An Interview With Mrs.Durbois
By: Rachel Durbois
- Teaches at Johnson Elementary
- Third grade
- Self- contained
- Went to Salem state collage
- Bachelors degree
- Taught at Old Union Elementary for 1 year in 4th grade
- Has taught at Johnson Elementary for 8 years, 3 years in secind grade and 5 years in third grade
- Has taught for 10 years
All about the students
Here you can tell that the teacher wants the best for the student.
Here you can come for personal help when struggling with a paper.
You can see that the desks have everything they need for personal use and also you can see that the walls are covered with welcoming and positive energy.
More about Mrs.Durbois
- Duties associated with job
Teaching, parent talking, lesson planning, writing research educational ideas
- Day in the life of a teacher
Starts with welcoming the children, then moves on to a hands on math lesson, then to science, then move onto lunch and play where the teacher has an assigned duty, then on to reading workshop and writing, then to specials, (this is where the techer gets planning time), once the kids get back then do social studied. The school day is now over but Mrs. Durbois has tutoring after class.
- Hours per week
55-60 hours per week
- Biggest challenges
Unfocused children, engaging children and motivating them, behavior
- Biggest rewards
When kids master lessons and kids get excited to learn
- Self-motivation needed
Out of a scale from 1-10, 10 being the highest, it's a 10
- Advice to someone pursuing teaching
You must be very patient, calm, good problem solver and a multitasker