I not only want them to succeed in subjects but also grow as individuals. I plan to use the progressivism approach in my classroom because I believe that hands on education in a very effective way of learning. It helps students to get a first hand experience to see and feel what it is they are learning. I also think that working with groups in their classroom is very beneficial to students. By interacting with their peers they will learn how to share their ideas, accept others points of view and learn how to develop relationships , which is a very important part of life that will help them to succeed in their careers.
Presentations, class discussions and other ways that students can prove that they are comprehending the presented knowledge is important and should be noted. I am quite passionate about my content area, teaching allows me to communicate and share that knowledge with my students. Social studies cover so many areas: history, political science and the social sciences. I find each of these areas to be quite fascinating as well as lessons and skills that the students learn in these classes that they will use in the rest of their lives. The challenge and reward that comes from understanding the cognitive level of adolescent students is what makes me prefer working on the secondary level.
Working with special education students, the learning styles in my classroom are extremely diverse. It is essential to take all the different learning styles in my classroom and utilize them in my lessons, in order for my students to be successful. Throughout a school day, I think it is important to have students use all their different intelligences, to make learning meaningful to every student. Piaget’s theory of constructivism states that humans create knowledge from their interactions between their experiences and ideas, and I relate strongly to this. Along with constructivism, the theory of discovery learning, from Piaget, Bruner, and Papert, is a theory I utilize in my teaching.
I want to facilitate intrinsic motivation everyday in my classroom so I will make to sure offer consistent feedback as praise to encourage my students’ to work with a purpose. I make sure that I recognize each of my students’ progress and help them develop ... ... middle of paper ... ...quences and breaking the cycle. Rules and expectations of my classroom will be established in the beginning of the year by the students and me as a group. I will allow children to speak to me without interrupting them and we will work as a team. I can only hope and assume the best of each students parents but I do not know what goes on outside my classroom so I will do my best to motivate my students and make them feel that they can be whoever they strive to be with a little hard work.
Teaching is a lifelong learning process. It involves the learning of new strategies, philosophies, and methods. I can learn from colleagues, parents, classes, and from the students themselves. I want my students to take responsibility for their learning. I want to give them the tools to help become successful in their life.
I remember becoming one of her class helpers because I always finished my work early. It made me enjoy coming to school each day. The strong connection I shared with my favorite teachers ultimately helped me build my view on the way I’d like to operate my classroom. My role as a teacher is not only to get my students prepared to transition to the next grade but to prepare them for their future endeavors. In addition, I would like to appear to my students as one of the individuals in their support system and serve as a role model for those in need of a positive figure in t... ... middle of paper ... ...tant to have self- confidence and self-motivation.
The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” As a teacher, it is my duty to prepare and teach lessons in a way that will motivate, encourage, inspire, and foster a love for learning. I will accommodate different learning styles and create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning by the use of cooperative learning, creative management techniques, parent involvement, technology, and diversity. I have experience using alternative assessments and preparing lessons which appeal to different learning styles.
I hope to learn and expand my wisdom surrounding the aspect of education, through research, assignments and field experience. I plan to mold minds and encourage students, to better influence and instill within them that they are unique and special. During my career, students will be nurtured and supported, to grow and be the best possible adults that they can be. As an educator it is my responsibility to inspirit them when they are down. During my current education field experience, held at Stanaford Elementary School .
Teaching Philosophy The most important impact I want to have on students is that they remember me as a teacher who cares about their education. I want to leave an impact on each child’s life. My motivation to teach comes from a desire to help others and see student’s excitements as they learn new concepts. I believe teaching is my way to make a positive difference for each of my students. My approach to teaching is based on the belief that my purpose at any school is to serve the students.
This will help them grow emotionally and mentally into mature young people and it is this that I want to be a part of. I also remembered the teachers that earned the respect of their classes which have inspired me to learn. I am passionate in showing this positive input into the lives of young children which is the reason why I have chosen primary education rather than secondary. I am excited by the thought of teaching children to read and write; skills that they will use for the rest of their lives. The most motivational factor of being a primary teacher in my opinion is being able to be responsible for the development of a group of children and to watch them grow and learn throughout the year the motivation of this came from my niece who I look after regularly, I have been fascinated at how quickly she is able to learn things whither it be there learning process at primary school or just generally there outlook on life.