Posts Tagged ‘PGCE blog’

Student teacher: Learning to teach is harder than doing three PhDs

By Lisa | 17 Jun, 2013 | 0 Comments
Teaching physics... nothing to fear?

Our student teacher slogging her way towards the end of the year. It’s all been worth while, though. Especially now she has her very own nickname.

Student teacher: Watching time fly and remaining bouncy

By Lisa | 25 Mar, 2013 | 0 Comments
Teaching physics... nothing to fear?

Our student blogger is over half way through the year. She has started a new school placement and has even found time to interview for jobs… now she has a few pearls of wisdom which are well worth taking note of.

Student teacher: Learning to juggle and using a box of tricks

By Lisa | 15 Jan, 2013 | 0 Comments
Teaching physics... nothing to fear?

A third of the way through her PGCE and our blogger is still as enthusiastic as ever, despite facing the challenges of having to teach subjects that she doesn’t feel comfortable with. “Even though I see the importance of science as a whole, I struggle enormously with teaching chemistry at KS4.”

Student teacher blog: These past two weeks I have learned so much

By Lisa | 25 Oct, 2012 | 1 Comment
Student teacher blog: These past two weeks I have learned so much

Only a few weeks into her course and our PGCE student is already in the thick of it. “After this initial paper work we were set straight to work: subject knowledge audits, tests and preparing for demonstrations, lectures on professional behaviour…” It is not even 7 in the morning and yet I am here, typing […]

Student teacher blog: Seeing nothing but fears for next year?

By Lisa | 21 Aug, 2012 | 0 Comments
Student teacher blog: Seeing nothing but fears for next year?

This year we are joined by a new student teacher who is undertaking a PGCE in Physics with Mathematics from September 2012. Despite being eminently qualified in Physics and Astronomy, she is experiencing all the trepidation and excitement of student teachers everywhere. Follow her journey this year as she shares her fears, expectations, achievements and disappointments.

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