Reflection on past placement

The recent learning path has made me reflect back on one of my past placements. I don’t know if I noticed it fully at the time but for some reason it has stuck out to me as being important just now.

In my experience teachers are very much in tune with how their students are feeling at particular times and moments throughout the day. Planning seems to very much based on considering the current mood of the class and daily routines. I remember teachers saying to me things like ‘let’s try doing this lesson this way because I can see the kids are tired’, or simply ensuring that some lessons are placed in the morning and others in the afternoons depending on their intensity.

Being able to do this as a teacher can have a real impact on effective learning and teaching taking place.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s