Aloha! My name is Madison Lew and this will be my third semester as a teacher candidate. Thus far, I have been at Waikiki Elementary with 1st graders, Manoa Elementary with 5th graders, and this semester, I've returned to Waikiki with 2nd graders. I am originally from the Bay Area, California but this year marks my fourth year living on island. Science has never been a strong suit of mine, but I hope to make it a topic of interest for the students I will teach one day.
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Wed, Oct 16, 2019 7:10 PM in Benefits of Getting a Masters Degree in Education
I'm currently a pre-service teacher at UH and will be graduating in the spring. Several of my mentor teachers and professors have encouraged me to get my masters after graduation, and with much thought, I've decided to pursue it. What are some of the benefits in getting a masters in education? What are the most common degree and certificate programs to take? Is there any o...
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Wed, Oct 16, 2019 6:53 PM in clasrrom management
I am a student teacher as well, and have found myself in frustrating predicaments very similar to yours. I've found that I asserting myself and saying things without hesitation can really help in monitoring and maintain unwanted behaviors in class. In terms of partner work, you may want to assign partners on your own and as you teach the lesson, you can always move students arou...
Wed, Oct 16, 2019 6:31 PM in Gardening at school with young children
When I was in elementary school, the 5th grade classes got a chance to start a community garden funded by fundraisers and volunteer parents. Not only did this give us an opportunity to get outside of the classroom, but it helped us bond, work together, and provided us with a greater sense of school community.
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