"They may forget what you said but they will never forget
how you made them feel."
- Carol Buchner
name is Heather Geiger and I am currently a Senior at Moravian
College. I will graduate in May 2012 with a degree in
Sociology and a concentration in Elementary Education (K-6).
I graduated from Easton Area High School in 2002 and began
furthering my education in 2007. I am a mother of two
children, so I have a lot of experience with children that
includes learning, teaching, disciplining and most importantly
My experiences with
Moravian College have been in a fifth grade classroom as well as
a Learning Support classroom within the Bethlehem Area School
District. The experiences have taught me the importance of
being organized, confident and prepared for all situations in a
classroom. It has proven that not one way of teaching will
be effective for all of the students, so teachers must be
flexible and versatile.
always been my passion since the rewards are enormous.
The gift of learning is something that lasts a lifetime.
It is essential to find the balance between classroom
management and a comfortable atmosphere to ensure all of your
students are performing to their maximum ability.
Environment plays a huge role in a child's ability to learn,
so ensuring comfort is one of the first things that a teacher
should focus on. Teachers must also remember that they
too are learning every day in the classroom, often times the
students teach us about ourselves just as we teach them to