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Avery Turner
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Closing Reflections (15 16 17)
Through this course my identity as teacher continues to be solidified. I feel a shift in my thinking from student to teacher. The classes that have done that the most are Dr. Martin's classes. She teaches us how to make our student's better reader, writer a...

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The Room (5)
This is where they keep their "One Good Thing" journal, clipboards for when they "write" the room, and their homework folders. On the right is can that holds all their pointer sticks to help them "read" the room.  THE TIGGER LIBRARY! This is where children ...

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Classroom Management (7)
This is my biggest concern about me having my own classroom. I love children. I have worked with them for years; however, management has not been my strength. I expect respect but I don't naturally facilitate structure in a group setting.  I have loved watc...

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Instructional Accommodation (8)
One of the children I have noticed (I will name him Juan) is definitely a struggling reader. I would see him go off to a specialist every time I visited the classroom but I also noticed his lack of engagement during independent reading time. Juan told me th...

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April 22, 2014
My Last Observation of Ms. Bryce I came into a wonderful reading of E. B. White's Charlotte's Web. 

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Instructional Methods
From early on, I noticed instructional strategies that Ms. Bryce was implementing. "Chunking"- She would talk to the kids about chunking big words to find a familiar word within a word. For example the word "seeing", the word see can help you understand the...

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"... I would like to beg you dear sir, as well as you can, to have patience with everything unresolved within your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language."    Rilke As a teacher I don't ...

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2013-09-27
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