An Interview With Mrs. Winfield

By: Chloee Chamberlain

About Mrs. Winfield

The fact that Mrs. Winfield loves teaching is obvious. Her enthusiasm for teaching and simply life is contagious. She inspires students every day and works hard to encourage them in their studies.

Mrs. Winfield graduated from ATM, where she earned her degree in teaching high school math. Her love for the school is evident in the posters and support she shows around her room.

Mrs. Winfield currently teaches PAP Algebra 2, which she says she loves. Mrs. Winfield has taught mathmatics for 17 years.

Mrs. Winfield!

Classes taught

Mrs. Winfield teaches only PAP Algebra 2,10th and 11th grade levels, which she says is her current love.

Classroom Environment

  • Well organized
  • Informational posters and decorations
  • College posters as decorations
  • Feel's homey, bright, and welcoming.
  • Plays music while students enter

Teaching Strategies

  • Group work
  • Warm-ups
  • Individually checking homework
  • Individually answering questions
  • Letting kids collaborate
  • Explaining fully
  • Full of energy, which is contagious

Teacher management techniques

  • Bathroom passes
  • Teacher checks Homework
  • Teacher explains problems and invites questions
  • Walking around the room
  • Speaks clearly
  • Uses smart-board

Mrs. Winfields Perspective

After asking Mrs. Winfield a couple of questions; here's what I found out:

  • She believes that on a scale from 1-10, the amount of self-motivation it takes to be a teacher is 10.
  • She also works about 50-60 hours per week.

Extra Info.

When asked to write a simile about Mrs. Winfield I got:

The teacher was as cool as a polar bear.

A poem describing Mrs. Winfield's classroom would sound like:

Twinkle Twinkle little problem, how I wonder how to solve you. On the paper, oh how white. Like a solution I can't solve.