My Personal Growth As A Teacher Essay

1313 Words Sep 18th, 2016 6 Pages
Section One I have had a longer chance to experience the positive growth that has come from my participation in EDLT 409. I have had two quarters to learn, teach, and reflect on my own personal growth as a teacher. I had to find ways to make learning fun for my student and also make sure that they are fulfilling the Common Core State Standards. This was one of the first times I was creating actual lesson plans that included the Common Core State Standards and actually teaching them to students. I found it fairly easy to have the student make connections to themselves with the stories I picked. I feel that I learned a lot about my organizational skills in this class. I have a lot to work on regarding my organization that will only help me in the future. I also struggled with time management, I tend to create lesson plans that took longer than what time we had allotted which is another skill I need to work on. When I am in my own classroom I need to make sure I am not running over time because I will have a full schedule every day. When I first entered the cafeteria at the elementary school I was very nervous about everything that I had to do for the class and all the lesson plan that I needed to write. I wasn’t quite sure what I should do for each one and how I should create and fill one, but now that I have written about 20 lesson plans I feel much more confident on creating lesson plans and how to format them. I feel that is the best learning that I have gained.…

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