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Top 35 Teacher Interview Questions

What is your most challenging experience while working with children or in the classroom?
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Question 2 of 35
A good teacher is always learning. What is something you are learning about recently?
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"I recently watched a Netflix show called 13 Reasons Why which delves deeply and unabashedly into issues many teenagers deal with but are unwilling to discuss, such as suicide, cyberbullying, and rape. One of the most interesting things I learned is that a teenager's hippocampus isn't fully developed, which is why they can interpret a negative remark or dirty look as lasting and eternal. It really helps me to have more patience and empathy with my more problematic students as I realize there are plenty of issues beyond the surface that I might not be aware of."
What is something new that you are recently interested in? Here is a list of things you can talk about: 1) a new hobby or sport you're passionate about 2) a new country or place travelled 3) a new dish you cooked or tried 4) an insightful book or TV show Show the interviewer that you're interesting, and always interested. Make some connections to your teaching and tell them how you've applied or plan to apply what you've learned to reach your students, academically or otherwise.
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Question 3 of 35
How would your students describe your teaching?
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"I think my students would comment on how my classes are fun and interactive. I never let anyone sleep or get away with not being engaged and I have a list of games up my sleeve to pull out whenever class is getting dry. I also want to make sure my students are up and moving in my class. Sometimes we'll spend the afternoon enacting a Shakespearean sonnet or making posters for our Renaissance festival."
This question focuses more on your relationship with the students than on your teaching. The interviewer wants to know how you interact with your students and how you talk about them. Also, this focuses on what are your teaching methods and how well they are received by your students. You can think of two to three points which are especially liked by the students, something you do that has been very effective or helpful for students. Make sure to be honest in your answer as there is a very good chance that your answer might be double-checked with your references.
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Question 4 of 35
How do you feel about inclusive classrooms?
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Inclusive classrooms are a growing trend to be more inclusive of students with learning abilities in line with the Common Core system. Have you had any experience with special education with children or children who may benefit from being in inclusive classrooms? Talk about your experience. Here are some general benefits of inclusive classrooms: 1) tailored teaching to target students with different learning preferences (i.e. visual aids like cubes or chips, interactive whiteboards) 2) allowing students to move around or use fidgets in the classroom 3) use of specialized services such as speech therapy, reading specialists
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Question 5 of 35
How do you communicate with parents on a regular basis?
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What are some techniques you use to teach besides direct instruction?
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Why did you decide to become a teacher?
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What challenges are you looking for in a position?
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What is your teaching philosophy?
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How do you handle stressful situations?
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What interests you about our school?
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What was your most rewarding experience during student teaching?
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Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?
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Question 14 of 35
What is your greatest strength?
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Describe the best lesson you have delivered. Why was it successful?
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What is the toughest problem you've had to face? How did you overcome it?
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Question 17 of 35
If students were having difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
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Question 18 of 35
What techniques would you use to be sure that students understand?
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What would your references say about you, if they were here right now?
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Question 20 of 35
How will you instruct students with varying abilities?
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Question 21 of 35
Describe your typical lesson.
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What experience have you had with students from culturally diverse backgrounds?
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How do you use technology to improve your lessons?
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Question 24 of 35
How can you encourage a student who lacks confidence and inspire him or her to learn?
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Question 25 of 35
What makes you the happiest as a teacher?
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Question 26 of 35
How do you accommodate for non-English speakers or low-level English speakers?
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Question 27 of 35
What is your classroom management plan and what do you hope to accomplish with it?
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Question 28 of 35
If you were asked to create a behavior modification plan for ongoing misbehavior, what would it be?
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Question 29 of 35
Discuss a time in which you had to confront a parent about a child.
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Discuss one memorable parent meeting you have had in the past.
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Question 31 of 35
What changes do you make to your lesson plans each year?
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What techniques do you use to keep students actively involved during a lesson?
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How would you improve public education, if you had the power to do so?
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What are your weaknesses?
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What are your thoughts on common core?
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Question 1 of 35
What is your most challenging experience while working with children or in the classroom?
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I have found that working with ADHD or ADD children very difficult.
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Working with students on a budget. I dream big and have these really creative lesson plans that I always haev to scale down to meet my budget.
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My most challenging experience was coming in after a choral director had been asked to leave the previous year. I had to get the choral program out of debt, rebuild enrollment in chorus, and build the trust of the students.
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I have only worked with teenagers aged 7-18 on a drama performance in preparation for the celebration of the radio station anniversary.It was not easy to get their attention as most of them will start talking about something else with friends whilst I was giving a brief.
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Teaching reading to a class of 6th graders that are on first grade to eighth grade reading levels, and making sure we all comprehend, pass the test, and move on to the next grade.
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The most challenging experience thus far for me in the classroom has been a special education math class that I taught. There was one student who was more advanced and would finish his work early while the other 4 worked at a slower pace and needed more one on one attention. It was challenging to give them the attention that they needed while also providing a challenging lesson for the advanced student.
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My most challenging experience was working with more 46 students in a classroom without air conditioning and most of them despertae for the class to be over.
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My most challenging experience was to teach kids with different abilities in the same classroom.
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The most challenging experience thus far for me is to teach math to Kids with different abilities.
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The most challenging experience while working with children in the classroom is the pull outs. Managing to keep track of how the students work must be adjusted because of the time spend outside the room.
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My most challenging experience was subbing gym class in a skirt high heels and no whistle. It was a last minute change and I was not prepared.
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Never really had a bad experience, I think of it as building character.
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One of my 17 year old special ed students had a bowel movement in his chair. Luckily, I had my 2 assistants help clean him up.
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Those who actively resist learning.
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My most challenging experience is working with one of my students because although he is really smart and can do the work super fast, he get unfocused too easily. He is also a challenging student for me because he likes to do what he want to do, when he wants to do it. For instance, he likes to continue on doing what we were just doing when actually it is time to transition to the next activity.
Question 2 of 35
A good teacher is always learning. What is something you are learning about recently?
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Yes, I just find a way to do a mitten to tell the children the five little monkeys book.
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Todays our world is changeing very fastly. So be prepare.
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I found a new picture and can show it to my student. Besides that, I can make it as a lesson to them.
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What was your most rewarding experience during student teaching?
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Because I prefer the more innovative and new approaches to teaching I am constantly searching for new ways to teach. I recently found a concept of math board games in the classroom. The teacher comes up with the questions and the students compete by table to reach the end of the game.
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I am always looking out for new material. As a substitute teacher I am exposed to other teachers lessons. I recently taught a lessons where the I took the students on webquest to find out the purpose of the characters in the book they read.
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Most of us know, especially in business is well engrossed on the internet. So it is a good source of new information and discoveries.
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Why did you decide to become a teacher?
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I teach to an amazing group of young adults with special needs. All lessons are modified with accommodations, to meet the individual needs of the student. For example: Working on social skills involved role playing various situations (often incorporating sign language for those who are hearing impaired)
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(Teacher interview question) if a student ask a question and you do not know the answer, what do you do?
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How do you help students with reading comprehencion.
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What kind of students do you like to work with? what type of students could you teach most effectively?
Question 3 of 35
How would your students describe your teaching?
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Occasionally getting off the subject.
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I like to provide a lot of great opportunities to give students to work together. Students get many great opportunities to work together. Students can come up the board and own their work by writing their initial next to their response.
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In one word: Fun. I take a lesson, and make it fun by being animated, and by allowing for creativity.
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What is your knowledge of and experience with standards-based education.
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Describe the teaching techniques or strategies that are most effective for you.
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What opportunities have you had to bring multicultural education into your classroom?
Question 4 of 35
How do you feel about inclusive classrooms?
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I approve of them. It is important for students to feel include in their peers lives.
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Not an ideal atmosphere but a pragmatic solution.
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I think that inclusive classrooms is a great idea because I strongly believe that all students should be part of the classroom. Students should have time to interact with all students and be placed into heterogenous groups rather than being pulled out with their special education teacher. Students who do not speak English should also stay because they are in the classroom with other students who speak English, and they can learn a lot from their peers.
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Great for many students with special needs. However some students have aggressive behaviors that would interfere with other students learning. In that case a special day class may be best.
Question 5 of 35
How do you communicate with parents on a regular basis?
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I communicate with parents through newsletters that I send home as well as newsletters that I can scan and display on my webpage. I also communicate with parents through e-mail or phone calls. I also communicate with parents during parent-teacher conferences.
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Using a communication book, and/or telephone call.
Question 6 of 35
What are some techniques you use to teach besides direct instruction?
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I monitor self exploration.
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I like to use the think-pair-share technique because it allows students to talk to one another and to learn from one another. I also like to use a lot of team activities, so that students know what it is like to work with their others and so that students can learn from other students.
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Hands on such as TEACCH (check it out on Google). Also using the UNIQUE curriculum designed for students with special needs.
Question 7 of 35
Why did you decide to become a teacher?
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I want to mold the minds of the young people.
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I have had a strong passing for math and while in high school and college did alot of peer tutoring.
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Whilst studying at college I wasn't sure of what route I wanted to take, I didn't think I had the skills to go to uni so wasn't really sure, upon completion of my second year it was my mother in law that said to me what do you plan to do? Which I didn't know, she made me believe that I was good enough to do anything there are always inspirational people in life an if I could distill this into my children Ithat Is why I would love to be a teacher.
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I decided to become a teacher because I love to learn, be around children, and learn from others.
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I had such a wonderful experience in music that I wanted to bring such a wonderful experience to others.
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I am passionate about working with children.
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I love interacting with children and it gives me joy everytime I share something new.
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I was born a teacher. It might sound very trite, but I was. I have a sister a year younger than me...I would rush home everyday and teach her everything I learned. I have had many experiences in my life and each one has made me a better teacher.
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Because I love to learn, be around children and learn from others.
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L want to use my skills to do good to the society, l love to be around small children, I can learn new things.
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I prefer neverwinter astral diamonds constantly beyond I should realistically, neverwinter astral diamonds are good beacause truth be told there comfortale and then cashual on the other hand, things that is definitely not delicious draft beer have grubby easliy, consequently making you ft . Exhausted during summer that you really certainly not sapposed to bring him or her this time of the season although hahaha.
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I love children and their future is important, we have a chance to make it a good one by nurturing them and showing them their own potential.
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I wanted to become a teacher because I want to see the growth of my students both academically and behaviorally. I want to know that the growth was through my help.
Question 8 of 35
What challenges are you looking for in a position?
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I want to learn something new everyday during my teaching career.
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I consider myself a lifelong learner - I have been actively and intentionally seeking additional knowledge my entire adult life. The challenges I am looking for involve helping the current department with their current projects, expand the curriculum and help the college reach into the business community and its leadership with the internship program to demonstrate the value of XXXX College.
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I am looking for challenging curriculum.
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I want to learn something new everyday during my teaching career.
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The challenges that I am looking for in a position are adjusting lessons to meet all the students' needs in the classroom. Students learn on different levels and it is a teachers job to help the challenges that the students come to school with.
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I believe there is always more the learn. That being said I look for areas that are developing and challenge predetermined concepts and norms.
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This is my first year of teaching, so I feel that everything I encounter is a challenge. But i'm really looking forward to new experiences with the new students.
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The challenges that I am look ing for in a position is working on my technology skills.
Question 9 of 35
What is your teaching philosophy?
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The more you put into your work the bigger the reward for you and the institution.
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I will be a very hard worker, and should give my best to my employer.
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You only get out what you put in.
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You only get what you put in.
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My family and I adored these folks plenty, loved bedroom since nobody else carries the item sole downer turned out to be that the face flips close to it is realistically awful since it's in your house crese inside of my chanel bags. I maybe even experimented with bobby pin the following sign on but it really even so slips apart....
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What ever you are doing, do so whole heartedly.
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My philosophy towards work is that if I can come in to school prepared to teach my students, then my students should also come to school prepared to learn.
Question 10 of 35
How do you handle stressful situations?
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I try to handle stressful situations as calmly as possible. If necessary, I will come to someone for help that knows more about the issue I am having.
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I first try to remain as calm as possible, and then think through the resolutions that I need to take.
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I like to assess the situation at hand without bias. Usually, I tend to get more opinions as well before I handle anything myself. Once everything is in perfect order, I handle them gracefully and without stressing myself out in the process.
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I take a deep breath and stay calm.
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I try to handle stressful situations as calmly as possible. If necessary, I will come to someone for help that knows more about the issue I am having.
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Take a deep breath and take a few minutes to calm down and let everything sink in.
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I handle them very well. I remain calm and assess the situation before jumping in. I try to be the calm but effective presence in the room.
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I try to take the situation one-step-at-a-time. I try to think about the problem and then I try to see if I can find a solution.
Question 11 of 35
What interests you about our school?
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I take care of my kids all of the time, and I enjoy it.
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I have taken care of my brothers and one of my cousins. I thoroughly enjoyed the responsibility.
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My whole life I have always taken care of some one, first my parents everytime they get sick, my nieces and nephews after their were born and now my dauther.. I love and makes me happy to help someone.
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Yes I have and it was a wonderful experience, Helping someone grow and learn has always been a passion of mine.
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I started at 16 as a CNA at a nursing home and throughout my career as an Alzheimer's Coordinator, I have cared for people I have no relation, or knowledge of before. I truly enjoy working with others. My experience focuses mainly on the older generations, but I have enjoyed gathering experience with middle and high school aged students. I found it very easy to make a personal connection to the students.
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Recently in Wal-Mart I noticed that the sign that said, "Twenty items or less". It should be "Twenty items or fewer". We are counting in this situation so it should be "fewer" not "less".
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Helping other people is my passion. I fell happy and contented to help them. Its a great help to me especially im dealing with various pupil.
Question 12 of 35
What was your most rewarding experience during student teaching?
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I have not completed student teaching.
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I have been a teacher for many years. There are so many rewarding experiences, sometimes its a simple hug even a look. Maybe its a picture they drew for you at home or a story the mom told you about what they said at dinner the night before. When they come back and visit then you know you did something right!
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I don't have any experience of teaching in any institute before. I tought some students at home during my student life and was appreciated for my way of conveying the knowledge.
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Teach children to love science or at least to like science.. Through fun activities where they were always involved.. Which it make them feel intersted and learning something.
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Sometimes its a simple hug even a look. Maybe its a picture they drew for you at home or a story the mom told you about what they said at dinner the night before. When they come back and visit then you know you did something right!
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Sometimes its a simple hug even a look. Maybe its a picture they drew for you at home or a story the mom told you about what they said at dinner the night before. When they come back and visit then you know you did something right!
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The most rewarding experience during my student teaching was when I saw that my students were successful in something that I taught them.
Question 13 of 35
Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?
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I see myself living in the area andworking on my fifth year at (insert school name here). I also see myself completing my (insert next degree beyond what you have here) Master of Science degree in Elementary Education. I plan on volunteering for (insert charity here) the Ronald McDonald House by (insert way to volunteer here) collecting pop tabs .
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I would like to achieve a master's degree, and I would possibly like to be able to train other teachers through a college or by student teaching.
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Working for and working towards my master degree.
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I want to be a curriculum co-ordinator in a elementary school.
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I want to finish masters degree in maths and education.
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Working on national certification, finished with my m. Ed..
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I would like to be working on my masters and possibly already have my license extended down to 4-12 English with another subject added in for middle school. I also want to have my evaluations to be all green.
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I would like to be teaching in my career five years from now.
Question 14 of 35
What is your greatest strength?
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I have a passion for teaching in the classroom, that comes out in my presenting the lessons.
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I am dedicated and I never stop looking for ways to help my students achieve their best.
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Fast learner, always follow the protocals, really detail organized, able to work under pressure.
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My greatest strength is my passion and energy for teaching music to students. My passion enables me to come across to students in a positive way. My passion and energy motivates me to be organized and always searching for new ways to teach as well as standing by the methods that have worked for several years.
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My Greatest strengh is my good relational ability.
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My greatest strength is creating a positive learning environment.
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My passion for education and my energetic way to share my ideas. I enjoy working with students to know their needs and help them to understand the concepts.
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My greatest strength is able to connect with my students. I have taught at many different levels and have always had great rapport with students from every school.
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My greatest strength is that I never give up.
Question 15 of 35
Describe the best lesson you have delivered. Why was it successful?
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Different types of root system. It was successful because I teach this topic with real practical.
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Self-control. I believe it was successful because the students were completely engaged in the activity--their was a high-level of participation and the students demonstrated they learned about the subject that we discussed.
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I taught middle school students how to write persuasively, using terms they could understand: logical (logos), emotional (pathos), and ethical (ethos). The lesson included guided notes and examples, students interactin in pairs persuading each other using prompts and the appropriate appeal, and concluded with a Ticket Out, requiring the student to write a brief appeal in response to the given prompt. It was successful because it was accessible based on their foreknowledge serving as a base for the mini-lesson. Most important was the modeling done by myself, followed by the interaction between students.
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I think that the best lesson that I have delivered is yet to come, but I look forward to it having to do with the importance of storytelling and our role as actors in the continuing of teach the lessons of humanity for our own growth as a society.
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My best lesson. I personalised the lesson rather than óne fit for all´. I put the students into groups according to their learning style. Having one lesson objective groups of different learning styles carried out different activities in which all could engage 100%. This the best lesson because all the groups reported their findings during plenary. All of them discussed their findings and made a concrete conclusion.
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My best lesson. I personalised the lesson rather than óne fit for all´. I put the students into groups according to their learning style. Having one lesson objective groups of different learning styles carried out different activities in which all could engage 100%. This the best lesson because all the groups reported their findings during plenary. All of them discussed their findings and made a concrete conclusion.
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The best lesson that I have delivered was a lesson on open-ended and close-ended questions. We worked on a Q.F.T. For our unit on volcanoes. It was successful because students were engaged and my classroom management was really good.
Question 16 of 35
What is the toughest problem you've had to face? How did you overcome it?
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One time my boss ask me to finish three projects before weeked so I have to work on that weekend so what I did on friday I tried to finish most of the work.
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I personally have lost my dad, and recently my wife lost her baby. Our church family has been an encouragement to us. Our belief that God is in control is also an encouragement.
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I had a student once who had behavor problems. This student was an excellent student academic wise. Certain situations would set this student off and my first time handeling the situation I wasn't prepared. I was able to overcome this situation by learning about the student, what set the student off, and how to handle the student when he had an outburst. I feel I am now able to handle situations like this that come my way. I know how to stay calm and calm down the student as well.
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Baby crying non stop and I care its until everything settle down.
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The toughest problem was the day one of my students told me that when he would be an he would be like a killer... I overcome talking to him trying to make him understand how value is life and how can he would be an asset to the comunity, and also I send him to the psycologist of the school.
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Time management, now I prepare my session plans keeping my students abilities in mind.
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The toughest problem I have had in my life is struggling with unemployment. I developed a plan to work towards another degree, I researched what was expected of me and what I needed to do. I made a plan, both financially and personally to go back to school for a second degree. Once I have a problem, I set a goal and develop a plan.
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I have had the toughest time with one of my students. I overcame it by allowing him to play the jeopardy theme song for me, so that he can transition to the next period with the entire class.
Question 17 of 35
If students were having difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
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Look at their learning styles and adapting curriculum. Look at their level and know where you want to take them.
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I teach that student using different skill that he learnt easily.
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I would offer an help class for thirty free minutes twice a week.
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I start by having them explain to me what their understanding of the concept is. I then take a different approach to teaching the lesson.
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I would identify the lack of understanding and determine whether or not we simiply need to review or take a fresh approach to the concept to be learned. Sometimes you just have to go back to basics.
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I will try my best to make them understand and show them the right way to solve it.
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I would identify their understanding or lack of understanding then try and take a different approach to the lesson. I would determine how many children have the issue then decide to either do another whole class lesson or just reteach it to the few.
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I will change my teaching style.
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I will teach that person parsonlly in simplway.
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To help the students to accept that there is more than one answer, enhancing learning by planing lectures to increase their understanding. Another wood tool is to use assessments to lead to the type of student learning. Encourage students to read with more meaning and getting the advance student to become lifelong leader in the subject.Finally to help students to become self direct learners.
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First, we need to prepared some key words, explain things step by steps, provide demos for specific details that will help and support the topic. Ask questions to the students to see if they are learning the concepts. Review as a summary at the end of the class.
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I would ask what did he understand about that particular concept ... And then see where's he or she lacking.. And modulate and help him understand the concept from his ideology!! Sometime giving an example makes things more clear such as if I was explaining brownian motion..I would say imagine many people in a room ... All sudenly started to run in random fashin acroos the room, what would happen, each will strike each other at some point.
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I would go over it again.. And ask students whats.
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I would identify the lack of understanding and determine whether or not we simiply need to review or take a fresh approach to the concept to be learned. Sometimes you just have to go back to basics and use different teaching strategy.
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It a student was having difficulty with a skill or concept I would reflect on my teaching style and make modifications based on what the student is having trouble with.
Question 18 of 35
What techniques would you use to be sure that students understand?
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Real life experience and through practical work.
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Review, quizzes and ask question.
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I would have them refer the information back to me in their own words and way.
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In my classes I ask lots of questions. After every set of directions I always ask if students are understood. I never belittle students for asking questions. I also walk around the room looking at student's work as they complete projects. I can tell immediately if they have understood instructions by looking at their work.
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I will ask the questions from the lecture which I have just delivered.
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By mosweling my lesson plans.
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I would like to use differentiated instructions, and different strategies like activity based learning, inquiry based learning etc. L
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I would explain a concept at least 3 different ways with multiple examples.
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I would use the think-pair-share technique, I would use the turn and talk technique, I would allow students to work with a partner on activities.
Question 19 of 35
What would your references say about you, if they were here right now?
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They would say that I am a hard worker.
Question 20 of 35
How will you instruct students with varying abilities?
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All have varying needs and the cirriculum would have to be adapted to suit the need of each person within the parimiters of the institution.
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Having worked in many schools and classes with a range of ability I have been able to plan for differentiation. An example of this is in my final placement I have a mixed year 1 2 class with a range of abilities. When planning I would be planning using the eyfs year 1 and 2 curriculum ensuring every child was being pushed, in the lessons I would start with an input where all children can get involved then split off into differentiated groups.
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Consulting a student's IEP, if there is one, is a good place to begin. Other than that, learning what type of learners they are (visual, audio, etc.) can aide me in knowing how to make adjustments to their advantage. I had a student who was limited in his writing ability, so I allowed him to create a comic strip as an alternative to a written story. It worked.
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By working with two separate groups.
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Understand them and they will respect us as a teacher.
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I will make the groups with different abilities and plan my lesson(content and teaching strategy) so that it suits to students with varying abilities.
Question 21 of 35
Describe your typical lesson.
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I review, lecture, and allow students to work on homework.
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My lessons are developed with the state standards and school curriculum as their base. If the lesson is a continuation of a unit, a review of past knowledge will occur, followed by today's essential question. I usually have some sort of mult-media presentation to introduce the concept to be studied. Sometimes I use a cartoon if it makes an appropriate contribution. Instructional time is generally brief and may include interactive notes and/or reading. Modeling by me (the teacher) will occur depending upon the lesson content. Practice and/or formative assessments will also be part of the plan.
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My typical lesson is about food and nutrition. Students like to know more about different kinds of food and their nutrition value. Calories and benifits for body.
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Student centered, hands on, visual supports, creative, and fun.
Question 22 of 35
What experience have you had with students from culturally diverse backgrounds?
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I teach with small culture programs had done in the school.
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I have taught students from India, China, Japan, and America.
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Whilst workin in your school I have gained a lot of experience in terms of working in a cultural diverse school, it's has enabled me to gain an insight into how children can learn so much from each other and in th process about the other cultures. I have found at Clarendon their is a great family feel as everyone knows and feels equal.
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Having grown up in culturally diverse environments myself, I have been lucky enough to have been exposed to a myriad of people. In New York, Alabama, and Florida I have worked with people from all different backgrounds, creeds, religions, orientations, and cultures.
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When I was teaching a topic about how different people from different cultural backgrounds react to different foods.The students were interested because they were able to relate it to their backgrounds and they contributed.
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I have worked at many schools that consisted of culturally diverse backgrounds. Owen Elementary and Alderman Road Elementary have both exposed me to students with diverse backgrounds. I as well research different cultures of students in the classroom. I believe that cultures should receive great respect.
Question 23 of 35
How do you use technology to improve your lessons?
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In family and consumer science students can use computer for doing research look for different resipies different countries food . I can also use technology to research for different topics for example child care, food groups ext.
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I make use of power point projector to project my notes and related pictures during the lesson to increase the interest of students.
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I have been extremely lucky to work in a school with a mobile laptop cart, smartboards, projectors and ALEKS math program. While teaching the respiratory system, I
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To enhance instruction. Technology can increase enthusiasm, provide visual supports, communication support, and assisted devices.
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I use technology every day in my lessons. Using smart boards to enhance my lectures. Tweet summaries about the lessons, questions. I would create a facebook page for the class. Also incorporate a blackboard or moodle. Have students turn in their work on Turnitin. Com.
Question 24 of 35
How can you encourage a student who lacks confidence and inspire him or her to learn?
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Encouragement is always my top priority. I gently prompt them with critical thinking questions that lead them to the answers. Encourage them with they have the write answers and recognize work done well.
Question 25 of 35
What makes you the happiest as a teacher?
Question 26 of 35
How do you accommodate for non-English speakers or low-level English speakers?
Question 27 of 35
What is your classroom management plan and what do you hope to accomplish with it?
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My classroom management plan is simple. I want to create a safe environment that keeps disruptions out so students can have the optimal learning experience. I do this not only with enforcing rules but setting a positive tone for the room and presenting engaging curriculum.
Question 28 of 35
If you were asked to create a behavior modification plan for ongoing misbehavior, what would it be?
Question 29 of 35
Discuss a time in which you had to confront a parent about a child.
Question 30 of 35
Discuss one memorable parent meeting you have had in the past.
Question 31 of 35
What changes do you make to your lesson plans each year?
Question 32 of 35
What techniques do you use to keep students actively involved during a lesson?
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I use visual aids, recitation, and questions and answers.
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My lesson, s are always fun I do this be making sure at least 50% of the class are overtly active at one time. Having short activities which are of interest to the children and allowing for brain breaks throughout. I also call upon random children throughout every lesson so no one can hide every child needs contribute.
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My lessons use as much diversity as possible. When applicable I try to use visual aids, any hands-on activity available, create different center activities if appropriate, or just simply ask questions to keep everyone engaged.
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I ask them questions related to what am teaching them and I try to make them repeat some key points that I have mentioned during the lesson.
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I walk around the classroom, involve students in the lesson, and entertain the students with the way I speak.
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Random questioning from the lecture in last 5 min of class and in class short activities from the related topic.
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Prepering good lesson plans.
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My lessons use as much diversity as possible. When applicable I try to use visual aids, any hands-on activity available, create different center activities if appropriate, or just simply ask questions to keep everyone engaged.
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My lessons use as much diversity as possible. When applicable I try to use visual aids, any hands-on activity available, create different center activities if appropriate, or just simply ask questions to keep everyone engaged.
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My lessons use as much diversity as possible. When applicable I try to use visual aids, any hands-on activity available, create different center activities if appropriate, or just simply ask questions to keep everyone engaged and I will use kid friendly ice-breakers.
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Technology is used in many of my lessons. I use hands on materials and as well students need to collaborate with one another. Keeping lessons student centered helps keep the students actively involved.
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I always start with an engaging hook and then move them through several activities including lecture, group discussion, computer time, and group work.
Question 33 of 35
How would you improve public education, if you had the power to do so?
Question 34 of 35
What are your weaknesses?
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I need to hone my classroom management skills. I think with some assistance on the part of the administration and some books to read, then I will be able to reach my goals.
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My weaknesses are the amount of time I have been removed from the classroom and the fact that I have only had a small amouth of teaching experience.
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I think I must learn Spanish because most of the schools where I go to the students think I can speak spanish and when I say I don't I don't feel good.
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I wouldnt say I have weaknesses. I have areas that I need to work on. Two areas I need to improve are behavior management and planning.
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I often have over plan many creative activities planned for the class. However, i've learned that there isn't always time for all planned activities. Therefore, i've learned to prioritize which activities are most important. Additionally, which would benefit academic growth.
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My biggest weakness is also my biggest strength, I believe that every student is honestly trying to do their best. I will work with a student to help that best be better. Because of this, I can be manipulated... For a while.
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I want to improve my writing skills.
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I have to improve my language skills (especially my writing skills).
Question 35 of 35
What are your thoughts on common core?

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