My Experience With A Learning Experience

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To begin, this was such a learning experience and I couldn’t be more grateful for all the opportunities I got to encounter over the past several weeks. I got the chance to be a part of a learning support program that was a push-in and pull-out service. I got to work with children in grades 3 through 5 and I got to build professional relationships with teachers in grades 3 through 5. This experience taught me so much: from having to lesson plan weekly for every lesson, to reflecting on everything that I do (and how what I do affects my students), learning how to be confidant in what I am doing and what I am teaching and so much more. Walking into this experience I was not sure of what I would be doing or how to even complete the tasks being placed onto my plate, but now I can walk around the school daily and complete my tasks with no reassurance from my cooperating teacher. I learned how important it is to have communication with the regular educations teacher when you are a special education teacher. Lesson planning would be impossible without the help or guidance from the regular education teachers. I felt like a lost puppy the first week while I was observing my cooperating teacher because he would walk into the class (either push-in or pull-out) and just begin instructing what the regular education teacher was instructing that day. Although some days the regular education teacher did not follow the lesson plans, my cooperating teacher followed the change of direction

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