This essay focuses on verbal and non-verbal cues. what they’re communicating to your students (e.g., folding your arms creates a barrier between you and your students; making eye-contact helps to establish trust)
In 250-500 words, summarize and reflect on your observation and collaboration in your mentor teacher’s classroom. Discuss the classroom environment and why it is conducive to group and cooperative learning, expectations, and student engagement. Explain how you will use your findings in your future professional practice.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Regardless of your course style, there are strategies you can use to create a supportive, positive environment to reduce student anxiety and stress.