My Views On Teaching Styles Essay

1208 Words Dec 10th, 2015 null Page
This semester has been a real eye opener for me. I have been exposed to many opportunities to grow. I have had the opportunity to observe in three different schools. I began teaching English to ninth and tenth graders two weeks ago. It has been my pleasure to meet and work with several well-respected seasoned teachers through out the semester. They have provided me with much needed advice, help, love and redirection. I have had several eye opening moments related to “myself” as a teacher and my ideas of students. As a teacher in training I have observed some great classrooms this semester. In some of the past classes that I observed the teacher seemed tired or burnt out. This semester it was a priority of mine to visit diverse classrooms in different environments. I wanted to see different teaching styles as well as different types of students. I observed teachers at Germantown Friends High School, Olney Elementary and Mastery Pickett. I chose these schools to observe because their teachers and student bodies are diverse. All of the schools have a reputation for being effective schools.
At Germantown Friends I was able to see a different level of academic excellence. The students are held to a certain academic level and have no problem being challenged or reaching that level. It was refreshing to see a classroom where students were engaged in grade and age appropriate task. In the past I have wrote papers about students at another school that seems to have a high level of…

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