A teacher is responsible for creating a learning environment that activates internal motivation for all students. This task often comes with an identification of learning preferences, interactive activities, or various engagement techniques. Taking the time to understand your students and how they learn is the first step in advocating for a positive learning experience.
Allocate at least 2 hours in the field for this field experience.
For this assignment, you will need to identify a time with your mentor teacher to observe the class, interview your mentor teacher, and collaborate with your mentor teacher on the need for motivation and engagement in the classroom environment. During the observation, make note of student engagement strategies used by your mentor teacher.
Use any remaining field experience hours to assist the teacher in providing instruction and support to the class.
In 500-750 words, summarize the observation and collaborative discussion to address the following:
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.