EXPERIENCING THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM AS A SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE STUDENT TEACHER AT WEST POINT MIDDLE SCHOOL, WEST POINT, NEW YORK
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My personal viewpoint on the student teaching experience is that learning by doing is the best thing for up-and-coming teachers. I learned more about teaching during my weeks at West Point Middle School than any book or professor could ever try to teach me. I am a hands-on kind of learner, but the learning does not stop once I've got experience in my hand. The process of learning is continuous. I can say that even though they can be extremely frustrating, I learned a great deal about teaching through each of the lesson presentations. As I taught the lessons a second or third time during the course of student teaching, I became more comfortable with the lessons and what I was teaching. I learned what to do and what not to do, so that during the next lesson I would not make the same mistakes or would use what worked well in the first lessons again. I must admit, with no offense, that college courses and books can only teach a certain amount of necessary information. As an amateur teacher, I can say that I knew nothing about the actual art of teaching when I went to student teach, but left West Point Middle School with a better understanding of what it means to be a teacher.Administrator only due to personally identifying information in case study.
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