Monthly Archives: November 2015

Journal Entry #4 – Appld Inq Assess Methods

In-class essay assessments have been a source of anxiety and controversy for my internship placement’s 9th and 10th grade Honors English classes. Before we assigned the second in-class essay of the year, one of our stronger students expressed her frustration … Continue reading

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Journal Entry #3 – Appld Inq Assess Methods

Though I am just beginning my teaching career, there are many educational and professional experiences that have developed me as an individual and team member, which will serve my future students and school community. Some skills were developed inside the … Continue reading

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Learning Environment

I observed a high school English teacher and furthered my understanding of  classroom management techniques that facilitate a conducive learning environment. Specifically, I observed this educator’s proficiency in 5.1 Component 2a: Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport. This means … Continue reading

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Families and Community

It has been discussed extensively through academic courses and with my mentor teacher the importance of furthering community through communication and collaboration with parents. I felt in order to succeed in this significant aspect of teaching, it was vital that … Continue reading

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