Handouts Agenda for today’s seminar (you will need this to submit in TaskStream for PD Activities 1) Schedule of Meetings and Important Dates Student Teaching Calendar Professional Organization Information
Responsibilities and Expectations Handbook for Clinical & Field Experiences Page 1 – 3 contain general policies ULM Conceptual Framework (pg. 4) Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions (pg. 5) Essential elements of teacher preparation and teacher quality More on these this afternoon 6 – 15 deal with things prior to today Flip to page 16
Student Teaching Policies and Activities Handbook Page 16 Legislative Requirements for Teacher Candidates in Undergraduate Degree Programs
Student Teacher Activity Log Blank Activity Log form on page 35 of Appendix Hours logged in 5 categories Participation Conference Observation Teaching Other Signed weekly by CRS and kept in Professional Notebook
Substitute for Classroom Teacher Cannot be used for CRS or other teaching in lieu of paid sub Can fill in if emergency arises for brief period of time
Professional Liability Insurance ***Must be a member of an organization within 14 days. ***Must turn in documentation to Tina Allen by February 8th. 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
Lesson Plans Should be one written in ULM format for EVERY lesson Should be written in detail and approved by CRS in advance Hard copy placed in professional notebook daily. Notebook should always be available in classroom. **These will be addressed more in the seminar tomorrow.
Attendance Report at designed time and remain until end of school day Follow the cooperating schools calendar if the school is in session you are expected to be there this includes state testing week Unexcused absences are not permitted See page 19 for excusable absences Report all absences to me by email
Professional Notebook List of required contents is on Appendix Page 15 Cover Sheet is on Appendix Page 16 Must be available in classroom at all times
TaskStream Field and Clinical Experiences program area Weekly Activity Logs Primary and Outside Observations Content program area Various other assignments throughout semester Will be discussed after lunch 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.
Responsibilities of Student Teachers Behave in a professional ethical manner Adhere to all policies of cooperating school & ULM Attend all seminars Demonstrate mastery of content Provide US with schedule of classes Classroom supervisor has final decision in your teaching schedule Meet attendance requirements of cooperating school Provide time beyond scheduled teaching for conferences Be evaluated by supervisors and/or other professional staff Prepare daily lesson plans which meet Louisiana Teacher Standards
Daily Lesson Plans Required to have a written plan for every lesson taught Submit to classroom supervisor several days prior to allow revisions to be made if necessary Must be in ULM format All lesson plans should be kept in Professional Notebook More on lesson plans at tomorrow’s seminar
Video Taping Must video tape one lesson during the semester You are responsible for securing video camera Video will be uploaded to TaskStream
Responsibilities of... ... the classroom supervisor pg. 20 - 22 ... the university supervisor pg. 22 – 23 ... the coordinator of field experiences pg. 23 Read through these responsibilities before Thursday
Observations by Student Teacher (Directions & Form Appendix pg 32 - 34) 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 difference from placement
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 Two Hours Assisting Two Hours Planning Two Hours Teaching
Sign and Turn in Student Teacher Agreement 15 minute break
Ms. Tina Allen Coordinator of Field Experiences & Teacher Candidacy Strauss 228 342-1271 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Effective Instructional Lesson Plan Seminar All Block Professors Wednesday, January 20th Location: SUB Ballroom 9:00 – 11:30 We will have all materials copied and ready for you to use. Bring extra paper for note taking.
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: February Seminar A reminder will be sent on Moodle with listed links for printout materials.
Secondary Student Teachers (Appendix page 30) Report of Student Teacher’s Performance by Content Area Supervisor for Secondary Majors only.
Final Grades Final grades will be calculated based on points earned from TaskStream submissions Total Points Possible – 186 Grading Scale 155 – 186 points = A 124 – 154 points = B 93 – 123 points = C 62 – 92 points = D Below 62 points = F
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 Take this to CRS and have them fax to 342-1299 Need this by Friday, January 22 Forms to complete after lunch Graduation Application Teacher Certification Information Form