Purpose | Philosophy | Evidence of Teaching & Learning | Summary

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this portfolio is twofold. First, I wanted to establish and closely examine my teaching goals. Second, this portfolio serves as an introduction to how I teach for potential employers, documenting significant teaching experiences, accomplishments, and growth as a teacher.

As I have gained teaching experience, this portfolio has given me the opportunity to reflect on various methods and decisions. I have included examples of some of these different approaches within the portfolio and discuss their successes or shortcomings and how I plan to address these in the future. In regards to this portfolio as an introduction to how I teach, I have provided an outline of my goals, professional development, teaching methods I have employed, and feedback from colleagues and students. With this information, you will have an understanding of the teacher I am and the teacher I am continuously striving to be.

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