Clinical Observation Journal

Observation Journal 

This classroom observation was conducted over three months of student teaching in 12th Grade US Government classes.

The focus of my observation was on how media, civic, and visual literacy impacts the students understanding of news, current events and the ongoing political discussion surrounding the 2016 Presidential and State election. I believe that the development of these types of literacy is critical to preparing students to be informed and engaged citizens.


 

“One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.”

—Carl Jung