become a teacher because I love school, and I want to help young children learn and succeed. Being a teacher to me means being able to develop a relationship with the students that will encourage them to come to me with any sort of problems and concerns. I would say I have a combined teaching philosophy and they both mesh each other very well. This is my guiding philosophy of education, to nurture others to become the best they can be and to let students
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Running head: THE TEACHER SHORTAGE IN THE UNITED STATES 1
THE TEACHER SHORTAGE IN THE UNITED STATES 6
The Teacher Shortage in the United States
American College of Education
Carmen Paniagua Ph.D.
July 17th, 2017
Thinking It Through Scenario
As a teacher that is has successfully completed my first year, there were some observations that I made from both my collegues as well as the media regarding education. During my first year, I was greeted with questions such as “why would anyone become a teacher now?” or “do you plan on leaving after three years like the others?” These inquiries began to upset me over the course of the year but more importantly I wanted to
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My Favorite Grade School Teacher By: Amber Wise My favorite grade school teacher was Mrs. Cantrell. She was my fifth grade teacher at Davis Elementary School in Southampton, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Cantrell was a tall, thin women with red hair to her shoulders and bluish gray eyes. She was a great teacher because she didn't play favorites, everything was fair for everyone, she had fun activities, and she believed in me.Mrs. Cantrell always had fun activities for us. Each week she would pick two people to take attendance, read what was for lunch, and read the announcements. Then every other day we would read part of a book or a poem out loud to the class. Other fun activities included holiday
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collaborative lesson planning by general education teachers and special education teachers?
Principals play a large role in the development of lesson planning with special education teachers and general education teachers. The principal must be able to reorganizer and structure collaboration and lesson planning in a way that suits all parties. The principal must choose the best teachers to work in sync with one another as well as where they need to focus their resources. The principal must also think about the students he places with teachers and who will have the best ability to teach each individual student and meet their needs. As a teacher or special education teacher you must share
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plans should be focused around the level of cognitive development. For example, if the students are in the concrete operational stage, they need “manipulatives” to help them understand more abstract ideas. Thus, the lesson plan should involve hands on activities that has concrete objects to aid understanding and enhance learning.
Piaget’s theory can be applied to when and how a child should be taught. Piaget’s theory is very student centred and the role of the teacher is as the facilitator, this basically means that the teacher should not ‘spoon feed’ the pupil the information but help them by assessing the level they are at and then setting suitable tasks for example giving children small
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The Heartbreak Kid centres on the coming of age relationship between a teacher and a wild and spirited student. The teacher, Christiana Poppadpolis jolts the young man Nick Polides sexuality beyond belief. This story is in the Australian-Greek life upbringing which Nick is shown the truth about street life. Christiana is locked into traditions of how women are restricted into Greek traditions of women in the work place. Also how she commits herself into destined life of marriage with children which leaves her living across the street with her mom and dad.Christina is a young teacher from a privileged Greek-Australian background. She has just been assigned to a school in a rough neighborhood
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It was a tuesday morning the date was 09-11-01 and their was about 40-50 students in the cafeteria and about 150 students on the field and a commercial plain flew over the school going faster than the speed of sound. A sonic boom shook the school like a wrecking hitting the school. All the students started going crazy. Thirty minutes later one of the teachers started on her way out yelling "I cant believe that happened." "I cant believe that happened." Finally a fellow teacher asked her what happened the teacher said a commercial plain crashed into Luke Air Force Base. The plain crashed into the most important part of the base. The part that the captain and
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teacher in each school would be appointed at the staff development teacher and each school must approve a specific amount of substitute time to release teachers for professional growth activities. In each school, there would be a group of consulting teachers known as "CTs." They must meet strict standards and will then be used to help improve the new or underperforming teacher's instructional skills. If improvements are not seen, then probationary teachers are not re-hired and a tenured teacher can be dismissed. The CTs have a huge impact on whether or not teachers are dismissed. Therefore, the CTs must meet strict requirements set up by a committee and the administration.Reaction: The
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between a teacher who teaches
kids, and a cop who deals with dangerous situations involving guns everyday. In
conclusion, teachers are teachers, not qualified first responders.
What if the gun falls into the wrong hands? There is always a chance that the
bad guy could get a hold of the gun. They could fight the teacher or find one in a desk in
an empty class room. If this happens, the gun is no longer in the teachers control and a
lot is in danger. As well, students could get a hold of the gun. Two students could easily
break into desks, distract the teacher and grab the gun, or wrestle a teacher and grab a
hold of it. From being in the classroom with the gun everyday, the students will know
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Case Study #1
Writing a Case Study Analysis
This case study involves a high school math teacher. This teacher was hired prior to the current principals arrival. The heart of this problem lies around the lack of student achievement in his classes. The principal states that his content knowledge is very deep, however, he has very poor classroom management. His students are off task more than not. Because of his weakness in classroom management, his students are not adequately learning the materials, thus performing poorly on their classroom assessments. Additionally, these students are also performing poorly in this content area on their standardized assessments.
It appears, based off
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and I took notice that a few kids do not understand the concept of personal space and are speaking/yelling in each other faces. The teacher instructs the children to look forward while other children use the restroom. Most are unable to sit still and are very fidgety and unsettling. One child in particular is instructed to sit against the wall alone because of his inability to keep his hands to himself and inability to keep still. After being given attention of his inappropriate behavior the child becomes more difficult and less responsive to the teachers instructions.
After arrival to classroom, children are given instruction to continue on their coloring assignment. One girl in particular
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the white hand of the teacher on his shoulder showing
more contrast between Joseph and the teacher.
There is also dialogue.In this opening scene Joseph has no dialogue at all, the students
and teacher do all of the talking. His lack of dialogue shows how excluded and out of
place he feels when he firsts arrives. By not speaking it portrays how Joseph feels as if
he's not allowed to speak. One of his classmates, Christian Kelly, constantly digs in to
Joseph about the colour of his skin or where he was from, making jokes about Live Aid
and ‘Do you know it’s Christmas’, which is a charity music concert that raised money for
starving countries in Africa. The dialogue emphasises the prejudice
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13 September 2018
A Day at School in Kyrgyzstan is a short story that sums up one day, from start to finish, in this particular country. Author, and teacher, Kathryn Hulick expresses her thoughts and emotions while dealing with such strong-willed students. She begins by setting the tone of the writing by describing the time of day as well as the weather. By emphasizing her “gigantic” coat, hat and scarf, I think she is also expressing this luxury she has in such a poor place. Although it is quite early in the day, Hulick is not the first one up. She helps the readers visualize the environment by using details like vendors setting up, donkey carts
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Frequent stimulus = faster habituation
Intense stimuli = slower habituation
E.G. car alarm
Changing intensity or duration = spontaneous recovery [endnoteRef:1] [1: (Cherry, 2018)Effects on studying (using phobias)Pedagophobia – fear of teachers (due to teacher bullying)Majumder (Mazumdar) 1975 – used reciprocal inhibition to treat a 14-year old adolescent (Jena, 2008 )Didaskaleinophobia – fear of school “Another cause of school refusal could be bullying. Perhaps there is a specific reason that your child would refuse to go school such as being picked on, or avoiding a confrontation or fight. It can be difficult for a child’s mind to find
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EDUC 1300 5058
Professor Bruce Neary
Nowadays, there are many questionnaires that you can take in order to figure out what type of career choice would be best for you. These are skills assessments, which tells you what you would probably good at, and other is interests assessment, which tells you what you would probably like best as a career. Since I took the EDUC class, I have done many assessments such as: DO WHAT YOU ARE, SMARTER MEASURE, I answered them as honestly as I could. Base on those results and my interest in mathematics, I do want to pursue in education field, especially become a math teacher.
Math teachers work with students of all ages in classrooms
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According to James Hoffman, "Recent attempts to reform schools in the U.S. have been decidedly undemocratic in nature and spirit." The state has now mandated standardized testing plans, curriculum frameworks for reading and language arts, testing programs for students these programs are having a direct impact on the curriculum for teacher education. This is not the answer. This is not the answer, if this continues student will drop out of school an increasing numbers of minorities will simply give up and stop attending. The wave of student apathy toward schools will continue to grow. Democracy in schools will die (Hoffman). Teachers and students are essential to keeping democratic education
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Teachers in today?s society earn only $1430/month. How can we put a price on our children?s education, especially that small of a price? Children in today?s society deserve the best possible education and how are they able to get that when the teachers are not getting a fair salary? Every since the first day I walked into elementary school I realized I wanted to be a teacher. I am not really sure what it was but something just set off a spark which has continued to get brighter and brighter over the past 13 years. During these 13 years I have been able to practice my teaching skills by working hands on with children, whether it be baby-sitting, tutoring, or just playing I was always working
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parents did not buy it and my brother was jailed at home.The third type of trickster is the "I must get revenge" trickster. These tricksters will do anything to humiliate their enemy. Often, they will not rest until the deed is done. Malcolm's teacher from "Malcolm in the Middle" is an example. When Malcolm corrected him on a mistake, the teacher thinks that Malcolm believes that he is smarter than the teacher. To get back at Malcolm, the teacher plans a project for him. He is to videotape Reese. Then the teacher edits the tape to deceive the viewers into thinking that Malcolm is humiliating his own retarded brother. Malcolm feels stunned by his teacher's actions. To get back at the teacher
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first-person, or even just somewhere to escape to when you don’t want to be home. Most people would probably say that traditional and online education are different but they actually have much in common.
There are many differences between online and traditional education but someone of the ones that stand out are the self-motivation that online students have to have, the amount of feedback you can get back from your teacher in a certain amount of time, and the classroom experience and interaction. Self-motivation is key when taking online classes. You have to manage your time wisely in order to get your work done on time without hustling to get it done last minute. The amount of feedback
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Microteaching and Class ObservationObservation of other teacher (or of other trainees on a course) is an excellent way of helping oneself to become more aware of options and possibilities. Observation tasks can help observer to focus more clearly on what is happening in a lesson. They may provide useful information or insights for personal reflection or for a post-lesson discussion with the teacher. This does not imply that 'evaluation' or 'criticism' is required. Observation and discussion are learning tools for the observer and the teacher. In the right environment, where both people are respectful and supportive of each other, and where there is a clear agreement to be honest, then a
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conversation." In viewing education in this light, Oakeshott challenges the conventional view that teachers teach and learners merely learn. Instead he implies that in order for learning to be successful and stimulating, conversation must be an essential part of the learning and teaching process. Additionally, the use of the term conversation also establishes the idea that there is a level of mutuality between both the teacher and the student.However, this also opens the question as to whether or not the idea of education as conversation and the mutuality between the teacher and student is totally accurate, particularly in terms of knowledge. From one stand point, one can agree with
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Brain storming ideas for my English essay the topics I would like to concreate on will be the following topics listed above
· Class room size…. I think I should speak on how in the public-school system seems to have a tendency on making classroom sizes to large. Speak on how it makes it difficult for teacher to teach along with keep up with each student in the class. Also, Zamira you need to speak on your own experience being in a public school and the class room sizes.
· Making English boring not connecting to the generation you are teaching. Speak on how a lot of children find English extremely boring due to the fact they must read
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, games, student performances, event nights, or extra-curricular activities in order to participate that day.
· Students need to be on time and in school every day in order to learn. Every minute of learning counts.
· Please be aware, ten (10) consecutive days absent without any contact with the school will be cause for automatic withdrawal from Doral Academy. Twenty (20) consecutive days absent, WITH OR without contact with the school, will be cause for automatic withdrawal from Doral Academy. In addition, if a student reaches 20 absences in a school year, that student may be retained dependent upon academic growth.
· Students must contact the teacher for make-up work
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Click on the file ‘Linear Equations Task 1’ and choose Edit. Your previous file should open.
Show your teacher this OPENING screen before moving on.
Working in Geogebra
Go to the INPUT line on the left hand side of the screen.
Input all 3 functions below on the same graph.
Show your teacher the 3 graphs and the input line screen before moving on.
Once your teacher has seen your screen with these 3 graphs, save the file again as ‘Linear Equations Task 1’
Screenshot this with the 3 graphs and input lines showing and paste this screenshot in this document in the relevant section.
Answer the following questions:
1. Describe what happens to the graphs as you
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will have a greater chance of calming the student down. This could prevent the student’s behavior from becoming more aggressive verbally and/or physically. The goal is to prevent more serious forms of acting out to occur, but this can be challenging for teachers because the teacher may not notice the warning signs to be able to intervene early enough.
3. Although not discussed explicitly in the Module, can you think of three methods by which Ms. Rollison could determine his triggers?
Since Patrick isn’t disruptive and aggressive every day, Ms. Rollison could start by contacting his parents to discuss his behavior to determine if there are home issues that are affecting Patrick’s behavior at
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thoughts, emotions, and actions of characters and how it shapes the events of the plot.
Your process in developing the essay will consist of several steps: break down the topic, plan the essay, draft the essay, revise the essay, and proofread and publish the essay. Your essay should be approximately 500–750 words long.
The final essay will be scored by your teacher using the Write a Literary Analysis Essay Grading Rubric. Look at the rubric yourself so that you know how your writing will be scored.
You will begin your assignment today. Follow the steps of the writing process to complete the assignment. You will turn in your work as a Teacher-Graded Assignment.
Choosing a Topic
Choose a topic
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Due date: 27 February 2019
5 questions about the reading
1. How does the departmental norms shape the attitude of teachers towards their subject and how does it shape the perceptions of learners?
2. “American academic Linda McNeil found that teachers omit, mystify and water down knowledge in response to students’ social class and ethnicity. It seems that the distance between teachers’ and students’ sociocultural backgrounds influences decision-making about what and how to teach” (Camel& Taylor, 2003: 162)
> With regards to this statement, how can it be possible for a teacher to decide on what and how to teach history in a way that will accommodate every learner
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To prepare yourself to work safely in the laboratory, read the following safety
rules. Then read them a second time. Make sure you understand and follow each
rule. Ask your teacher to explain any rules you do not understand.
1. To protect yourself from injuring your
eyes, wear safety goggles whenever you
work with chemicals, glassware, heat
sources such as burners, or any substance
that might get into your eyes. If you wear
contact lenses, notify your teacher.
2. Wear a lab apron or coat whenever
you work with corrosive chemicals or
substances that can stain.
3. Remove or tie back any article of clothing
or jewelry that can hang down and touch
chemicals, flames, or equipment
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1. What do effective objectives look like in the classroom?
a. Objectives need to have student centered focus, descriptive wording with active voice
and thinking centered.
2. Why must your choice of objective for the lesson be clear?
a. Teachers will be able to know what the students gain from the activity
3. When using objectives in the classroom teachers need to remember what?
a. Teachers must create/design assessments for each objective being used.
4. How is a teacher able to know if the objective is clear and precise?
a. They will need to ask themselves if as a teacher I can visual the students completing the
5. In what order should you plan your lesson?
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No Speak English
Everyone was sitting down in complete, and utter silence. The room was almost as quiet as a growing tree. Suddenly, the door slowly opened, and our teacher slumbered in. She sluggishly walked into the middle of the class, where she stood for a few seconds. She took a deep breath in, and in a bored and annoyed tone said
“Hello class, Im Ms.Okerbart, and welcome to your first day of kindergarten”
I tried my best to understand what she was saying, but I couldn’t. It was almost as if the words were bouncing off an invisible shield in front of me. Unlike the other kids in my class, I didn’t speak English. Most kids were taught English as their first language, but I
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As a sixth grader at Lane Elementary School, I found myself at constant conflict with another boy in my class. I normally got along with most of the other students in my class, however it was this one other boy who tested my patience almost every day that school year. It wasn't with him that I found failure, but with my teacher, counselor, and principal and trying to convince them I was never the one to blame whenever I would get into another fight or argument with the boy.Every time I would get into an argument with this boy, I would always attract the attention of my teacher because of my loud, boisterous tone I would always use whenever I would step into a dispute. My teacher would
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The Canadian Montessori Teacher Education Institute
THE TWELVE COMMANDEMENTS OF THE MONTESSORI TEACHER
I. Take meticulous and constant care of the environment.
II. Show the child where everything belongs; show clearly and precisely the use of the material and stop firmly any misuse with mild words and loving presence.
III. Be active when you put the child in constructive relationship with the environment;
be seemingly passive when the contact is established.
IV. Observe the children constantly in order to notice the one who needs support.
V. Be ever ready to answer the call of a child who needs your help.
VI. Listen and respond when asked to. VII. Respect the one who works without
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8/22/18: Letter of Introduction to Teacher
Dear Mrs. Hernandez,
I am a very optimistic person. Although I may not convey it through verbal expressions, deep down inside I do think of things in a hopeful and positive manner. I am also very careful. I think about how my actions can affect others and if my actions affect them in a positive or negative way. This is why I am a quiet person because I am afraid if I say something offensive on accident it may get someone mad or sad. But I do have a social side, this just takes a few weeks to develop especially since I am a freshman. Due to me being the only person that went to this school from my past school Bowman Ashe Doolin K-8 Academy it feels