A journal of a student teacher : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor Turner, Bonnie J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Hughes, Jeremy K. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T19:01:00Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T19:01:00Z
dc.date.created 2005 en_US
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.other A-301 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/190953
dc.description.abstract After reading a book entitled Educating Esme about the trials and tribulations of a first year teacher, I realized the effectiveness that a similar piece done by a student teacher and for student teachers could have. The book itself is quite popular among education majors. Professors in education are quite adamant in the message that student teaching and the first year of teaching are the two most stressful periods in one's teaching career. If Educating Esme is for the first year educator, then my thesis is for the student teacher. It is my hope that future student teachers could use this thesis to find inspiration for both classroom ideas and as a way to remember that is possible to survive the overwhelming experience of student teaching. The primary component of the creative project is a collection of journal entries I wrote each day after student teaching at Storer Elementary School to summarize my daily activities, what I experienced, and how I felt at the conclusion of the day (which I hope parallels the experiences others will have). The entries highlight my progression as a student teacher over the course of a semester, show examples of my growth and maturity as a college student entering into student teaching, and coping with events inside the classroom (such as preparing daily lessons, the execution of my ten day teaching unit, and the process of completing my student teaching portfolio).
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 1 v. ; 30 cm. + 1 journal. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Education, Elementary. en_US
dc.title A journal of a student teacher : an honors thesis (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1314117 en_US


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  • Undergraduate Honors Theses [5463]
    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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