Observation In The Classroom

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The room is colorful in Mrs. Czeck 1st grade class. The 23 students are all sitting on the rug in pretzel positon, facing the front of the room, where the teacher is standing. The students all have white boards in their laps and dry erase markers in their hands. Tracy, the teacher, is animated and talking with warmth and excitement in her voice. She is explaining the directions for the lesson on counting coins. The students eyes are all glued on the teacher as she moves about the room. The teacher keeps the students entertained as she educates them. When a few students goes off track she is able to redirect them back on track in seconds. Most of the student’s attention remain engrossed on the teacher as the lesson continues and remains actively …show more content…
I asked her about this. She described it as something that happens naturally with her. She wants to create an environment where the students feel welcomed and happy in. When I was observing the classroom, I noticed most of the students participating, in the activity. I asked Mrs. Czeck what her strategy was, she said it was about having a strong classroom management. It is also about having the students know what the expectations are in the classroom. She explained, that you have the get the students involved in their learning. She concluded, that it is important to also have some hands …show more content…
One strategy I observed that I think will be useful is creating a welcoming environment in my classroom by letting my students understand my expectations and conveying a positive attitude to my students. Another trick I want to use in my classroom is getting to know my students on a personal and academic level, so I can pay attention to how they are learning and when they need a gentle nudge in the right direction such as keeping them on track by inserting their names in the direction or using them in the examples. Any way I get my students actively engaged in their learning. I want to make sure my student participate in their learning and have a love for it, so I will be sure to keep fun in their

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