I am happy to find the teacher like this.
The problems I started seeing myself immersing into did have an impact on me. I started seeing that I would be dragged into becoming the teacher I didn’t want to be. Which means; using a lot of chalk and talk, being 100 percent dependent on the textbook, and trying to fill the students’ heads with as much information as possible. Therefore, I had to come up with a plan of action and start putting it in use before frustration gets me down.
Therefore, I got myself busy writing some objectives that I thought I wanted to achieve during my first school year. These included preparing the best lesson plans possible, making learning “FUNtastic” and introducing the notion of “edutainment” to my school, keeping a diary to reflect on my teaching and my students’ learning, a research on motivation as well as collecting a teacher portfolio. Also, I thought…
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