I guess as the class is soon to end I have to reflect on what I have enjoyed most.
I think the most memorable things are Dr. Frye’s enthusiasm and never ending book supply. I only wish for all elementary teachers be exposed to these wonderful lessons and ideas.
What have I learned? I have always loved poetry and enjoy reading and teaching it; but now I think I am much more prepared to excite students about poetry and the many different forms of poetry. I don’t think I will just teach poetry any more and I will certainly integrate across curriculum. The multigenre project and books have enlightened me in that I can mix and match and have a most wonderful creation of writing. I think memoirs are probably my least favorite and I am not really sure why. I suppose you can’t like everything.
I have certainly enjoyed my fellow classmates/teachers. I have gained ideas, activities, and methods for teaching from each individual. You have all made my experiences of going back to class exciting and I really cannot wait to share all the things I have learned from each of you,
You did not make me feel technologically stupid even though I really am. I would really like to be as young as most of you are and be able to teach in years to come. I think you will all experience so many wonderful, new, innovative ideas. Future children will be very intelligent thanks to teachers like you.
I also want to acknowledge the sincere beliefs Drew exhibits in his faith. He demonstrated it in every task he undertook.
All of you are special and I hope to share classes with you again.
Thanks to all of you!!