Hi All, Woohoo! Tomorrow is the end of week two, which means I only have one day and one week left of this EDC3100 placement. I am currently fighting off tiredness and sickness so I can perform at my best for the end of this prac. Tomorrow is Under 8’s Day so the entire morning… Continue reading One more week left!
Tomorrow is the halfway point of this three week professional experience and just today I have been hit with a wave of tiredness and exhaustion. The kids were a bit off as well today with one of my students on the verge of a screaming session all day.. but we held it together! Despite that.. I… Continue reading Almost to hump day!
Hi all, Today was the first day of week 2 Professional Experience. Monday is always a big day because staff meeting is on in the afternoon, then after that my Mentor and I finalise my planning for the rest of the week. Due to my Mentor being partly absent in my final week, we negotiated… Continue reading Week 2: Day 1
Sooo…. I have now completed the first week of my Professional Experience and have really enjoyed it! Like Lesley though, I am still feeling very tired and am exhausted thinking about the fact that it is not even halfway yet. Despite that, my Mentor has been awesome and I have already planned and taught a range of sessions/ lessons… Continue reading 1 Week Down!
After watching a parade item which engaged the school audience in a fitness activity, my Mentor has asked me to implement some short movement activity clips into the classroom. I feel that this type of activity will be great for my learners as there are some students who are quite fidgety and energetic throughout the day… Continue reading Get Moving Classroom Clips
My first day of professional experience was great! My mentor is fantastic and super helpful with lesson ideas and behaviour management strategies for some challenging learners. Over the day I marked the roll, read a story, taught in group rotations, and generally observed my mentor quite a bit to get a feel for her classroom… Continue reading Professional Experience: Day 1
So far on all my professional experiences there has been an interactive whiteboard (IWB) available in the classroom to enhance student learning. However… I have never been that knowledgeable on how to best use it or all that you can actually do on it. Through the week 11 learning path for EDC3100, I have become… Continue reading The Interactive Whiteboard