You are about to walk into a new chapter in your life and boy is this scary. You have to figure out how to change classes, remember all your new teachers names, make new friends, figure out where you were going to sit in the cafeteria, and the list could go on and on. You were just in elementary school… were you had the same teacher for an entire year, and could play with your friends on the play ground every day and your only worry was who had the better snack. Wheww… wasn’t that the life.
Now you’re in middle school, and wow things are so different. You have to worry about whose friends with who, and who you should be friends with, and what thinks of you.
This past semester, I was in a course that allowed me to explore what being a middle school teacher was all about. One reason, I picked middle school was because I thought it would be easier than teac...
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- Present Day (2015) “You know what would be funny. If we get really close this year, and then move away for college to never see each other.” “Aw, come on, man,” he said making a sad, scrunched up face. I felt kinda bad after saying that, I didn’t think it was really funny, I only said that because in reality, after our senior year, friendships are going to go to shit. 5 Years Earlier (2010) Yikes. The first day of middle school. I can not wait to meet new people and make new memories. I step on to the campus of the middle school and learn where my home room class is.... [tags: Friendship, High school, Middle school]
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- during my observations I was able to attend a middle school classroom and in this middle school classroom I was unable to talk to the teacher about students who had an IEP, ISP, or section 504. Therefore, in the start of class I was unable to notice many of the accommodations that were given, however I noticed that the teacher would give her student planning outlines. She would walk them through it, discussing want each bubble should have and eventually let them do it on their own. As an individual I think this worked really well because most of the students were able to get on task as soon as they were left alone and other would not.... [tags: Education, Teacher, School, Middle school]
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- William Alexander, a founding father of the middle school movement, stated that the learning of right answers is not enough. He believe that students should not just learn the content, but that students should be the center of education. Students should have a personalized education that appeals to the “whole person”. Teachers can help create the whole person by developing relationships with the students and managing their classrooms. Also teacher-to-teacher collaboration is essential for student growth.... [tags: High school, Education, Middle school, College]
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- Young adolescents can be described as ages 10-15 years old, but it is also considered that adolescence continues until the age of 25. During this time in an adolescent’s life there are many internal and external factors that affect the development of each individual. The influence that an adolescent’s peers, parents, and community have on them can be conflicting and therefore cause stress. Trying to meet the expectations of others during a time where one is going through so many forms of physical, psychological, and cognitive development can be trying for a middle school aged student.... [tags: Education, High school, Middle school, Adolescence]
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- 1. To enrich my school experience I have been taking college classes galore. By the end of this year I will have about 20 college credits. Taking college classes has been challenging. Balancing extra work on top of my school schedule has at times has been challenging. However I have been preparing myself for college level work. This should ease the transition from high school to college. Also I get free credits. This is something that I suggest every one pursue. I work for a middle school doing workshops with their students on Fridays.... [tags: High school, College, Robot, Middle school]
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- [Document subtitle] There comes a time in every modern day preteen’s life when they have to go through this traumatizing, dramatic, and awful experience called Middle School. It’s one of the more challenging transitions I’ve ever faced. We go through hormonal changes, class changes, freedom changes and overcome new experiences. Middle school is that place where they throw you to transition through that awkward stage. I find it to be absolute hell and a general pain. But it’s within all the hell, drama, trauma, pain and crap that we all take that prepare us for high school and lets us truly find ourselves.... [tags: Teacher, High school, College, Middle school]
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- High School vs. Middle School The transformation from middle school to high school marks an exciting and overwhelming time in a teenager’s life. It marks the beginning of a new chapter in life and it opens new doors of opportunity. High school is easily over estimated compared to middle school and middle school is very much under estimated from high school. High school and middle school are very different with only a few similarities. The two different levels of schooling have completely different time schedules, different priorities take place, and one schools education system is more advanced than the other.... [tags: High school, School, Middle school]
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- My first internship directive was to present a lesson on the characteristics of middle school learners and the middle school philosophy. It is important to note that I designed and taught this lesson before reading chapter five in the Ramsden (1992) text. Consequently, my journal reflection and later evaluation of the experience are appreciably different. To guide my lesson design, I established three student learning goals: (a) identify the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social characteristic constructs specific to the middle school learner; (b) analyze associations between the characteristic constructs and possible impediments to the middle school learning process; (c) generate acc... [tags: education, middle school philosophy]
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