ERIC Number: EJ636862
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Helping Laura To Help Me.
Talking Points, v10 n2 p5-8 Apr-May 1999
Describes the author's experience with Laura, the younger sister of one of her fifth-grade students from the previous year. Notes her preconceived notions concerning Laura's academic potential. Realizes that she was setting expectations for her students without providing the information her students needed to achieve them. Concludes that Laura had slowed her down and helped her reflect on her practice. (SG)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Reflective Teaching, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Writing Instruction
Published twice a year by the Whole Language Umbrella of the National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, Illinois 61801-1096.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A