Hackman (2005) state that “fifth element for effective teaching for social justice involves understanding group dynamics of the classroom and the socially constructed identities of the teacher and students” (pg.108). I want to be a teacher who has a growth mindset that creates learning experiences that reinforces the principal that determination rather than background is the greatest factor of accomplishment. As a teacher I need to work to understand student’s culture, interests, wishes, and viewpoints. Teachers should always select instructional strategies and attitudes, to what they know of their students and have purposeful instructional planning that aims at ensuring high level success for each
I will explain, rehearse, and reinforce procedures for: (Explain the procedures that will be needed for your tutoring classroom.) Some of the procedures needed for the tutoring classroom include: where to wait for instructor, coming into the classroom, leaving the classroom, using the restroom, getting a drink, and attention cues. Attention Signal 5. My signal for gaining student attention is: • I say “Are you focused” and student replies with “Yes, I am”. • I say “We are learning” and the student replies with “All the time”.
Again, psycho-education and parent coaching that are trauma informed to increase closeness with the child. These techniques will include: emotional validation, emotion coaching, reflective listening will be emphasized to decrease reactivity and trauma echoes. Education regarding the complexity of blended family issues and problem solving in the home. Katie will attend school 5 out of 5 opportunities as reported by the school and observed. The therapist will assist the mother in creating behavioral incentives to promote increased attendance.
Throughout this course we learnt and discussed many different philosophies, theories and concepts that we as teacher may use in our classrooms. As a teacher, children depend on us to help them succeed in their learning environment. Teacher’s will not all choose to all teach from the same philosophy or theory approach; whatever we decide to use within the classroom, the main focus should be on the child’s abilities to learn. Children all learn in their own time and in their own way. It is up to the teacher to maximize each child’s individual potential.
Chapter I The Problem Introduction Every school has its own policies which stat the rules and regulations that they are implementing to control and manage the behaviors, attitudes, and activities of the students inside the school. This may enable them to become a responsible and discipline one. The administrators and teachers are responsible for monitoring and supervising the student 's behavior. The policies that the students are following will be taken into their classrooms. Classrooms are found an educational institution of all kinds, from preschools to universities.
Assessments are now widely administered as means to improve teaching and learning. Specifically, it may also be seen as an everyday, on-going part of teaching and learning in the classroom. Assessing the academic achievement of every student is an essential part in order to develop or enhancing their higher order thinking skills. By conducting assessment, teachers’ therefore could identify necessary adjustment that need to be made in order to ensure students are able to master what has been taught. In general, as cited in Looi-Chin and Soubakeavathi (2013) several studies on teachers’ assessment in United States (Bailey, 2004; Yueming, Eslami and Burlbaw, 2006) have shown that a majority of teachers valued assessment provides benefits to their
It also helps to measure the teachers teaching as both are actively involved in the process. Assessment can be summative or formative. Formative assessment starts from gauging the prior knowledge of the learner to the mid plenary and the differentiated task done by the students. Group and pair discussions, Self and peer marking done by the students, a detailed analysis of the students work or a simple answer given by the learner during the lesson. Taking learner feedback helps teachers to identify individual or group needs of learning.
During instructional time, she was prepared for the upcoming lesson and follow-up. She showed a passion for teaching through the energy, drive, and cohesiveness of the classroom. There are five classroom rules that are stated in a positive manner. There are clearly stated consequences such as, missing recess, silent lunch, a note home to a parent, and the principals for rules that are broken. I observed the teacher in this classroom using praise.
First repertoire, which is talk for everyday life is obviously being applied in any classroom. It support everyday human interaction and help students to develop, explore and utilize transactional talk, exploratory talk and so on. Learning talk provides students with not only factual answers but also allows them to narrate, explain, evaluate and many more. Teaching talk involves teacher in rote (where I drill any ideas facts and routine through repetition), recitation (recall or test what is expected to be known by using short question or key point), instruction (give order to student and tell them what and how to do; lab tutorial, project etc) and exposition (imparting information and explaining). The last repertoire (classroom organization) allows teacher to make use of five ways of organizing interaction.
Students become self-reflected learners; they take responsibility for their own learning. The key to assessment as learning enables students to develop the capacity to monitor their own work in progress which the teachers support through encouragement and monitoring. ( Dear Hammond, L. (2012) Based on curriculum expectations and the achievement charts, the students are taught to use rubrics, samples and models as a good practice. In addition, formative assessment is a procedure utilized by instructors and students amid guideline that gives unequivocal input to alter progressing educating and figuring out how to enhance students ' accomplishment of planned instructional outcomes. Formative evaluation is a technique for persistently assessing students ' scholastic needs and advancement inside the classroom and goes before nearby benchmark appraisals and state-commanded summative assessments.
We ensure that our teachers are organized with the content needed to provide a cohesive learning environment. Our school always provides an option for students to receive individualized direct instruction in reading, math or language arts for those that need a more personal learning experience. - Technology-based learning. Ronald Reagan Middle School integrates today’s technology into our classroom curriculum. Students have a top of the line technology lab, equipped with IPad and other technology based products that students with disabilities can utilize.
During these meetings, teachers perform various tasks such as analyze student performance on district, school- wide and grade level tasks as well as conduct vertical team meetings to determine trends in performance among ascending and descending grade levels. Furthermore, professional learning embedded into educators ' workdays increases the opportunity for all educators to receive individual, team, or school-based support within the work setting to promote continuous improvement (Learning Forward
Additionally, educators at this school include learning experiences that allow students to explore events, concepts, issues, and themes from multiple perspectives. The imperative aspect of the curriculum should be relevant to the lives of diverse students and should reflect their everyday aspects of life and daily experiences. As a principal, Mr. Stone, takes every effort, in constructing small learning environments, fostering continuous relationships between adults and students, and creating advisory systems for academic
4a – After the delivering lessons, Miss Hannan assessed the instructional session and provided suggestions to improve upcoming lessons. 4b – Miss Hannan collaborated with the cooperating teacher for an efficient and effective process of recording and maintaining accurate assessment for each student. 4c – Miss Hannan described that parents and teachers are “ultimate teammates” in a student’s education. She kept parents informed by a weekly newsletter that was written by students. Understanding that parents need to be made aware of their child’s progress, Miss Hannan communicated positive and areas of challenges by sending notes and emails to parents.
I want to become an assistant principal for one simple reason, the children. I believe that all children can learn under the right conditions. With this in mind, I feel that instructional leaders are responsible for ensuring that the conditions for learning are embedded in the school’s culture. Although my role as a Learning Team Facilitator enables me to have an impact on the academic achievement of students through working with teachers, I believe that becoming an assistant principal will help me to be more of a driving force throughout the school. I possess several personal attributes that are essential in serving in the capacity of an assistant principal.