Teaching on placement is no mean feat. It takes a lot of mental strength, good time management, a huge grá for teaching and will to persevere through even the toughest of times. With that in mind, I have created this guide – Teaching and Succeeding! to make this experience less daunting and give you as many opportunities as possible to succeed in this area.
This guide goes through your teaching practice journey from start to finish in a comprehensive fashion. From approaching your school, to planning lessons, meeting your class teacher, building relationship, staying mentally strong, dealing with inspectors and everything in between, this guide will have you set for a successful stint in school.
This 32 page guide includes all of the following:
· Approaching Schools
· Lesson Planning
· Thematic Planning & Integration
· Getting to Know the Children/Building Relationships
· Special Educational Needs
· Mental Preparation for Placement
· Self-Care & Work-Life Balance
· The Role of the Class Teacher
· Multi-Grade Teaching
· Teaching in Infants
· Teaching PE on TP
· Classroom Management
· Reward Systems
· College Requirements
· Inspections & Inspectors
· Things to consider as you finish your placement
· Covid-19 Recommendations
· Instagram Accounts you show follow
This guide is very comprehensive and will stand you in good stead as you head into this great experience! If you have any questions, please message me on Instagram – @mister_muinteoir_ – and I will be happy to help you. Best of luck!