Welcome ULM Student Teachers College of Education & Human DevelopmentFall 2010 Be sure you have signed in and picked up handouts
Professional Organizations ***Must be a member of an organization within 14 days. ***Must turn in documentation in Strauss 216 by September 7th. • Ouachita Association of Educators (OAE)–establishing student chapter on campus • Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (APEL)– student chapter currently active on campus • National Education Association (NEA) • American Federation of Teachers (AFT) • Professional Liability Coverage through Personal Homeowner’s Policy
Handouts • Agenda for today’s seminar • (you will need this to submit in TaskStream for PD Activities 1) • Semester Schedule • Insurance Information
Schedule • Make copies • Post everywhere – home, car, friend’s house, parents house • Get organized. Have a work place.
ULM Conceptual Framework • Handbook pg 4
Knowledge, Skills, & Dispositions(Handbook Page 5 Appendix Page 37) Knowledge, skills and dispositions are embraced within the standards of NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education). These three are essential elements of teacher preparation and teacher quality.
Knowledge • Plan & Manage (lesson plans, technology usage) • Know Content (know what you are teaching) • Enhance Learning (include meaningful strategies) • Evaluate (Know how to assess what is being taught) • Accommodate & Collaborate (meet needs of ALL learners) • Specialize (standards, principles, legal policies
Skills • The skills should parallel to the knowledge bases. • These are simply behaviors that demonstrate your ability to put your knowledge into practice.
Dispositions • NCATE defines dispositions as values and commitments that define teacher performance. • Dispositions are a combination of values, beliefs, attitudes, characteristics, professional behaviors and qualities, ethics, and perceptions.
Legislative Requirements for Teacher Candidates in Undergraduate Degree Programs (Handbook Page 16)
Attendance(Handbook page 18) The student teacher is expected to be in the school placement each day the school is in session. Absences should be limited and approved in advance by the classroom supervisor and Coordinator of Field Experiences.
Suggested Semester Schedule • First Few Days • Observation of Classroom Supervisor (primary observation) • First Full Week • Daily Schedule • Remaining Weeks • Second Month – 5 Outside Observations • Third Month – Solo Week • Fourth Month – Second Solo Week (if needed) • Fifth Month – Return to teaching 2 hours a day
Suggested Daily Schedule(page 24) Two Hours Planning Two Hours Assisting Two Hours Teaching
Activity Log(Handbook Page16)(example of activity log on page 36 of Appendix)
Lesson Plans • Should be one written in ULM format for EVERY lesson • Should be written in detail and at least three days in advance • Should be approved in advance by your CRS • Should have a hard copy placed in professional notebook daily. Notebook should always be available in classroom **These will be addressed more in the seminar tomorrow.
Effective Instructional Lesson Plan Seminar Tuesday, August 24, 2010 Location: Strauss 148 9:30 – 11:30 We will have all materials copied and ready for you to use. Bring extra paper for note taking.
Professional Notebook(Check sheet is on Appendix Page 18)(Cover Sheet is on Appendix Page 19)
Observations by Student Teacher(Appendix pg 25) • Primary Observation • This week on your classroom supervisor • Students with 2 placements will also do another on second CRS during first week of second placement • Outside Observations • You will do 5 • Cannot be done on your classroom supervisor • 2 can be done on another teacher in your school • Remaining 3 must be done at other schools that are diversely different from placement
Observations by Supervisors(Handbook page 23 Appendix page 24) • 4 by Classroom Supervisor • 4 by University Supervisor • Secondary Students also 1 additional by Content Supervisor
LaTAAP • Louisiana Teacher Assistance and Assessment Program • Seminar: September Seminar
Secondary Student Teachers(Appendix page 30) • Report of Student Teacher’s Performance by Content Area Supervisor for Secondary Majors only.
TaskStream • Weekly Activity Logs • Primary and Outside Observations • Various other assignments throughout semester • See schedule in Appendix pg. 14 All assignments in TaskStream must be submitted and graded by the last day of classes. Students who have not submitted all assignments will receive a grade of “I” for the course.
Final Grades Final grades will be calculated based on points earned from TaskStream submissions Total Points Possible – 153 Grading Scale 127 – 153 points = A 102 – 126 points = B 77 – 101 points = C 51 – 76 points = D Below 62 points = F
Communication & Documents • TaskStream • Moodle • Observations • Emails • Office of Field and Clinical Experiences • Ms. Tina Allen • Strauss 112 • 342-1271 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Assessment • Teacher Warranty (Handbook P. 10) • Exit Survey • Evaluation of University Supervisor • Evaluation of Classroom Supervisor **These will all be evaluated on TaskStream at the end of the semester.
Forms To Complete and Turn In • Student Teacher Agreement – turn in today • Contract for TaskStream Submissions – turn in today • Classroom Supervisor TaskStream Account • CRS already has them; remind them to complete and turn in with payroll paperwork asap • Forms to complete after lunch • Graduation Application • Teacher Certification Information Form