Monthly Archives: October 2014

Reflecting on My First Math Lesson

When I came into school this morning I was excited to teach my first math lesson. I felt good after my language arts activities the last 2 school days; however I am disappointed in today’s math lesson. While I was … Continue reading

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Reflecting on ” Sensing Peace”

I think I’m going to try to blog shorter pieces everyday as part of my reflective process, It helps me think through what I am learning better then if I was to only write once a week. Last Thursday I … Continue reading

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Professional Development Day – Delta Museum and TC2

  Today I attended my first professional development event; I attended a work shop put on by The Critical Thinking Consortium at the Delta Museum. I spent the day there with 2 other TCs from our “sister” middle year’s cohort. … Continue reading

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My First Lesson

The last two day’s have felt like a whirl wind, between being in my classroom for the second time and teaching my first lesson yesterday and attending my first professional development event today ( that gets it’s own post) . … Continue reading

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Preparing for My First Lesson

Today is my last day on campus at UBC for 2.5 weeks! By the time we come back it will be the second week of November and nearing the end of my first term here at UBC. I’m really going … Continue reading

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I Met “My” Class Today!

Today was the big day, I got to officially meet the class I will be doing my practicum in this year. Needless to say I was more than a little nervous going to school this morning. My wonderful School Advisor … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in the Classroom

As I’m looking forward to tonight’s turkey dinner I am reminded of my own expediences in elementary school. Talking about the Pilgrims which as I learned on Friday were never in Canada, this surprised me to say the least.  This … Continue reading

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School Visit Day 2

Yesterday was my second visit to my practicum school, and I had a great day! I’m greatly enjoying getting to know the staff and students at the school and feeling part of the school community. I have enjoyed observing 12 … Continue reading

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Where is Time Going?

As I’ve spent time working on various projects, reflections and assignments over the past few days I realize how quickly time is going. It feels like only a few days ago that I was nervously starting my first day at … Continue reading

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My First Day in My School

Let me just say WOW! I absolutely loved my first day in the school I will be doing my praticum yet. I had a chance to meet teachers from all grades and got to observe and even help out a … Continue reading

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