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Jacob Berger

Major: Kinesiology and Health


Minor/option/emphasis: KIN-Physical Education Teacher Education

Company/Organization: PCM/Ballard School Districts
Company/Organization website: http://www.pcmonroe.k12.ia.us/pcm-high-school/http://www.ballard.k12.ia.us/
Destination: Monroe/Cambridge, IA
Timeframe: Spring

Advisor/Coordinator Email: lipsey@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Teaching physical education to 9th through 12th grade students at PCM high school. Teaching physical education to 3rd through 5th grade students at Ballard East Elementary.

I accomplished...
Increasing my ability to manage a classroom and build rapport with students.

I learned...
Each student is an individual and requires differentiated instruction. Whether you know it or not, you are adapting instruction for each student.

Advice for others...
Be coachable and open to constructive criticism. You do not know as much as you think you do.

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