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My Experience At Boca Raton Elementary School

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Walking up to Boca Raton Elementary School all I could think of was, wow I’m about to enter this school and start my field experience. It’s all I ever wanted to do and it was finally coming true. I was so nervous, yet so excited. I didn’t know what to expect, were the kids going to like me, would I be any help in the classroom? Mrs. Vickers made me feel so welcome and from the start started telling me everything that was planned for the day. She taught first grade and has only been teaching for five years. While teaching, she was obtaining her masters degree at FAU.
From the moment I stepped foot in the classroom, I started learning different information about the school. I learned that Boca Raton Elementary School was a Title 1 school, which means the school gets financial assistance to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. The school doesn’t have a lot of classrooms, due to a charter school opening up near by and parents sending their children over there.
The first day of class was very interesting, everyone was wearing orange for bully prevention. I think it’s very important for schools to teach students about bullying, and why everyone should be treated the way they want to be treated. As I was walking in class, one of Mrs. Vickers students was pulled to the side for bullying someone in the cafeteria. She asked her why she did that and she couldn’t give her an answer. Mrs. Vickers told the young girl that she was going to call her
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