What have I learned about myself as a teacher?
In short, I’ve learned that I’m a thoughtful, caring person who brings tremendous energy and knowledge to my students nearly every day in hopes that in some way I will leave them better off at the end of a class than they were at the beginning. I do not know if all students benefit from my being their teacher.
How do I reflect on my teaching?
10 Ways to reflect on your teachingUse exit slips. Include reflection in your lesson plan. Use a teacher reflection survey. An extra pair of teacher’s eyes. Use a reflective journal. Videotape your teaching. One-minute reflections. Reflection practice checklist.
What do you write in a teaching statement?
General GuidelinesMake your Teaching Statement brief and well written. Use narrative, first-person approach. Be sincere and unique. Make it specific rather than abstract. Be discipline specific. Avoid jargon and technical terms, as they can be off-putting to some readers. Be humble. Revise.