Student Teachers

Great Student Teachers

Being a student teacher is a great responsibility and shouldn’t be taken lightly. I believe it is the best learning experience you will receive when learning to become a teacher. During your professional experience, you will learn things that just cannot be taught in a university lecture hall. Ultimately, what you get out of the experience,… Continue reading Great Student Teachers

Supervising Teachers

Great Supervising Teachers

 As a student teacher I was really nervous starting my first prac and I know I’m not alone. Walking into an unfamiliar school, staffroom and classroom with a temporary loss of security can be quite daunting. A great supervising teacher can make the experience a lot easier and very enjoyable. So what makes a great… Continue reading Great Supervising Teachers

Graduate Professional Experience 1 · NSW Institute of Teachers’ Professional Teaching Standards · Web 2.0 Applications

Using Technology To Support Learning

The NSW Institute of Teachers’ Professional Teaching Standards includes:  Element 4; Aspect 4.1.5 – Use a range of teaching strategies and resources including ICT and other technologies to foster interest and support learning. Today, I observed a teacher revising fractions with the year six class as they had performed badly in their pre-test. She went over the test… Continue reading Using Technology To Support Learning

Graduate Professional Experience 1 · NSW Institute of Teachers’ Professional Teaching Standards · Web 2.0 Applications

My First School Visit

“If you want to feel secure, do what you already know how to do. If you want to be a true professional and continue to grow…go to the cutting edge of your competence, which means a temporary loss of security. So whenever you don’t quite know what you’re doing, know that you are growing” –… Continue reading My First School Visit