As I sit at my desk inside my classroom on this cold, gloomy Saturday, I cannot stop reflecting and rethinking everything I have learned about my teaching practices and education. In fact, the two articles I was assigned to read and carefully discuss for this week only served to reinforce the need for more self-reflection on my part. The first article I read was Rethinking Our Classrooms by Bigelow, Harvey, Karp & Miller. The authors begin by stating that,"schools and…Continue
I have had several people who have influenced my desire to teach throughout my life. However, for the purpose of this assignment, I will pick three.
The first individual that comes to mind would have to be my first boss Pamela Waltz. She was the director of Casa Central After School program where I had my first teaching experience as a teen. I was placed in this particular setting by chance as a participant in the Mayor's Summer Job program many years ago. As a Group Leader Assistant,…Continue