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.

“Do we need to have a serious talk about marijuana?”

Day 3 of Raul and Salvador’s cannabis cabal rose to a level where my CT decided to have a brief tête–à–tête with Salvador, initially, then Raul, as well.  Yesterday, she mentioned in between classes that she was going to take this … Continue reading

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“That’s gang writing…”

Another interesting day at placement.  Raul and Salvador were back in their jovial mood, smiling, laughing, and chatting much of the class, which is disruptive and takes them away from paying attention and disturbs other nearby students.  My CT usually … Continue reading

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“I have an ounce at home…”

Second period was a little more rambunctious than usual today.  One group in particular would not stop talking, laughing and messing around, even when my CT was leading a class wide activity where each group went to the board to … Continue reading

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