Post-Experience Reflection

I am so grateful for the opportunity to be in the classroom as early as I was in the education program. I loved the classroom I was in and the students I was with. Every single child has such a story and a mind to offer. It was touching to be let in, even as …

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Week Six and Seven: Curriculum, Instruction, and Relevance

What is being taught? How are students learning? Do students see the meaning and relevance in what they are learning? What are the stories of learning? Students learn many things within a small frame of time due to the way that Ms. Selimos chooses to incorporate multiple outcomes into one lesson. Because of this, students …

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Week Four and Five: Inclusive Education – Diversity and Difference

What are the different forms of diversity you observe within the classroom and school? What may be some forms of diversity that are not visible? In what ways do you observe the school, classrooms and teachers honouring inclusive practices?  How is your school community honouring diversity, equity, and human rights for all students (including sexual and …

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Week Three: Teachers and Knowledge

How do you see teachers honouring different ways of knowing? What are the key supports that teachers rely on? How do teachers continue to build their own professional knowledge? Ms. Selimos and Ms. Daniels both do their best to help students of all learning types. The school has an LI teacher (a resource teacher) that works …

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Week One: Students and Learning Environment

Who are your learners? What does the learning environment look like? Spend some time talking with students to get to know who they are. If possible, join your students on the playground at recess or break times and have informal conversations (and let them get to know a bit about you too as they're always …

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