MetadataShow full item record
I completed my student teaching at Spring Lake High School in the conservative town of Spring Lake located on the shore of Lake Michigan in Western Michigan. Having grown up in this area, I was familiar with the types of students that I would be working with. The vast majority of the students come from white middle to upper middle class families and almost all grow up with the idea that they will eventually be going on to college. For a teacher, this is a great thing. The students want to learn and see it as important and for most students, there are few economic hardships and a strong family support for their success.