Lab D Relevant Forms:
My Lesson: Lab D Video
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Reflecting on Lab D:
Now that the final Lab for 255 is over I have begun to see my transition from nervous, beginner teaching candidate to more confident, self-assured, teaching candidate. These 4 labs have really made me realize the amount of work that needs to be done to have a successful lesson. I think that I feared the most going into Lab D was that I wasn't going to be able to demonstrate the Front Fall that effectively, but I surprised myself and I think I did a good job with my demonstration. I think this lab went fairly well, especially compared to Lab C. This time I really made sure the lesson had less talking and more activity in it. You can compared my time coding from Labs B and Lab C. I really wanted to make sure I got as much activity in as possible because I didn't want to create a boring lesson. I also think I did better in this lab than previous ones because I was hitting on the points for the C-9 Form. I made sure I didn't forget silly things like my signal for attention or my visual aids. The thing I regret is not touching on my wellness factor enough. I had "Sweeteners" and I didn't know too much about the topic, and I didn't want to say something that was wrong so I tried to focus more on the Front Fall. Doing these labs this semester has really helped me be more confident in what I'm teaching, even if I hadn't been exposed to the topic before this semester. I'm beginning to understand the importance of intratask variation and congruent feedback, and I hope that what I learned in 255 will help me succeed in 355 and 356, and then onward to the future.
My Development as a Physical Educator Through 255