He briefly looked around the room before his general education teacher, Mrs. Hippchen, asked “OK Dominic, what do we do now?” He then pulled out a book from his desk and began reading. The class then transitioned to a math lesson. Worksheets were handed to the class with the instruction to
Monitor the students while they are working on their writings and drawings. 8. After the majority of the students have finished their work then have the students close up their toolboxes. a. Tell the students that we are going to do a walkthrough to look at everyone’s work.
During this observation, students were working on a math test or working on assignment. The teacher was reading the math test to a student. Hayden finished his test, and he was drawing dinosaurs. Hayden appeared to be easily distracted. For example, Hayden stopped what he was doing to look around the room when another student tap his pencil and looked around the room when students walked by his desk.
However Mr. Donahue approach him and remind him about the class room rules and ask him if he was making a right choice; the boy immediately stop. While they rotating from one activity to another some teachers came to the classroom to take some students; they were pull
Across the United States lies 37,100 high schools; each school comes in their own shapes and sizes. Educators recently looked into whether or not lowering school size could help better these students. Results found that small high schools contain less violence incidents. Moreover, small high schools result in a wider array of student involvement. Nonetheless, small high schools offer only a limited amount of courses and extracurriculars that students can get involved in.
The first thing that I notice was all the labels all around the classroom, there was labels on the clocks, near the bathrooms, play areas etc. On this day of observation there was a lot of pretend play, dressing up and role playing. At the drawling table, there was children sitting at the table with a magazine cutting out pictures. One of the teachers suggests that she reads a book and that everyone acts out what she’s reading, kind of like a play. The children in the play area became more interested in the idea of acting out the book being read than others and even brought
Student Engagement A good teacher should know how to engage students in learning activities and be able to respond to diverse students needs in the classroom. The classroom observations I have seen these past week has shown me examples of good teachers. In all the classes I observed the students sat quietly and were always ready to raise their hands and answer questions. In my kindergarten class all the students were really into their assignments and wanted approval of their work from their teacher. A good way I saw a teacher trying to keep her students engaged was giving them a time limit for how long they had to do the assignment before they had to present their results or move on to the next activity.
Progressive School serves students from grades K through 8th. Progressive has 135 students enrolled. Progressive is a school that is mainly chartered by the New York Board of Regents. Grace Lutheran School is a private, Christian school located in Malverne, NY. It has 305 students in grades Pre-School, and K-6th.
If there are major problems in oral (speech problems) the teacher will refer to the school’s speech therapist. If there are major written problems or major physical problems the teacher will refer the learner to the school’s occupational therapist. If the problems are minor the teacher will have a meeting with the parents are discuss how both of them could be helping the child. The teacher does constant assessment to follow up on the work ethics of the class and gives each child the opportunity to show their strengths and problem areas. Every learner gets a report at the end of each term stating any problems areas, major or minor, and any good
At Frist Presbyterian Church of Bakerstown I learned while observing and interacting how some of the different set up of areas impacted a student’s learning and space. Some of the areas were used for quiet time, noisier activities, and more active learning. This related to the (Component 2e) because organizing physical space around the classroom provides the student a variety of ways to learn together or alone inside the classroom while also developing their social skills and working through any academic or social difficulties (Component 2d). Lastly, at Head Start the lead teacher provided the students with daily duties inside the classroom. For example, some of the students had the responsibility to clean up stations, and prepare the snack/lunch for the class.
Teacher elicits the Study 3 Teacher gives worksheets and makes the students write the sentences about the pictures using present continuous (pair work).Teacher also presents the example sentence on the board. The example sentence is “ She’s getting up in the morning. “ e.g. The picture describing the woman getting up in the morning ( get up) The answer would be “She’s getting up in the morning” e.g. The picture describing of people exercising(exercise) The answer will be “They are exercising in a gym.” Teacher checks the answers and provides feedback.
If the teacher speaks every time, students won’t learn anything because we are telling them how to solve and work on the word problem. If the students work and we assist them through question, they will understand how to solve the problem. In my first year of teaching, I was talking and giving students everything they needed to know. In this new school year, I will take my students and use the real world activities. For example: Let the students walk around and use the materials to measure the things they see in their campus.
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
Brennan was observed during the morning in his first grade classroom. At the start of the observation, the class was instructed to sit on the carpet for an activity. Brennan got up out of his seat and appropriately sat on the carpet. Brennan’s teacher, Mrs. Jones, began to engage the class in a writing activity. As she engaged the class in a discussion and wrote sentences on the board, Brennan appeared to pay attention as he stared at the board.