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Re: student teaching

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freckles spots (freckles_spot)
Tue, 15 Dec 1998 07:23:20 PST


What wonderful sentiment!!! I feel the same way....especially the
respect part....and the humor. Two of the most important factors that
are never taught in your education classes..

Judy in OK...with 17 years under my belt

>
>Love them all, especially the ones that make it hard.
>
>Treat them every one as equally as possible and with respect, even
those that
>show little respect for you on the onset. Most will come around.
>
>If you only have one rule you strictly enforce, make them respect the
>feelings, art work and possessions of their fellow students. They might
not
>like each other, but have to get along.
>
>Be prepared. Try out everything before doing it in the classroom. The
time you
>spend before class will be directly proportional to the enjoyment you
and your
>students have during the lesson.
>
>Use humor. Don't take everything to heart, especially with the middle
school
>aged kids. Tease them and be prepared to get it back ten fold.
>
>Make this your life's work -- a career, not a job, no matter how
temporary the
>situation. It will be so rewarding.
>
>When things go wrong one day, the next one some students will remind
you why
>it's all worth it.
>
>Get plenty of rest. Teaching is extremely taxing, but exhilarating,
too.
>
>Best of luck! Write me back if you are interested in some middle school
age
>plans.
>Mary Jane

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