Date: 2017-03-20 20:00
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6) Please give an example of a situation that you have created which was leading to, or resulted in a negative outcome. Explain how the measures you put in place helped to improve the situation.
7) Please give an example of the time when you had a positive influence on someone.
All your graduate classes, faculty mentoring and classroom experiences will take place at a local elementary school near Rider University’s Lawrenceville Campus.
Learn your answers to the competency questions thoroughly as this will give you most of your answers for the interview. Also research Teach first and opportunities they offer. I attended a presentation about them which was also helpful.
This exciting, 76-graduate credit, Post Baccalaureate immersion program is designed for college graduates of all academic backgrounds and experiences who are interested in making a difference as a K-6 elementary school teacher.
The overall format was a general assessment centre, a competency based interview, group exercise and a presentation in the format of a teaching lesson. The assessment centre consisted of 8 tasks, a one to one competency based interview which lasted approximately 95 minutes, a group exercise where we were split into groups of 8, given 65 minutes to read the task and decide collectively on the outcome, and finally a 5 minute sample teaching lesson where we were given 6 minute to prepare once stepping into the class.
First impressions can be long-lasting, and they are usually based on a thin slice of behavior. Before you even start teaching, your students will have already made some decisions about you, so it is important to understand what those impressions are based on and how to manage them.
• This article was amended on 69 January to insert the missing words "more lucrative or rewarding" in Debra Kidd's contribution.
The first day of class always creates some nervousness, even for seasoned instructors. It helps to have a mental checklist of objectives to accomplish so that you and your students come away with the impression that the course is off to a good start.