Jordan Vetter, Matt Lingen, Jane Langenwalter, Jordan Henderson, Jordan Wilhelm, Aly Piccolo, Stacey Wist, Alison Christian, Megan Wilson
Our goal for the Focus Project is to develop professional techniques by observing, discussing, and practicing with the help of a professional mentor in our content area.
Routine is necessary, but needs to be moderated. • Interaction is very helpful to getting the students engaged with the material.
Learned classroom management techniques. • Learned good ways to keep students involved in learning. • Keep students engage • Have a good lesson plan • Bell work • Team taught lesson with Jane
How to create an environment for learning • Have a professional relationship with the students. • Bell work • Team taught with Matt.
Learned about techniques used to reach students with different learning abilities. • Learned how to manage a classroom while doing group work.
To effectively use my time in the classroom and keep class interesting everyday.
Aly Piccolo and Stacey Wist • Learned how to create a positive environment where all students feel comfortable. • Learned how to prepare a week long unit of games that build upon each other. • Learned how to give the students the right amount of control.
Organization helps a classroom run smoothly • Classroom management techniques • Resources • Taught a Geometry lesson
Learned different types of teaching styles • Get an understanding of where I’d like to teach • Ability to give directions in a way students will understand • Classroom managements skills
We each had our own individual goals, and were mostly partnered with different mentors, but we were all able to gain valuable experience that would not have been possible without this Focus Project.