Final reflective essay on teaching and learning upon completion of my four months of student teaching i have grown both as an educator and an individual student teaching has fanned the fire of my passion for being a teacher and been a light onto the path of how to become the best i can be. Guidance published by the nfer (2002, cited in dfes, 2005, p22) found that when teachers and teaching assistants work together the results are a more effective level of teaching and learning an example of this is a scenario i have experienced recently where a teaching assistant supported the learning of the majority of the class while the class teacher focused on the children with sen. If you'd like to see the final essay i've written using the pre-writing exercises i've done for this essay, take a look at my reflective essay sample on a visit to the beach the following is an excerpt of my sample reflective essay.
Sophie gives her reflection on white paper for decision-making in the primary teacher/teaching assistant relationship to begin with i think it is really difficult for a supply teacher as there are many different roles a teaching assistant can play and in every school it is different so when you get there as a supply it is hard to know just how much the teaching assistant does. For example, writing a reflective essay for a college course and an academic audience will have slight changes in how the essay is organized from writing a reflective essay for a magazine or a collection of essays, which has a broader audience, without people who have necessarily gone to college. Reflective essay on teaching nursing management of chest drains i will define reflection teaching, learning and the rationale for choosing this topic will be clearly outlined in this paper the preparation, planning, implementation and evaluation will also be incorporated.
Reflective essay: reflective and analytical account of work involving statutory tasks and processes a lead bi-lingual teaching assistant and four eal teaching assistants who are allocated to each year group when pupils apply to the school the head teacher, the eal co-ordinator and the lead bi-lingual teaching assistant and an interpreter. E238 reflection essay assignment example this short essay assignment is similar to the text analysis assignment, but differs from it in that there are only four essays throughout the semester (and revisions) and it emphasizes interpretation much more. Reflection on teaching assistant white paper 15/12/14 sophie gives her reflection on white paper for decision-making in the primary teacher/teaching assistant relationship.
Some schools ask teaching assistants to complete the national association of professional teaching assistants there are also local and national guidelines for codes of practice 21 explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided. Reflective teaching means looking at what you do in the classroom, thinking about why you do it, and thinking about if it works - a process of self-observation and self-evaluation.
The teaching assistants have always been so helpful to me on my supply experience because they are the ones that know the procedures and will really help you and it is important you start a good relationship in order for the day to run smoothly i always involve the teaching assistant with the decision making throughout the day. The purpose of this essay is to summarize the contents of my teaching portfolio, and also to reflect on what i've learned and how my approach to teaching has changed since 2003, when i had my first gta assignment.
If you'd like to see the final essay i've written using the pre-writing exercises i've done for this essay, take a look at my reflective essay sample on a visit to the beach the following is an excerpt of my sample reflective essay to read the essay in full, click on the link above as a native of southern california, the beach feels like home.