Reflection On Mid Semester

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Mid Semester Reflection
As i have gotten to know the students at Hillside Junior High School in their math and reading class, i have really started to see the differences in all the students and see the group of students outside of the realm of just students to really identifying them as individuals. It's not that i was going into the classroom expecting to see a particular group or with a particular idea but it's more that i have been able to see how well you get to know students when you spend so much time with them. To be able to expand your understanding more from just the overwhelming idea of students to knowing individual students outside of that huge group. That is not something i have really been able to do in my observation hours at Rocky Mountain high school because i am moving around to so many different classroom and often dont have the chance to actually work with the students. So it was nice to be able to do that because that is the reality of being a teacher. Teachers have the
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Being able to talk to the teachers before and after class and hear them say what worked or what didn't, or what they were thinking going through the lesson is so helpful. I see and am able to practice how to rephrase and rework concepts/statements/instructions that were not understood and even as it is used in the specific context of the bridge program, i know i will need to use those skills in any classroom. I am able to get out of my individual mindset and start looking at how other teachers deal with their classroom and students. In that regard it's a great study of classroom procedure with how they deal with differences and also gives the chance to observe student interactions from a community I had not seen in my high school

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