HomeTeacher CandidatesSpring 2013Laura Colley | St. Edward’s University


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St. Edward’s University

Level: Student Teacher

Certification Area: EC-6 Generalist


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I have learned that teaching revolves around planning. It is about working together and sharing ideas. -- Laura Colley

From the first day she entered the classroom, Laura developed a bond and built quite an impressive rapport with the students. Her consistent checking for understanding and guidance helped foster the students learning. She was able to support students’ accommodations effectively. -- Cooperating Teacher

Ms. Colley was an exceptional student teacher, with her professional appearance and calm, patient demeanor as she took on new challenges within the classroom every day. She is particularly adept at questioning students, getting responses, and building on them with extended questions and cues to help students arrive at the correct responses. One of the strengths that Ms. Colley brings to each lesson she teaches is her personable attentiveness to each student. She genuinely listens to individuals, giving them eye contact and verbal feedback. -- University Supervisor