My students come from many different countries across the globe. They speak multiple languages and have some incredible life stories that I love to listen to as I learn about each of them. Their experiences are both incredible and harrowing, and yet we all come together in the same classroom to find comfort, education, a positive environment, and unique learning experience.
What makes these students so special, is that they all have something to teach each other, and they always have something to teach me.
Each year, I learn a great deal about my students and about the experiences they've had and the places they've been. In a world where new technology and traditional education is always at our fingertips, it's meaningful for me as a teacher to expose my students to special opportunities, unique trips, and a comfortable setting where learning is evident and expected, and all students will remain engaged so that we can try new things and always remain successful. I hope to engage disengaged students by giving them reasons to come to school and get excited about learning!
This project is one of our culminating projects to complete our new Student Center! We are in need of some more flexible seating, and organizing shelves with bins. In order to excite our students, we need some more art supplies that support their hobbies and talents. Many of our students are so artistic and talented, but get very little time during the day to display these skills. It would also help students to have more young adult books by diverse authors with diverse characters, and multiple basic supplies for the room including poster board, photo paper, and a mini projector. Snacks are helpful for everyone and an added bonus to any student staying after school in the Student Center.
All of the materials within the Student Center will be used to excite students about school and support them in an after school program.
It will also engage them in their learning, encourage and help them to complete their school work, and hopefully increase their success and love for learning, turning some of our disengaged students into engaged and hard working students!
The majority of our students are chronically absent. Part of the reason for that is that they don't have positive relationships with peers or teachers in the building. The goal with this Student Center is to create a safe and comfortable place where students can build upon those relationships and want to come back to school. We also want students to be themselves, engage in their own personal interests, and still stay on-track in their classes.
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