I Created An Artifact At Cameron University

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Description of Artifact: I created this artifact at Cameron University while on my journey to earning my Elementary Education Degree and becoming a certified elementary teacher. This artifact is a reflection that I created on a lesson plan. I created this in hopes I will be teaching a creative and motivational lesson plan to engage my own students one day in the near future. The title of the lesson plan used in my artifact is Money Mania. The lesson plan was created as a requirement for my Intro to Teaching course I am currently taking in class taught by Dr. Jennifer Holloway for fall of 2015. I used the teaching strategies taught in in the course to develop this lesson plan. This is my first lesson plan I created while being in Intro to …show more content…
I believe this reveals my understanding of the Oklahoma Competency 7 which states: The teacher plans instruction based upon curriculum goals, knowledge of the teaching/learning process, subject matter, students’ abilities and differences, and the community; and adapts instruction based upon assessment and reflection. I accomplished this by composing an application project that help me create a lesson plan based on students’ different learning style. All students are different and require different approaches to how they learn. I understand the process and time it takes to create this artifact. I created a motivational climate to encourage students to learn new things. I plan to summarize my lesson with a closure activity that allows students to learn in a fun way while interacting with other …show more content…
I have realize that a motivational climate is necessary for students to feel safe and free to ask questions, without being judged. I have learned that as a teacher I need to motivate my students to give it their all. I know that as a future teacher I am going to have to develop, improve, and maintain my students’ self-efficacy. I am going to have to make sure that my lesson plans keeps my students engaged and excited to learn. I now realize lesson plan are important to planning and preparing for a lesson. In one way lesson plans are used to organize a class and help make a classroom management better. This artifact helps me to be an effective teacher and show professionalism because I will be able to create lesson plans, create a motivational climate, and reach every style of learner. By having an organized lesson plan, I will be able to use time effectively. The next time I create a lesson plan such as this I will spend more time and strive to work harder to reflect on a lesson plan that will be well organize, support self-efficacy, and encourage goal making and achieving. By providing more motivational perspective, student will be more motivated to ask questions and explore new

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