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  2. page Professional Resume edited Your resumé is another “first impression” of you; Please click the resumé provides another pr…
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    the resumé provides another professional educator with information concerning your educational background, work experience, and practica and student teaching experiences. Be surelink to adhere to guidelines in crafting a resumé and check your resumé for grammatical errors, typographical errors, and spacing
    issues. Career Services will review your resumé with you. Please take advantage of this resource.
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    There is no evaluation rubric for the resumé. You are strongly advised to apply the recommendations of the Office of Career Services in creating your resumé.
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  4. page Conceptual Framework Reflection edited The School of Education faculty is committed to providing educational experiences that facilitate t…
    The School of Education faculty is committed to providing educational experiences that facilitate the development of four strands described in the School of Education Conceptual Framework. During this program, I developed competency in content knowledge, reflective practices, collaborative interactions, and educational leadership.
    As a content expert, I have the background knowledge to discuss the material I am teaching in depth with my students. I can answer their questions, even if that means having the confidence to tell them I do not know the answer but I do know how to find it. I have learned to break down the multi-step skills and processes that I use as an adult into smaller pieces so that I can explain them to my students. For example, I do not think about using a prefix in a word or when trying to figure out meaning. I simply understand what the word means. In order to teach students to understand meaning and use prefixes to modify meaning, I must first explain what a prefix is. Then I can teach the meaning of various prefixes, and finally I can teach students how a prefix changes the meaning of a word. I have found that much of planning for teaching is trying to think like someone who doesn't already understand what I am teaching. Doing this gives me greater understanding of what I teach and makes me a far better teacher and more of an expert.
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    An educational leader provides leadership beyond the classroom
    I was able to enhance my students' engagement in a lesson on ancient Egypt by showing them pictures of me in Egypt. When a colleague was doing a presentation on Egypt, I shared photos and school, servessouvenirs from my trip with her so that her students would also get that connection to Egypt. Grade level planning meetings and scheduling helped me plan my instructional timelines and having more experienced teachers to ask questions of was invaluable. My student teaching experience was greatly enhanced through my collaborations with my classmates as well as with veteran teachers, and I will look to foster similar collaborative relationships in my teaching career.
    One aspect of education that I find fascinating is that it is always changing. Keeping up with new trends and research and how they can be applied in my classroom stimulates me intellectually and provides
    a mentor,never ending challenge. Reading about and engagesthen sharing this research and discussing it with other teachers expands my horizons, and I find joy in sharing my knowledge with students and teachers alike. Another component of educational research.
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    leadership that I gravitate towards is mentoring. I work hard to develop a six-paragraph essay, reflect on your knowledge, skills,strong rapport with each of my students and dispositions in these four core areasmake each feel that comprise an effective educator. You may attach artifacts ifI have "taken them under my wing." I care deeply about each one of my students and look for the artifacts"hook" that will add valuefoster a trusting and collaborative relationship between us. One way to your reflection; however, artifacts are not required fordo this componentis by attending extracurricular events such as sports, recitals, and birthday parties. While I was unable to attend many of your portfolio sincethese events as a student teacher due to my schedule, I eagerly anticipate doing so in the artifacts you have already presented support your developmentfuture.
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    teaching, the coursecore skills I developed while at William & Mary will serve me well. My strong work ethic, wide knowledge base, and propensity for critical thought and questioning will surely help me to make an impact on my community and my school. That impact is one of your overall preparation through the program. Your reflection should not exceed four pages, double-spaced.reasons I decided to become a teacher, and I look forward to beginning to leave my mark on students and schools.
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  5. page Working with Diverse Students edited ... I also had the experience of teaching (for one period each day) a student with Asperger's Synd…
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    I also had the experience of teaching (for one period each day) a student with Asperger's Syndrome. His 504 plan specified certain behavioral accommodations such as warnings and removal from specific situations he found difficult. During the period I was teaching, he was being evaluated by the school psychologist and tested by a Special Education teacher to determine his eligibility for an IEP. As part of this process, I helped tally his behavioral issues such as calling out, arguing, off-task behavior, and refusal to participate. During certain activities such as videos, I provided him with paper to draw images from the video as a concentration aid. This student was high-performing academically, but his behavioral issues sometimes made him difficult to teach. I learned to simply adjust, commenting on his behavior or enforcing rules as necessary.
    I also taught several Gifted students. For these students, I made an effort to take explanations and activities further. For example, when these students finished written work I often had another question for them to work on as a challenge. When students had listed all of the different ways to say "one quart," I had them start working on ways to say "one gallon" while the rest of the class finished their work.
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    I had the opportunity to observe two IEP Eligibility meetings and a formal Response to Intervention meeting. In each of these meetings various specialists were present, along with at least one parent, a classroom teacher, and the Assistant Principal. By paying close attention in these meetings I learned a great deal about how to modify my instruction to meet the needs of these students.
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  6. page Educational Technology edited ... Standard 4: Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility The internet today is a …
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    Standard 4: Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility
    The internet today is a risky place for a child. While monitoring and blocking programs can reduce the risks somewhat, there is always a chance that a child will see something they should not or will be contacted by a stranger with less-than-legitimate motivations. Therefore, it is important that we educate students about the risks and rules of the internet and other modern technologies, and teach them what to do if something happens.
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    Standard 5: Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership
    Technology provides increased opportunities for teachers to collaborate and to participate in professional development activities. There are myriad websites where teachers share lesson plans, materials, worksheets, and strategies. Some of my favorites are the Smart Exchange, where teachers can share interactive SmartBoard lessons and resources (searchable by subject and by state SOL) and ProTeacher, where teachers can network and discuss issues they face and also contribute and share resources. By creating resources that other teachers and students can benefit from, we can all work together to enhance our leadership skills. By networking and supporting each other, we can all grow personally and professionally in ways we otherwise might not.
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  7. page Professional Dispositions edited COLLABORATE WITH MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL COMMUNITYNo teacher is an island! The ideal school is a co…
    COLLABORATE WITH MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL COMMUNITYNo teacher is an island! The ideal school is a community of collaborative professionals working together to enhance student learning. Throughout my student teaching experience, I met weekly with my grade-level team and coordinated assignments and assessments. By discussing planned activities and timing, each member of the team was able to benefit from multiple viewpoints and creative ideas. Many of the most effective activities I conducted, such as the Gallon Frog Song, were shown to me by other teachers. I also contributed to the partnership by contributing questions for use on a common Science assessment and by sharing my detailed knowledge of SOL required skills. For example, the Math teacher was planning to teach measurement to the nearest 1/2 inch because she thought it was a 2nd grade SOL. I was able to (slightly) reduce the amount of material we presented to students by clarifying that the SOL was actually to the nearest inch, which helped because 2nd grade students have only begun to study fractions. REFLECT ACTIVELY AND CONTINUOUSLY ON PROFESSIONAL PRACTICEAfter teaching a lesson based on a comprehensive plan, it is important to evaluate what went well and what should be changed (or even if the lesson is worth using again). After every lesson I teach, I mentally critique each portion and make notes about what to do differently and what to keep. Often these notes are quickly handwritten in a space that I leave on my lesson plans, but I do sometimes type my thoughts in order to better organize them. Here is an example of a lesson plan where I analyzed my lesson after teaching it and made some suggestions for how to improve it. While not all of my lesson reflections are quite as organized as this example, I keep a copy of each lesson plan I use and notes that I keep as I make last-minute changes and adjustments and have ideas for improvement.
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  9. page Professional Dispositions edited COLLABORATE COLLABORATE WITH MEMBERS ... study fractions. REFLECT REFLECT ACTIVELY AND .…
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    I plan my lessons thoroughly in advance and actively seek out new materials and teaching strategies. I assess my students understanding often and use the results of formative and summative assessments to inform my teaching, making sure that I address widespread issues. I strive to give my students the best education I can by engaging them at every turn through a wide variety of activities. By doing all of these things to the best of my ability, I meet professional expectations every day.
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