Aside from these activities, I am a student. I’ve had my fair share of good and bad teachers, good and bad students. I remember loving school from a very early age. I love learning.
In the Educational Leadership article entitle “The Boss of My Brain”, authors Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers examines the explicit instruction in metacognition. Researchers stated that “explicit instruction in metacognition puts students in charge of their learning.” It was also stated that “meta-cognition supports learning by enabling us to actively think about which cognitive strategies can help achieve learning, how we should apply those strategies, how we can review our progress, and whether we need to adjust our thinking.” I believe this a unique teaching tool for teachers to implement with their students. With the use of metacognition, students whether they are struggling learners or gifted can learn how to use a variety of cognitive strategies to help improve their learning.
DEVELOPING HEAD START IN OUR SCHOOL U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families has released improved Head Start Performance Standards. This is the first comprehensive overhaul of standards since they were first published. Both the early education landscape and our knowledge of the science of early learning have changed vividly in the last half century. Change and common core performance standards were sorely in need of modernization.
Article Introduction The researchers highlight the integration of education and personal attributes in the development of counselor professional identity in the introduction of the article. Providing citations for previous research on professional identity. The authors continue with suggesting three stages of professional identity development.
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By pursuing a teacher credential in mild to moderate disabilities I know I can achieve this goal because I carry a great passion for education and like to help students in need. Throughout my life I have made many friendships with individuals who have disabilities and seen the lack of support many receive in schools. Motivating me to support them in any possible way and inspiring me to became a special education teacher because I want to support them and other student’s in their education. Also, currently, being an instructional aide at an elementary school I have learned that becoming a teacher is something I would love to do every day because I get an opportunity to spend time with students, while I am teaching them and supporting them, it truly makes me happy and fulfilled to know I can make a difference in a child’s life. Pursuing my post baccalaureate education at Cal State La and continuing my program will fully prepare me to achieve my goal to become a special education teacher and become the best teacher, mentor, and supporter for
My way of moving on was becoming a counselor and giving back to the campers what was always given to me. This summer really impacted me as a person because seeing the smiles on everyone’s faces, taught me that community service does change this world for the
The School’s new “Maple Leaf Global Curriculum”(1.2_7) builds on these practices that include “performing at high academic ability, communicate with English proficiency, apply higher-level thinking skills, exhibit traits of a global citizen, and demonstrate leadership qualities”. The goal is to provide system wide curricular consistency in areas such as English language acquisition, global content, critical thinking and reflection, and ethical and social responsibilities. Designated teaching strategies within the curriculum are designed for English language learners by the use of the following strategies: Visual exemplars, scaffolding lessons, think-pair-share (or Partner Talk),vocabulary enhancement, clear lesson goal-setting, frequent quick understanding checks, clear speaking supported by hand gestures and body movement,
I really like that my school rewarded us for doing well in our classes, but they did it at the end of the year for a grand finally of the school year. I believe at the end of that year was when I started being a good student. I found out how important it was to get good grades. As soon as everybody was on the bus we started our trip to Six
I recently heard someone say that people are a combination of the people that they spend the most time with. I have been trying to surround myself with the people who have qualities that I admire and would like to have myself. I truly believe that over the last two years I have done this. I have never been more confident with myself and I am sure that most of that is due to the fact that I am now the oldest in the school but none the less I am very happy with who I have evolved into during high school.
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