elm524ca | Graduate
Elementary Student Teaching Part B
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Reflection after Instruction
Examine the importance of reflection as a tool to improve student learning.
- Describe the importance of reflection as a tool to improve lesson effectiveness.
Describe the importance of reflection as a tool to improve teaching effectiveness.
Identify professional development goals based on the reflection of student teaching experience.
Evaluate the relationship between components of the CalTPA Task Four to the importance of reflection.
Overview of the CalTPA Task Four: Culminating Teaching Experience Task
- Review submission requirements for the CalTPA Task Four: Culminating Teaching Experience Task.
- Evaluate how responses to the CalTPA Task Four: Culminating Teaching Experience Task are scored.
- Review the purpose of the CalTPA Task Four: Culminating Teaching Experience Task.
- Review the components, process, and timeline of the CalTPA Task Four: Culminating Teaching Experience Task.
- Summarize the steps for completing the CalTPA Task Four: Culminating Teaching Experience Task.
- Identify the relationship of the TPEs to the CalTPA Task Four: Culminating Teaching Experience Task.
California Teaching Performance Assessment Policies and Procedures for University of Phoenix
Apply Teaching Performance Assessment Code of Honor.
Review privacy and permission requirements.
Review passing score requirements.
- Review the University of Phoenix remediation plan.
- Explore the use of video as a means of performance assessment.
- Demonstrate the use of video technology.
The School Culture
- Compare and contrast the cultures of various districts, schools, and classrooms.
- Analyze the different demographics of schools and school districts.
- Examine relationships within the school among teachers, colleagues, administrators, support, staff, and students.
- Identify techniques for collaborating with grade-level or subject-level teachers.
Learning about Students
- Demonstrate the ability to collect information about students with different instructional challenges.
- Describe how the class information will be used for planning academic instruction.
- Connect the components of CalTPA Task Four to learning about students.
- Demonstrate the ability to collect information about the whole class.
- Identify the relevant state and content standards for the selected learning goals.
Describe the importance of creating an effective classroom environment.
- Demonstrate academic instructional planning for the whole class.
- Evaluate the relationship between components.
- Demonstrate the ability to plan adaptations for English Learners and students with different instructional challenges.
- Justify adaptations made in instructional planning.
Analysis of Instruction
Analyze the effectiveness of a lesson plan and its modifications.
Determine the relationship between the lesson plan and implementation.
Evaluate the relationship between the lesson plan and teaching effectiveness.
- Explain the use of video for personal and professional reflection.
- Analyze student learning based on the implementation of a lesson plan.
- Evaluate the relationship between components of the CalTPA Task Four to analyzing instruction.
Reflecting on CalTPA Task Four Progress
- Determine individual progress on the CalTPA Task Four.
- Review individual progress on the CalTPA Task Four.
Reflecting on Student Teaching Part B
- Identify areas of improvement and goals for remainder of student teaching experience.
- Reflect on weekly sucesses and challenges of the student teaching experience.
Transitioning to a Beginning Teacher Position in an Induction Program
Define California Induction Programs.
Describe the purpose of the California Induction Programs.
- Illustrate the alignment of the TPEs to the CSTPs.
- Examine time and stress management techniques for a beginning teacher.
- Create a plan to maintain work/life balance as a beginning teacher.
Seeking a Teaching Position
- Evaluate personal and professional considerations when applying for a teaching position.
Define professionalism as it relates to job interviews.
Review components of resume and interview preparation.
Review of the Student Teaching Experience
- Review the procedures, expectations, and requirements for student teaching.
- Review the Teaching Performance Expectations and how they must be implemented for student teaching success.
- Examine expectations of the formal student teaching observation process.
- Analyze the attributes of an effective cooperating teacher and student teacher relationship.
- Identify stress management techniques and strategies.
- Examine the importance of appropriate attire for the professional educator.
- Identify potential challenges faced during student teaching.
- Determine strategies to meet student and classroom challenges.
- Describe the importance of reflection and identifying opportunities for professional growth.
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