I’m going to a career fair this coming week. I’m preparing some thoughts and responses for some of the commonly asked questions. I think I’m a solid candidate, but don’t always know how to show my best side during interviews. Most of it is nerves. At my career fair, I’ll engage in short 15 minute interviews. What are your thoughts on how to best navigate a career fair and the teacher interview process?
We’re working on a Literacy Design Collaborative template task, which, if you are not familiar, is just a set of Common Core-aligned writing prompt frames. The kids will be writing a literary analysis based off of task 5. They have to choose one of the pieces of literature we’ve read, identify…
We are learning how to create a budget, and analyzing the decision making process that goes into creating a budget. We will be playing JA Finance Park to help the students get a good introduction to budgeting, in game form!
How much blame do you put on yourself, versus external circumstances? Is it a very case by case situation, or are some teachers more self-critical than others?
After my first full week, one challenge I’ve noticed with classroom management is giving attention to the kids on task. In a full room with 3 students off task, I find my attention being unevenly distributed to those 3 students. How do you find time to give attention to all…
I never mentioned anything about MS - I work with HS students, too. And they aren’t really a distraction to the entire class - just the other 2 or 3 friends in the classroom. I’m working on laying down the law, still - and a stronger tone.
After my first full week, one challenge I’ve noticed with classroom management is giving attention to the kids on task. In a full room with 3 students off task, I find my attention being unevenly distributed to those 3 students. How do you find time to give attention to all students, when trying to do a lesson and keep those who are easily distracted on task?
Try taping a quarter to them: http://wp.me/p5oiR-1af