Gallery Teaching Portfolio Working one-on-one with a student on his marketing proposal in the Writing Center! One-on-one reading This was my creative student, who used (and introduced me to) Smore to make a newsletter. My focus for conferences was to appear confident, knowledgeable about each student, and give excellent eye contact. Honors 10, period 6! Now that the students formed groups of different colors, they had the responsibility of sharing their information with the rest of their group members! A little ice-cream treat Two of my Kindergartners playing ‘Top It’ before heading to lunch. Creating a poster with glitter, of course! Having a good laugh with my honors kids 🙂 Math game I’ve even helped with math! Small-group reading Long Night Against Procrastination at Waldorf College Circle-rug time Here’s a student who created a poster. Helping one of the groups brainstorm quotes/examples of the Radley House/Story Progression. Here are two students cutting and pasting their poems on poster board to hang in the classroom! Taking turns writing on the board. Here’s one student’s Fakebook profile for her wolf. I was able to join in on the discussion and give information, feedback, comments, and pose questions. Students had fun with this activity! Attaching poems to construction paper for some color. My Classroom with ‘I Can’ Standards hung in the front. I created this to hold the standards/statements for students to view every day. What is the Old Man and the Sea about? Selfie with my 2nd period! Taking turns mixing Decorating poems and poster boards! This student did a Prezi. Creating the Eiffel Tower out of canned/boxed food. Talking with a group, giving them some feedback and asking questions. Working one-on-one with a student. Kinesthetic learning Look how big it is! Creating the Eiffel Tower out of canned/boxed food. PJ Day at Forest City Middle School! My 4th hour English 10, a tough crowd to get to smile! 😛 Smiles 🙂 with eighth graders Explaining an assignment to some students who missed class. Working together on projects Getting images for their poems; gluing poems to the poster board. Kindergartners working on math Goofing around with my period 6 eighth graders Silent discussion about friendship. Posing with our Norton textbooks on my last day! Goofing around on my last day! My ‘I Can’ board with our latest standards added! Teaching poetry as a volunteer in Forest City High School. Helping make the homemade ice cream Here are the crests, hung and ready on the walls into the library/my classroom. Enjoying some home-made ice cream Me and my first placement (Mason City High School) cooperating teacher, Deadra Stanton. A wonderful woman and wonderful experience! Working individually with student tutoring One student asked me to take a picture with her on my last day! My cooperating teacher and I set up the desks to be in semi-circles. That allowed teachers and parents to be in closer proximity. A collaborative, movable classroom for discussion on role of women, Marin and Alicia in House on Mango Street. The tower of canned/boxed food items students created in their Dugout! All donated for the Food bank! We are so busy reading! Integration of technology and teaching Students were really engaged, almost climbing over one another to write their ideas on the board! Me and some of my fellow classmates serving food at the North Iowa Food Kitchen. Working on revising Having a celebration for the two boys our class tutored all semester. Visual adding Discussion groups for TKAM Shaving cream letters and numbers! Working on the writing portions or interactive portions of the project in class. Counting animal crackers Having desks next to one another rather than across allowed for a more comfortable, approachable environment. Our class [teachers] with our little boys! Bronson, age 10 on the left and Blake, age 7 on the right. At first the activity was a little awkward. Students got up and weren’t sure what to do, as I hadn’t given them a clear set of directions. Me and some of my fellow classmates serving food at the North Iowa Food Kitchen. Here we defined what friendship meant to us as a preview to our reading in House on Mango Street. Goofing around with my eighth graders, period 3 Taking a dance break with our student! Students talked and gathered quotations Hangin’ with the Writing Center Crew Room with colored, movable desks Explaining the assignment and homework. Being goofy Me and my fellow student teachers at our post-grad dinner! Working individually with a student. Balloons from my high schoolers! Collaborative discussions Daycare babies playing with bubbles Hands-on learning My English 10 students created ‘Morrie Poems,’ about the influential people in their lives. Brainstorming some ideas.