I am excited to announce that my placements at Mason City High School and Forest City Middle School for the Fall 2015 Semester have been approved! Continue reading
Here’s a little something I came across in one of my earlier clinical placements: Continue reading
This is a simple strategy, but one I selected because I like how it maps out not only the story, but the figurative language within it as well. Continue reading
For this specific pre-reading strategy, the teacher selects an image that represents some themes/central concepts of the story. Continue reading
The object of this presentation is to discuss the major beliefs and ideas that surround Atheism—whether the belief in the human mind and self-reliance, or the belief in science. The presentation reflects two major ideas: Atheism as a belief system or Atheism as the absence of faith in a higher power.
Foundation for the Future
Education gives one a foundation for future success—whether that is providing a general knowledge base, resources for problem-solving and completing tasks, skills to communicate effectively with others, or an understanding of the world—education is what one can build off of and grow on. It paves the way for a career or life-path and is not only about academics, but about developing the student as well-rounded. My home has valued faith and family; I believe that a teacher should function in loco parentis, taking on the role of not only an instructor, but also a model and support system.