Student Teaching

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Monday November 30, 2004

Today I learned that after a long holiday break there is a 50/50 chance that your class will either be up the walls or too tired to function.

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Wednesday November 24, 2004

Today I learned that sometimes you need to give up lunch to help a student in need, and sometimes that is more satisfying than a sandwich.

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Tuesday November 23, 2004

Today I learned that you need to be prepared to extend or cut your lesson short at a minute's notice.

Monday, November 22, 2004

Monday November 22, 2004

Today I learned that some students lack the basic understanding of social decency, because it is something that is learned and if no one taught them it, they don't know any better.

Friday, November 19, 2004

Friday November 19, 2004

Today I learned that the closer you get to a holiday, the more anxious the students as well as the faculty get!

Thursday, November 18, 2004

Thursday November 18, 2004

Today I learned that A students can go from great grades in math to considerably low grades in math when you begin the time and money unit.

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Wednesday November 17, 2004

Today I learned that most parents will openly take any suggestions to help their child in school.

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Tuesday November 16, 2004

Today I learned that parent-teacher confrences are not as difficult as I anticipated.

Monday, November 15, 2004

Monday November 15, 2004

Today I learned that it is important to individually reinforce concepts that might not be understood with students.

Friday, November 12, 2004

Friday November 12, 2004

Today I learned that students have better manners than we expect of them sometimes.

Thursday, November 11, 2004

Thursday November 11, 2004

Today I learned that it is important to tell your students about the PSSAs and its importance.

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Wednesday November 10, 2004

Today I learned that there is no such thing as perfect preperation.

Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Tuesday November 9, 2004

Today I learned that each substitute teacher is uniquely different!

Monday, November 08, 2004

Monday November 8, 2004

Today I learned that the students notice every little detail about you and their environment.

Friday, November 05, 2004

Friday November 5, 2004

Today I learned that you need to clear everything with your principal.

Thursday, November 04, 2004

Thursday November 4, 2004

No student teaching today. Visited Dr. Supon's class on campus.

Wednesday November 3, 2004

Today I learned that planning periods fly by!