It's that time of year again! Time to begin a brand new school year! And, for a student teacher, it means two brand new school years, one in our practicum classroom and one at our University!
This semester, I am in a first grade classroom in National City. So far, I love it! This school is like no other school I have been involved in. Only about two of my twenty-five students speak english at home and the amount of translating and bilingual speaking and teaching I get to observe is so wonderful and beneficial. I have gotten to know my students, and am excited to spend the next few months learning from them and teaching them.
As a personal goal, I have challenged myself to learn at least ten spanish words of phrases that are used in the classroom. The student's are as excited about this as I am, and always