Being a reflective practitioner means that an educator must take time to think about their processes in the classroom and the outcome of their efforts and find ways to not only progress but to improve upon current their methods. This helps to improve the quality of education for all students and allows educators to develop into more effective educators. Self-reflection and sharing ideas and concepts with fellow educators make for a more well-rounded and effective teacher. I personally like to work with other educators sharing ideas and insights. I learn from others as well as share my ideas with my peers.
This sample also show that I am not only going to my practicum setting, but as well able to work with them having a solid understanding of ways I can work with them to achieve their individual goals. • How does this sample relate to your learning in the SSW program? As a learning professional, it is required that we have a solid understanding of the issues and challenges the population we are working with are experiencing. To have done this research, it has change my perspective about funding any marginalized and under-represented populations might be facing. It has also enhanced my helping relationship, as I am able to display empathy, respect, care, warmth, active listening, and genuineness with my clients.
I also will be talking about how I grow throughout the class. The first topic we learned about what are the goals of a Career and Work Counsellor? Well the goal of Career and Work Counsellor is to help the client understand his/her responsibility and helping them make their own decisions. What does a Career and Work Counselling do, is to help their clients find the skills they have and help them find a job that fits those she skill... ... middle of paper ... ...could be and some I am not but I think learning them is great and it could help be a better counsellor. Overall as a counsellor I think there are many other things, I have to learn and improve on.
I became a more organized thinker, writer, and student, driving me to better myself as an educator. Developing analogies and providing examples led students to discover information themselves, while it also deepened my understanding of the course material. In addition to learning more, I became better at quickly mastering any subject. For example, I learned to develop my interpersonal and intercultural communication skills to have more meaningful interactions with my mentors, patients and friends. I love learning vicariously from those around me to help me make the right choices to develop as a well-rounded and empathetic person.
As I reflect on what I have learned through the first half of the course, I am enlighten of the information that I have read as it influence me as a Therapist and an upcoming teacher. To learn about how to manage a classroom and recognize behaviors in a student to establish a successful classroom setting is always important to a teacher, but to actually read different strategies and discuss the information with other classmate to get a valid understanding in the information, improves my knowledge and capability to provide the information with both my clients and future classroom
Some general rules are be honest, flexible, a good listener, patient, resourceful, confident, and keep your students’ goals in mind. Honestly will built trust between you and your student. It also brings you together at a more personal level, hence student-teacher relationship will be better. You need to be flexible because if one approach or technique does not work for your student, you have to adjust and change your way of teaching. Being resourceful will also help because it gives you a lot more options like using videos, songs, scripts, stimulations, etc.
I feel that I am more capable of doing a good job as a coach because I have learned to implement the formal observation cycle such as the pre-conference, observation, post-conference, and feedback. Implementing instructional and collegial coaching in my coaching experience, I learned how to establish a positive relationship trust and respect with my collaborative colleague as well as with the principal. The respect, trust, and confidence principals have for teachers’ abilities to influence their own development are essential to building a strong collegial school culture that fosters teacher talent development (D’ Antonio, 2001). There were some challenges that I faced with my
According to Tony Robbins, “The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives”. The act of creating and maintaining specific goals involves work and often builds character in the process. Thus, it is imperative that we recognize our weaknesses especially when it comes to communication. Furthermore, by improving upon reducing my anxiety, learning from my writing mistakes, and gaining a better grip on verbal and nonverbal communication, I have become a better speaker. In addition, I will never forget the impact this class had on me because the lessons I learned will be the very reason for my success in the
If a teacher meaningfully reflects on their practices they will create lessons to better impact students. According to Carol Ann Tomlinson (2003), “Teacher reflection inevitably attends directly to students ' need for affirmation, contribution, power, purpose, and challenge.” Each time a teacher reflects on their work, they empower their students to learn more. Students recognize their teacher’s reflection and mimic their behavior. I feel like learning about reflection impacted me most because it showed me that I should reflect on the good and the bad. Everything that I teach should be reflected on.
In this sense learning has become as a relevant part of all my daily activities. It is a life style. In this way, learning is an intrinsic and extrinsic motivation when it has become in a tool to face difficulties, grow and understand better the concerns that happened around me. The way learning gives me information to solve problems or to clear misunderstanding is the reason why it is my motivation. Other important aspect when learning is the constant reflection i do about my strengths and weaknesses in all the roles I perform in my life.