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Unformatted text preview: Does the teacher have lesson plans in front of him/her or on his/her desk? • Is there a scripted program for teaching language arts or math? (That is, does the teacher use a teacher’s manual and students follow along in student textbooks?) • Is there connection between subjects or are subjects taught independently of one another? Physical Space • How many students? • How many teachers? • How is the classroom set up? • Do students ever break into groups to discuss? • Is there student work hung in the class? • Bright colors? Lights? Class pet? Assessment • How do students prove what they’ve learned? • Is there mention of state exams? • Are student scores posted anywhere? • If students are assessed while you are there, what does it look like? Any other observations • Pull outs/push ins for special needs? • Guided reading groups? • Freetime? • Lunch? • Parents or guests in class?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course LAI 350 taught by Professor Ginsburg during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Fall '08