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Dr. Jay Wilson August, 2010. Agenda Welcome / Introductions Internship Overview: Timeline Expectations, roles and responsibilities Supervision/ Documentation.

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1 Dr. Jay Wilson August, 2010

2 Agenda Welcome / Introductions Internship Overview: Timeline Expectations, roles and responsibilities Supervision/ Documentation PGGs Resources - Cohort wiki: Lunch PMPP Preparation Management (Responsible Learners!) Professionalism Personalization Unit and Lesson Planning The “Big” 4: Adaptation / Differentiation / Assessment / Inquiry-based education Wrap up / Homework Emma Lake Kenderdine Visit

3 Internship Overview Timeline Expectations, roles and responsibilities Visitations / Documentation Code of Competencies / Ethics / CyberTips PGGs Cohort wiki wminterns.wikispaces.comwminterns.wikispaces.com

4 Timeline Now – August 20 th Begin Get to know your school and the procedures for internship In-service #1 Sept 7 or 17 Plan first unit with Co-op Review PGG process Teaching ½ time Midterm evaluation due October 7 In-service #2 Oct 8 or 13 Based on midterm Evaluation Fine-Tuning Unit #2 Homework Ethnography October 18 th Begin your Full time teaching 25 Days Final evaluation to me by November 30th December 17 School is over Winding down teaching

5 IN-SERVICE DATES & LOCATIONS Inservice # 1 for teacher candidates and cooperating teachers: September 10 or 17, 9:00am - 3:00 p.m. – STF Building, 2317 Arlington Avenue Inservice # 2 for teacher candidates only: October 8/13, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – STF Building, 2317 Arlington Avenue Inservice # 3 (half day): the TC and CT decide when to take the half day to work on the midterm assessment. This half day can be spent in the home school.

6 EXPECTATIONS FOR THE INTERNS Attendance – arrive early and leave late Report absences to the college supervisor Infusion of Aboriginal Content, Knowledge and Ways of Knowing Formal Lesson Plans (2 formal plans each day) 2 Unit Plans First 3-5 lessons for part-time teaching Second 10 – 15 lessons for full time teaching Regular documentation in the PGG Goal Tables Regular communication (including the PGG Goal Tables) with cooperating teacher and college supervisor

7 Roles and responsibilities Co-planning and co-teaching Preparation of two units --Co-generated Unit and Independently written Unit Daily lesson plans and other unit plans Daily pre- and post- conferences and feedback Involvement in School and Community Activities

8 Supervision My role is to support both you and your co-op Assess the relationship and determine if you need my help Learner focused supervision Coaching, consulting, collaborating, calibrating

9 My roles Observe you in your classroom Provide you with feedback Help you document and reflect on your experience Provide you with support when you need it Formal visits in October and November Pre and post conferencing Informal visits

10 Learner focused supervision I will watch the students not you Not a performance I will share with you what I have observed Use an evaluation sheet Connect these observations with the PGG Show achievement Show need for improvement

11 Documentation Keep your data sheets updated Lesson plans Daily planner PGG

12 Most important source of evidence of what you are doing. Crucial for mid and final evaluations Do not have to meet them all Not finished once you have them all Not checkboxes Constantly revising, doing multiple entries

13 PGG Some you will do regularly others, only once Shows your growth Not all evidence comes from the classroom or school setting Regular journal dated with feedback. May be 50 pages when finished. Only one PGG goal per lesson

14 PGG New and Improved What really happened in your internship Google.docs  Invite your cooperating teacher(s) so we can ALL read and add to your PGG goals evidence and reflections periodically  Please copy a selection of your PGG evidence and reflections to the PGG (by August 30) so that your cooperating teacher can see examples when they view it for the first time  Review new PGG

15 Resources Group wiki wminterns.wikispaces.com Field Services Saskatoon public STF Stewart Resource Centre First nations information and ideas from Cort and Irene

16 Lunch

17 What will make you successful Preparation Management Professionalism Personalization

18 Preparation Key to classroom management Thoughtful and creative daily lesson plans Prepare everything you will need to teach Your co-op may not need to or is not interested in detailed preparation You have not earned that right

19 Mangement How do you handle your classroom How do you engage your students Issues of respect Earned and given Developing this skill will take time

20 Professionalism Issues of privacy and confidentiality are important Different than small towns but everyone still knows everyone else Google yourself because the parents will Cypbertips handout Dress Language Truly become a member of the staff. Ask questions and get to know what is happening in the school You are not a student any more

21 TEACHER PROFESSIONALISM Do’s & Don’ts STF Code of Professional Competencies & Ethics Dangers Especially for guys. Power relationship What you say Where you look How you approach people Everything you do is being interpreted by a very impressionable group

22 Issues How to deal with problem students Know the procedure for multiple absences Contacting parents Never be alone with the students Working with EA or TA Look for potential dangers

23 Personalization Get to know your students Cannot teach them or plan without knowing them Use the first ten days or so to get an idea about who you are working with then plan your first unit.

24 Lesson and Unit Planning Lesson planning Lesson Plan template (Blog) Lesson Plan template Unit planning Unit Plan template (Blog) Unit Plan template Co-generated unit process Teaching Planning Inception

25 The “Big 4” of planning Adaptation Related to content, instruction, environment Differentiation Related to individual students Assessment Assessment of learning, assessment for learning Inquiry-based education

26 Teaching skills checklist What makes a teacher good ? Observe the teaching going on around you. Review checklist on wiki

27 Think about it You will all have weaknesses How you respond to them is what is important Up to you to be the best for every student you come into contact with Bottom line is how is student learning is impacted by what you do. You have four months to impress your coop and your principal

28 Wrap up and homework Questions, issues or concerns Homework: “Big Ideas” in Education Ethnography of school/community “Big Ideas” in education: Adaptive dimension Differentiated instruction Content areas and teaching strategies Resources and resource-based learning First Nations content Cultural diversity Teacher and student support services Communicating and reporting to parents Record keeping Division or school major initiatives

29 First In-service Planning of your first unit (3 – 5 lessons) Bring a laptop if possible Bring PGG Goal Tables examples of evidence/indicators Interns should be prepared to teach their cooperating teacher about the PGG goals and sub- goals and how to use the goal tables.

30 Kenderdine Visit Leave Saskatoon on Monday Be at camp around 10am Dress for the weather but we have a classroom All food is provided, all bedding, towels, etc. Orientation then lunch at noon Meeting after lunch Quiet time before supper 6:00 Evening gathering Breakfast at 9 Canoe trip to island Return for lunch at noon Meet after lunch Leave for Saskatoon in afternoon


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