Reflection Paper On Substitute Teaching

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Introduction I assumed that substitute teaching would be a breeze. I asked myself how difficult could it be for a responsible, intelligent, a Christian teacher of adults and youth, 55+ year old career changing graduate student to enter a classroom and deliver pre-written lessons? Before making this statement of I can do this my field of study is in Addiction Counseling, graduating with a Master’s not knowing that the 3,000 intership hours are without pay. Working at a bank I quite so that I could work out a schedule for the intership and just land another job. Four months later no job, no money coming in and every day I was running a great distant to an office I got no money from. This one day as I was driving to the office, I saw …show more content…
The community that we lived in as a family was a middle class professional Black community. The teachers, police office, firemen, Pastors, store owners all lived in this community and all watched out for everyone’s children. My mother became a substitute teacher for a while and I never thought much about it. With my education and work experience was I not fully qualified and prepared to substitute teach? I always felt that the qualification required to be a teacher, I did not have and once I found out I grabbed it. Being a 55+ year old who has a life need to be funded so off to the substitute teaching I went. It started out great with the pre-written lessons, going to different charter schools, seeing how the school is being run was exciting to me. With the quickness from a substitute for a long term substitute I grabbed it and said to myself I can do this. When given the job I work as a third party, but the first party. It works like this: Community Council is an origination that has classes in the Philadelphia school district and they hire teachers or substitute teachers. The schools the children are in are all in the property section of the city, whereby the school itself has not money, the parents have not money, and the students truly have no support from …show more content…
Re-Ed) approach by blending instruction and behavior management practices in classroom. The teacher will facilitate daily academic, behavior and social activities documenting outcomes. The teacher will also teach prevention strategies while assisting and managing crisis. Responsible for following the School District of Philadelphia’s curriculum guidelines while providing academic and behavior accommodations. Job Status: Full Time, this information was not given to me until after my agency sent me to the school one month later. The children are considered to be Emotional Support (Special Ed) with some higher level than the other. This class has 21 black students and one Hispanic child, for now this is

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