Why I Want to Become a Primary School Teacher
– I am a hard-working, confident and conscientious and have a keen desire to be a primary school teacher. The main reason I want to pursue this vocation is because I love the prospect of working with children, being such an important part of a child’s life is a real honour. I have been fascinated at how quickly they learn things, gaining an insight into their perceptions and how they see the world, the idea of playing an active role in helping them develop, greatly appeals me. Having a long term goal of working with children, I believe I am particularly suited to a degree in Primary/Physical education….
The Importance of Using Creative Methods of Teaching in Elementary School
– Thinking like a child seems harder to do, as we grow older. We lose touch with our inner imagination, and begin to think in a robot fashion. All of our creativity, originality, and imagination are concealed behind our new adult philosophy of doing daily routines, and fitting in with others. But why do we try so hard to fit in with everybody else. Weren’t we taught in elementary school that being different is OK. What has happened to us. When did things become so black and white in our world. Perhaps it is that parts of our minds are trained by secondary, and college professors to become uniform thinkers, or maybe it happens inside ourselves as we grow….
Becoming a Teacher
– Reflection 1: Becoming a teacher: Unpacking the map When I was younger and first met my two adopted cousins in Sydney I knew they were different. They did not learn the same way I did. They had trouble sitting still and they did not seem like the other children. They both had Autism and needed a lot more care than someone without Autism, yet were stuck in a school that was trying to fit them into mainstream classes with teachers who were not child-focused and just wanted to shift their responsibilities to the next teacher….
Primary School Capers
– It seems so long ago now, since the mischievous days of mid-primary school. Since the days I never did homework, and was ever so surreptitious to avoid getting caught – well trying to anyway. And the days when my little ploys of “forgetting” to have done homework, were discovered in the most humiliating of ways. There was on specific day this happened, I can vividly remember. It was grade 3, half way through primary school, a time I never contemplated high school or my future, a time when the concept of homework was a joke….
My Work Experience at a Primary School
– My Work Experience at a Primary School For my work experience I received a placement at Primary School. It is located in Wyke, Bradford and provides education for children aged three to eleven. I attended High Fernley primary school for two weeks; my work placement began on 27 September and ended on 9 October. Each day I arrived at 8.30amand normally finished at 3.10pm; sometimes I would work slightly longer in order to finish tasks. I did not attend a pre-placement visit as a result of a delay in confirmation of the placement….