T-minus 11 days until Prac starts.
Cue freakout now.
So, inspired by both Jaime’s blog post, and coursework activities, I have created a checklist in order to prepare for our upcoming prac.
…and wait and wait and remember to be patient and understanding of the Prac office, realising that they’ve got a whole lotta students to place across a whole lotta year levels and courses.
2. Stalk SONIA
No, not a person. Religiously check in with SONIA (our prac placement software) until placements are released.
3. Stalk the School
Put on that detective hat and find out all I can about the school I’ve been placed at. Write up my best professional-sounding email and send it to them, and drop in to introduce myself. Note to self: amp up the charm, confidence and professionalism.
4. Shopping spree!
Hit the shops and make sure I have binders, paper, plastic sheet things, and pens.
Go back to the shops are buy more pens.
Go back to the shops and buy even more pens.
My whistle – because for some reason, I always forget my whistle. Slack HPE teacher right here!
6. Remember that…