MTH was a very helpful course which enabled us to learn mathematical procedures and effectively utilize them in the classroom. At other times you may be required to reflect upon your own learning in order to identify then evaluate, which approaches have been helpful or unhelpful.
Evaluate the evidence; i does the author rely on generalisations? Although elementary school and high school there seemed to be something that I was missing in order to put it all the pieces together. You as the teacher have to fully understand the material prior to teaching it. For example, you may be required to offer a personal reflection during examinations.
The students then turned in their journals and I wrote a short response to each individual response. After giving a unit assessment, I gave my first math writing prompt: It helps you therefore to recognise and clarify the important connections between what you already know and what you are learning.
Reflective thinking demands that you recognise that you bring valuable knowledge to every experience. Unfortunately for my mom, she did not provide me the type of motivation I needed to try and conquer math.
He motivated me to achieve and I looked forward to his class everyday. I think that after 12 years of being taught by my mom, I needed a change in order to excel. I know he meant to give me a hard time, but in reality I needed to be prepared to answer any questions pertaining to the material so that it gives my students no room for questioning.
You may also be asked to consider your own role in the learning process. Many blog posts are written in this style. These tricks helped me a lot in this course as well. Having consistent definitions is also important. Some students even communicated that the journals were a way to set specific math goals.
Overall, I feel that students will become better at understanding math vocabulary and reflect on their learning through the math journals. Allowing this type of flexibility gave students an opportunity to communicate their response to the writing prompts differently.
Now I am one step closer to reality as a teacher and given the information from this class it will help me as a person and as an educator to be more open minded with ways of teaching.Jan 13, · Personal Reflection Paper January 13, Math has always been a subject that I have struggled with.
Although elementary school and high school there seemed to be something that I was missing in order to put it all the pieces together. I was dealing with a lack of motivation, being taught by my mother, and early on a bit of. Cindy Wright March 14, University of Phoenix Math Reflection Paper The course, mathematics for Educators II, is the second of a two part of a course intended for elementary education students.
It is a five week course and we studied the basic ideas of mathematics that could be taught in the classroom.
Math overall is a very complex subject to teach, being prepared is to know how to do the problems before presenting them to your students.
A Reflection of Math Through a student’s prospective I personally I struggled with Math, I myself was a child that suffered from a learning disorder call Dyslexia.
Reflective Writing A great deal of your time at university will be spent thinking; thinking about what people have said, what you have read, what you yourself are thinking and how your thinking has changed.
Reflections in Math Reflection in the x-axis. A reflection in the x-axis can be seen in the picture below in which A is reflected to its image A'. The general rule for a reflection in the x-axis: (A,B) (A, −B) Reflection in the y-axis.
Similar to journal writing, this strategy is a great way to get students writing in math and a great way to assess their knowledge of a concept. On a weekly basis, I like to give my students a math concept and have them write for 3 minutes about everything they know about the concept.Download