Class Environment and Management Reflection

This post is a reflection on my strategies for classroom environment and management (Domain 1) for the American School Foundation of Monterrey Track 1 project. Managing the classroom environment to create a respectful, positive and welcoming place to learn is one of my priorities as a teacher. While some elements of this (e.g. relating positively to students) have come naturally, others (e.g. keeping a Gr 9 class on task for 60 minutes) have been a struggle. […]

Teaching Philosophy

Written December, 2012 Teaching is so complex and wonderful that I find it difficult to sum up my philosophy of teaching in one essay, one sentence, one anecdote. Why do I teach? I teach because I care about students and…