Working in the school district and taken education classes, has really pushed my love for learning. I want to take my enthusiasm about History and give that to students. I want students to come to class and be excited to learn about our past, so we can make a difference in the future. A lot of students, don't like history because they just see it as something that has happened and won't effect what they are doing today or tomorrow. I want to bring history to life and let them see how what happened in the past is the whole reason they can sit and learn today. I love to learn about history and read different things that have happened and how a small event caused a global change. I will bring that love for history to my classroom every day. I want every student to walk out of class and take something away every day. It could be one of the most unique facts that we talked about but if they can remember that then they are learning history. I have taken a lot of different classes and seen how a lot of teachers had their styles. I can take all that knowledge that I have learned and bring something great for students every day of the year.
Working on a farm most of my life has really taught me life lessons. Things don't always go as planned and sometimes you just have to adapt and go with it. I think teaching can be like that sometimes, you might plan something out and think this is perfect but it won't work that way. It has also taught me to ask for help when I need it. I won't be scared to ask someone for advice and see how others have handled a situation so that I can learn and help students. Having different jobs in my life, has also helped me adapt to different situations. Everyday might mean something different in the classroom. You could have students that are struggling that day or others that nothing could go wrong. I know that I will be capable of seeing those issues and helping when I can and not making a situation worse.
I have worked in the USD 467 district since 2014. I have coached at least a sport since 2013. I have been excepted in the Transition to teaching program at FHSU. Being accepted into this program allows me to teach in the fall once a position is accepted. Coaching for the last 7 years has been a huge joy for me. It has taught me a lot about myself and also how I should work with students. It was taught me patience, so that I can take my time and make sure that students know what they need to do. It has taught me that every student isn't the same and I need to be able to adapt to different situations for all students.
I teach library skills to 4th through 6th grade. I will come up with short lessons or activities that help teach them different skills that they can use and also different sections of the library. I teach them about the non-fiction section, it is called the Dewey System. I also help students find different books that might spark their interest and also if they need help finding books on different subjects they might be learning in class. I also help teachers with material that they need for lessons.
For grades Pre-K through 3rd, I do a lot of reading to them. I try to find stories that are entertaining and can also give a lesson. With 3rd grade, I do have them do library activities that help learn more about the library and jump start their skill learning.
Weilert Farm(2004-Present)-I do mostly farm labor. This is a 4 generation farm and I take a lot of pride in the work. I drive tractor, combine, truck and other equipment that I have to. I also help with cattle, building fence, moving cattle, tagging calves or other odd jobs. Farming is a big deal to me and I love being able to help my parents and learn more and more about farming. The older I am getting the more responsibility, I am getting on the farm. I am helping making more decisions and helping with more of the expense.
Red Oval Farm(2009-2015)-I helped seasonally for 6 years, driving truck, grain cart and combine.
Hackleberry Creek Ranch(Spring 2015-Fall 2015)-I did farm labor. Worked fields, drove truck, fed the cattle. I also was responsible for checking cattle, fixing fence, hauling water and other odds and ends. I also had to repair equipment and follow directions to complete tasks.
This job was a typical paraprofessional position. I would help students with homework or classwork. I was responsible for students 7th-12th. This job taught me a lot of patience and understanding of student learning. I was responsible for making sure students knew the work they had to do and helped them when I was needed to for them complete their work. I would help with notes, reading homework questions and read through test for certain students.
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