The Student Teacher Diaries : Week Beginning July 30 2018

Okie Dokie….

So during my professional experience over the last month I was writing daily reflections and also reflecting after each lesson I taught and it was getting to the point that I couldn’t even remember what I was reflecting on anymore (#sleepdeprivedstudentteacherlife). So to save time I decided that instead of writing my reflections I would use my phone and record a quick clip of myself.

This is the best idea I’ve ever had because (a) I saved a butt load of time and (b) I was able to record myself straight away in the moment so my reflections were a lot more genuine than their original written counterparts.

I really enjoyed looking back over my past video diaries so I have decided to continue to create video reflections throughout my last year as a student teacher so that in years to come when I am an experienced teacher I can look back and see how far I’ve come.

I created a youtube channel (because I can’t afford to pay for the fancy WordPress account where you can embed your own videos #brokestudentlife) to upload my videos and will create a blog post to accompany each video every week.

As always any advice or feedback you wish to give would be massively appreciated (especially considering my camera skills are far from great).

I hope you enjoy watching my reflections as much as I enjoyed making them ❀

 

Have a beautiful day!!

Namaste xx

Goal Tracker

Hello hello hello!!!

It has been sooo long since I last posted 😦

I just finished my exams at university and I’m in the process of finalising all of my notes so that I can upload them for everyone πŸ™‚

 

However I took a little time out today to make up this Goal Tracker… I’ve seen a few similar designs floating around and it seemed like an awesome way to keep track of all the little day to day things we tend to forget … so I jumped on and designed my own πŸ™‚

Also, I re-did the decor for my blog :/ I hope you guys like it !! I was trying to make it less girly-girl!!

Anyways… enjoy πŸ™‚ xx

Goal TrackerGoal Tracker

Language and Literacy Revision Notes

So at the moment at Uni we are begrudgingly working our way through the most extensive lesson plans we will ever write in our entire teaching career – our literacy has to be perfect (as it should be). The topic of literacy is a never ending struggle for teachers and although my teaching areas are Physics and Mathematics the literary education of all students is just as much my responsibility as it is the English and History teachers.

This prompted me to revise a few of the concepts surrounding literacy that we covered in our first year and I will be gradually uploading my summaries over the next few weeks as I go through them.

 

Here’s the first 3 πŸ™‚ Enjoy ! ❀

Defining LanguageLanguage Acquisition and DevelopmentLanguage as a Social Practice

And of course the pdf versions;

Defining Language

Language Acquisition and Development

Language as a Social Practice