I am transfer student from Clark State Community College; in some of my education classes I have completed observations in Dayton Public Schools. In total I have done 18 hours of observations in preschool and kindergarten classes. In which I had great learning experiences.
2. How are you different from some of your peers?
First of all, I am a mother of two amazing children that admire me to become a better learner and future teacher, because I think raising children is another way of pedagogy. Only difference I can list is, I am refugee from Russia, I have been in United States for ten years, and also I speak three languages, which are, Russian, Turkish and English. I think, this is some of my difference from my peers.
In my opinion, I am just like any other student that trying to complete their degree and become a professional in their work.
4. During the course of this Service-Learning Project, what do you think you will learn about people?
During my Service-Learning Project, I think I am going to meet so many different people, especially children, because they are all very disparate from one another. Also, I am sure I will observe so many different attitudes that children will demonstrate in the classroom, which I think is going to be great practice for me as a future teacher. In addition to all this, I am expecting to learn how to deal with many different behaviors
5. How do you think this experience will relate to the teaching profession/organizational leadership?
I am very positive that this experiences is going to help me to better perceive teaching profession, being in the classroom and dealing with children is a great way to build...
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...y beneficial for us. I am going to benefit and enjoy every minute of my presence in the classroom.
11. How will the children benefit?
I am going to put my best effort to be as friendly as possible with children, as well as, I am going to follow every advise and lesson that teacher is going to show me. I am very positive that I will be a great teacher-assistant for children with all the inspiration and responsibility I am going to share with students.
12. Lastly, how would you answer this question: “What are the goals for this Service- Learning Project?
Service-Learning Project is incredible opportunity for us to engage in. From my point of view, goals are to educate students by giving them a chance to observe how schooling system works, what students learn in schools and most importantly give students to physically witness role between teacher and the student.
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