It all started in the Fall of 2010...
My first field experience was at Governor
Wolf Elementary School in the Bethlehem Area
School District. I observed and
assisted the AM kindergarten teacher and learned so much
from the experience. When the teacher
was called to attend to a situation, I very willingly
initiated as well as completed many
lessons. When I was not leading the class, I was by
the side of the students offering
assistance as well as guidance.
These students were from various
socio-economic backgrounds and several cultures from
around the world. They had much to
say and made me feel welcomed right from the start.
I would have to say the most valuable
lesson I learned from the students is that they all
have special talents that need to be
recognized by their parents and
teachers; and as we
all work together as a team we can teach
them to be their very best...
Currently, I am in my second field
experience at Asa Packer Elementary School which is also
in the Bethlehem Area School
District. My cooperating teacher is a veteran at Asa
of more than twenty years and has an
amazing repertoire with his 5th grade students. My first
task was to practice math facts with five
students who needed the additional assistance. Soon
I will be delivering my first guided
reading lesson to a different group of students. They
in for a unique and most interesting
learning experience. So far, what these students have
taught me is that they all appreciate a
sense of humor throughout the day which makes
learning a lot more fun...