Today was my very first day observing and helping out in a year seven classroom, leading into my one month field studies block.
I LOVED it.
The class is really small - only 20 students! (In Australia, this is amazing). I think I counted about 7 girls and the rest are boys. The behavior is really great, nothing more than the usual chattiness. Which means i’ll really be able to knuckle down on the content side of things. I’m super excited.
I will continue my Thursday visits up until the Easter break, and then for two weeks following that until I begin practicum. I also have a really great mentor teacher. He has a really different teaching style to me, he’s the ‘funny’ male teacher everyone had growing up. But I think that’s really great as it will give me a chance to find my style more.