My Mentor Reflection Essay

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Throughout this year I have had the amazing opportunity to be able to learn many things from my mentors and their employees. They have taught me professional ways of acting at the workplace such as dressing correctly and behaving appropriately for any situation that arises. I believe that just as much as my mentors have helped me I have helped my mentors be able to see different situations from a different perspective or helping my mentor decide if giving a class a test or homework is appropriate for that day. Now that I am coming upon the end of my senior year I couldn’t be any happier that I took the work based learning class because it has helped me gain real work experience and skills that can be applied to all areas of my life. A new …show more content…
Since I have internship with Mr. Kreilein fourth period I sit at his desk and I always sit in his black chair, but when Monica comes during fifth period she wants to sit in the black chair also so we have worked it out to where we take turns each day. My favorite part of my internship experience so far has been being able to watch Mr. Kreilein’s students learn and grow throughout the semester. There is a moment when a student finally gets something that is being taught to them and it is neat to watch their face light up with confidence in themselves. A goal that I would like to attain by the end of my internship would be to be more involved with the students. I would like to be able to help them on homework since all of the classes that Mr. Kreilein teaches I have already taken in the past. I would also like to be able to grade some quizzes or homework …show more content…
Kreilein was trying to teach them. Since I had taken the same class last year I was able to help this student understand the formulas and questions and now they are ahead of the rest of the class. They just need a little extra help that Mr. Kreilein couldn’t provide because he had other students to think about as well. During my internship I have learned many valuable skills that I would have originally not learned with my class work at school. I have learned how that being able to be patient and not get frustrated when someone isn’t understanding you. This is because if you get frustrated it doesn’t help and it doesn’t help the person you are trying to teach something to. Then you both end up frustrated with nothing accomplished. I wish that I was able to be able to grade some of Mr. Kreilein’s papers. I always thought grading papers would be fun and I could know which students need a little extra help. I have contributed to my internship by helping students, making copies, stapling papers, and organizing papers. These all help Mr. Kreilein because it allows him more time to focus on his lesson plans or his students. He is spending time walking down the hallway to make copies or stapling

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