Personal Reflection In My Classroom

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In my classroom, I believe in the power of mutual respect. Having students respect me, in turn, allows me to return the favor. Also, in my class, I want students to know that they are expected to ask questions, for in asking questions one’s mind develops. I want to make sure my classroom environment is comfortable for asking questions. In addition, I want my students to know I’m here to make their journey through school an exciting and pleasurable experience. My students should always be ready to ask questions and not be ashamed of asking questions. As for classroom rules, I believe they shouldn’t be overbearing and unrealistic. I believe rules should be short, sweet, and simple e.g., treat others the way you want to be treated. In addition,…show more content…
I want them to know that they are a partaking in the making of our classroom procedures. I believe this will help them and me. Implementing my classroom procedures in the beginning of the first school week will allow the students to know what is expected of them. This, hopefully, will result in a classroom that is well-managed and successful. When I begin teaching my class, at the start of the school year, I want them to know cell phones should not be seen by me. I want it to be clear with them that cell phones are a major distraction to them and to the classroom. Also, another policy I want them to adhere to is being respectful of everyone around them and not making fun of any student who asks a “stupid” question. All questions in my classroom are good questions; no question is “stupid.” When it comes to late work, I want them to know that I will deduct points for late work. If they are late to class, I won’t make a big deal about it. I just don’t want them to make a habit of being late. In addition, when it comes to absences, they need to have a legitimate excuse for being absent or face school penalties. When it comes to make-up work, they can turn it in any time, but if this becomes a habit, they will be subjected to a penalty in their grade. Overall, students should come to class prepared and ready to
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