In stage 2 “Discuss it”, the teacher discusses and describes the many strategies used to write different types of writing. During this stage, the teacher can then provide helpful ways to help the students remember the strategies, such as short songs or rhymes, mnemonics, and even acronyms. Stage 3, “Model it”, is when the teacher or proficient peer models the strategy as well as the types of self instruction he or she uses while writing.
• Teachers will be asked to schedule a reading comprehension demo on the following week • Teachers will be asked to take the lesson plan as well as the book they worked on to implement the strategy in their classrooms. • Teachers will be asked to volunteer to share an 10 minute recorded demo lesson delivery to share with their grade level a week after the coach’s demo • PD Assessment and
This study follows to first year reading teachers into the classroom Marco and Destiny (both pseudonyms). Both teachers were trained thoroughly to assist struggling readers. The study begins with the challenges Marco’s faced. He was hired as a second grade teacher in an urban public school. Marco had to implement high-quality reading instruction to his class.
For measuring the student's level of language and assuring group homogeneity the researcher used a proficiency test. The researcher administrated an English test from students' final exam in the previous year to get access to the level of students' proficiency. The items of the test were selected from the students' English book in the first grade as their instructional material in the public school. A reading pretest was taken from both groups to access their reading speed level before the treatment. Students in the experimental group received sight words treatment for 10 sessions.
Language and Literacy/Academic Language Reading: I will read La Forma de las Cosas by Dayle Ann Dodds to the students. Students will read the vocabulary words in House Shapes Worksheet. Writing: Students will be asked to label the shapes in their house by writing the first letter of the name of the shape or by writing the name of the shape.
A single subject reversal design was used alternating baseline and intervention for a total of four phases each lasting approximately one to three weeks (McGoey et al., 2007). During the baseline phase, teachers used standard behavior management procedures in the classroom along with the team meeting to design the school-home note and to define goals. The child gave their input to and made changes such as using familiar language to make it their own and to understand the goals. Parents instituted a routine of reinforcement or response cost that correlated with the intervention. During the intervention phase, children met three times a day with their teacher and were reminded of target behaviors and goals.
Furthermore, the study suggests that role-playing helps the participant to gain skills in communication and psychomotor skills. The study was conducted in four different learning application: the first in a multicultural educational course whereby students took on the role of minorities. The second was in a leadership course in childhood educational history classroom, which provided simulation on World Wars One and Two. The third was in mathematics for teacher’s class where students were simulated experiences. The fourth was in a childhood education course where student’s role play management skills.
I plan to review my walkthrough notes with the teacher and provide her some examples or second grade samples for her to see what they will soon be required to do. I will also give her some scenarios to try with her own students. I hope the teacher will use my feedback as a tool in her classroom. I do not think she is not a well-rounded teacher, I believe she wants to help them and see them succeed, but it should done in moderation. I will also invite her to my class and see a similar math lesson that they are taught to gain ideas and see from a different perspective.
Her main strategy is a color chart where students can either clip down or up depending on their behavior. They clip up for good behavior and down for not following the rules or instructions. If they clip down they lose recess time. A not is also sent home to the parents.
For example, use a KWL chart before reading and ask students to write what they know about the topic in the first column and then what they want to learn. This strategy in an efficient way for teachers because it supports them find out what students know before reading (Fogarty, 2007). For activating schema also I suggest to ask students to write something quickly about the topic, to measure their background knowledge about the topic and try to support them make connections between their background knowledge and their personal experience and then they can share information with their colleagues and learn from each other, so students will have input to understand the text better (Tompkins, Literacy for the 21st century, 2006). As I said visuals are very important for visual learners to learn. Indeed, I suggest to use a short video that displays something relates to the topic because students will enjoy watching it and at the same time, they will obtain some input that can scaffold them during while reading stage, according to Wright “Many media and many styles of visual presentation are useful to the language learner.
The idea is to relate The Outsiders to students’ lives for students to become more engaged in the reading and maintain the novel’s events by relating events, characters, etc. to students’ lives. IPTS 1C relates to this performance activity by how the competent teacher relates students’ lives and development into a lesson. I learned prior knowledge and incorporating students’ lives into a lesson greatly impacts student learning. Performance Activity 23: Observe and record how the teacher manages the classroom. What
The school tested all levels in the entire district, and the Aides spent weeks doing these test around the district. Monica said she is advantage related to the other aide in the district because she stays in the Strawberry Point School the entire time, and then she have chances to talk with the classroom teachers, and share and collect information about the ELL children. She can give them extra material for the ELL students and hear from the classroom teacher what she should emphasis her lessons for specific groups. For example, the kindergarten kids that I observed are in the classroom that I used to work. I saw some extra work for the ELL students in their home folders (specific folder saying “ELL homework”).
Lanza during this class period was the modeling method. That is, since the classes were preparing for the PARCC exam, Mrs. Lanza had her students complete PCRs and then graded them as a group according to PARCC standards. This allowed students to see just how grades are determined for PCRs and why they are given the grades they receive, and encouraged students to think like a PARCC test grader. As a result of this teaching by modeling, students were able to see both good and bad responses and why they are considered as such. This allowed students to walk out of class having a better idea of how they will be graded on the PARCC and how they can work to specifically improve their writing
Assessment and/or Outcomes: • Students will be informally assessed during the group work. The teacher will circulate around the classroom to make sure those students have an understanding how the events and people in the situations develop over time. • Students will be given a formative assessment based off of their answers with the definition of terrorism handout. • Students will be given a formative assessment based off of the Group Work Rubric. Students will be graded based on how well they are able to work together to draw a conclusion from their situation(s).
My project is a program proposal. The purpose of this project is to provide training for elementary school teachers on the topic of teaching kindergarten to 2rd grade students with handwriting difficulties or any student at risk of difficulty with handwriting. This is to fulfill the AOTA’s Centennial Vision to provide scientifically proven methods linking education, research, and practice as a school-based occupational therapist. This project is occupation based, reflects occupational therapist’s role as a scholarly practitioner as well as embraces the Centennial Vision and the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework.