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Meredith Wilson

Major: Kinesiology and Health



Company/Organization: Des Moines Public Schools
Company/Organization website: http://www.dmschools.org
Title: Student Teacher
Destination: Garton Elementary/McCombs Middle School
Timeframe: Spring 2017

Advisor/Coordinator Email: lipsey@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
Developed and implemented lesson plans for physical education classes for K-5 students, and then for 6-8 students. Took over full responsibility for teaching physical education.

I accomplished...
Development of relationships with students I worked with.

I learned...
Effective classroom management is the key to a successful learning environment.

Advice for others...
Be firm from the start.

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