While I lived in Auckland, New Zealand, I was lucky enough to have a student teaching position at a local primary school. I taught literacy and numeracy there every Thursday for 12 weeks, and it was simply the best part of my time in NZ. Here, you can read all about it!
Dominion Road School My first impressions of the school in which I was placed.
My First REAL Day of School: PUPPIES! I get to meet my class
My Real Name is Miss Jenkins Getting to know my students, plus a field trip to the orchestra!
Alines at Morning Meeting My first whole-class lesson, with a focus on behavior management
Nothing and Everything The roles of a student teacher
What is a Millimetre, Anyway? A math lesson on measurement
“And Now for the Dancing Pants” My class leads Assembly and recited a Shel Silverstein poem
Angry Bird to Comfort the Soul My class comforts me after the loss of my grandmother
My Last Day of School The emotional goodbye