Literacy Teacher Reflection
Presently, I am confident in my ability to expand the critical perspective of reading by integrating various of activities that prompt students to respond and interact with the text. Likewise, I think that my ability to implement technology as a resource to augment literacy in the classroom is proficient. On the other hand, I still have plenty of areas to improve as a literacy teacher. For example, I would like to have more tools help struggling readers acquire fluency and decoding skills. Also, I would like to enrich my ability to create a more cohesive reading schedule for a balanced literacy classroom.
We are obligated to provide all learners with the best opportunities to achieve. Teachers need to ensure that their practices are geared to support all students. For this reason, teachers should always seek for opportunities to learn and acquire research-based strategies that are conducive to students’ success. Excellent teachers do not develop full-blown at graduation, nor are they just “born teachers”. Instead, teachers are always in the process of “becoming” (Nieto, 2003). It is through this evolution of continues learning that teachers can provide effective strategies that improve students ' reading