Not only did it help for a better grade, but it also helped me as a student to become a better writer. Overall, rewriting is the best part of the writing process. I hope as a future teacher that I can teach the students that rewriting is the most important part of it. I also hope that I can get the students to not be afraid to write and jot things down on paper because writing is never going to be perfect in the
After this semester, I still feel that the Socratic Method will be the best one to use in my classroom. I still believe that questioning students is a very effective method that help students retain and gain knowledge. The one thing that seems to be the negative nelly in the education today, is testing students all the time. I believe now that testing students has a positive goal, but testing students all the time will not only burn them out, they will also start to hate learning. I still want my students to know that the concepts that I am teaching them have meaning and the do make real life connections.
Confrontation has always been anxiety producing for me but in this class I learned how productive it can be. In class we said that storming can happen during a transitional time, maybe when the facilitator is providing less structure or there is a power struggle against two group members. Whatever the presenting problem may be it is causing a great environment, for people like me, to work on their conflict resolution in a safe atmosphere. Overall, there are numerous benefits and opportunities related to this phase of group work. For me the thought of conflict being useful was preposterous because I was raised to avoid conflict at most costs.
I learned a new skill every day which I tried to use on my other professors. Using it in really life or discussing in class became helpful. So I would advise continuing Tyfa,in class discussion and more “games” like the Ugli orange. The class always seemed to enjoy debates, I... ... middle of paper ... ...commend reading this next time but the standards are set by someone else. Science is a hard topic for students connect with since most of the time its either you love it or you hate it.
By ending the book with this sentence it gives the reader something to question like what our people would be like if we implemented this philosophy into every school around the world. After reading this book and learning about Montessori education throughout this month during class, I have definitely come to some conclusions on how I feel about Montessori teaching. My reaction after reading this book was very positive because it conveyed an extremely vital and enlightening message. The message I received is that the way teaching in conventional schools is being done right now, could be reconstructed in more than several areas. I learned that it isn’t about thinking what is best financially or for children as a whole, but what is best for each child as an individual.
At the end of the class, the teacher asked me to wait because she had something for me. That day I was really surprised; she gave me brand new paint and a couple of brushes from the school supplies and told me that I could borrow these tools to do the artwork for the contest. She also added that if I won I could keep these. She really empowered me to participate, and I realized that I had nothing to lose. Running, I took the shortest way home.
The assignment I feel especially proud of is the second position paper. For this paper, I had to write a side that I strongly disagree with. I felt accomplished when I finished the paper because I effectively argued for a side that I do not necessarily agree with. I also think this was the most useful lesson taught in the class because it forced me to become educated to both sides of the argument. This is very useful for the future because it gives me the experience to be able to critically think and debate both sides of an issue.
She looks around the halls and pulls the first student she can find to the side and asks if she doesn’t mind showing me around. She nods and tells me to follow her quickly as she was late for class. So my first class at CIS was art. I thought this was going to be fun as I always liked art but after the first mind numbing hour I realised that this wasn’t cut out for me. The class itself was fine and the teacher was a fun guy but I had nothing to do other than just watch the other students make their brilliant masterpieces of art.
He then adds, “Unfortunately, given the demands of current educational reform in Oregon, teachers are finding it difficult to give students the "more" they desire.” McKenna was referring to the fact that teachers in Oregon are encouraged to striv... ... middle of paper ... ... craft to focus like drones on getting the scores up." If teachers were concerned with inspiring students, they could cause students to be passionate once again. In my personal experience, my freshman history teacher would totally agree with my argument. He always told me that the most important part of the education process is “knowledge for the sake of knowledge.” This means that students should want to learn in order to gain intelligence. I have always kept this philosophy in high regard and have tried to apply it to my everyday scholastic life.
Throughout the years i have heard that knowing a second language and speaking it is considered unpatriotic. I completely disagree with this assumption because students who come from other countries will grow up like i did loving this country more than their native country because that is what the educational system teaches you. In Addition, the philosophies mentioned in the book really impacted me. I was amazed on the variety of philosophies a teacher has the ability to choose from to instruct their course. Using a variety of philosophies in a class is a great way to teach every student because it is evident that each person learns in different