Category Archives: Student Teaching

Discussions related to my experience as a student teacher at my placement, a secondary school in the area, where I teach math.

Progress in Letting Go

My CT made a huge step towards letting go of more of her teaching responsibilities this morning.  About twenty minutes before 2nd period, she asked me if I wanted to grade 2nd period’s recent Algebra I quiz, to which I … Continue reading

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I Love Lucy, Grease, and The Simpson’s

Today was filled with TV-episodic moments with a touch of cinematic chorus thrown in for good measure.  Soon after I arrived this morning, my CT set me in motion photocopying, cutting, folding, and stapling material for her two Algebra I … Continue reading

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Out of the Fishbowl

I felt a little embarrassed this morning while performing one aspect of my daily routine as a student teacher.  Every morning for 2nd period (Algebra 1), I facilitate whole-class participation in warm-up problems (usually 1-2 problems taking 5-7 minutes) and … Continue reading

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