Designing A Curriculum At The Summer Camp At Palisades Park Essay

716 Words Oct 1st, 2015 3 Pages
Over the summer, I worked as a math teacher at the summer camp in Palisades Park, NJ. Before the summer camp started, I was planning a curriculum for each grade level and I used some of the materials that I put together in my Intro to curriculum design class. It was such an indescribable feeling for me that I use elements that learned in class and can be apply into a real life practice. Moreover, designing a curriculum in the class last semester was a first experience so that I tried my best to complete it and that is why the final piece meant something special. When I finished designing a curriculum for my summer camp students, with the other teachers and manager, we looked at each other’s curriculum. Even though I was not the only teacher in the camp who is studying or studied education, however my work still stands out in a group. All the hard work and times in class paid me off. However, designing a curriculum and using them to teach in a classroom was very different. First, it was not easy to teach the class following my curriculum. Despite the fact that there were only ten students in classroom, managing time was still very difficult for me. Not always had enough time to finish my daily lesson. Second, some students could not grasp the objectivity of lesson at first time. I had to explain several times to make sure whole class is on the same page. Because I expected more like as i finishing my lesson every student understand well and move on to classroom activity…

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