Professional Development Plan (25 points)
Introduction (1 Paragraph)
Description of ideal teaching position
Thesis Statement (must include information for all three
of the following paragraphs)
1. Describe your attempts to follow the show with no sound.
-Following the show with no sound was very challenging for me since I am
so ADD. I had to focus on the screen to really tell what they were saying
and it was difficult because I wanted to look aw
RECOMMENDED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
Interviewee: Diane Anderson, Rockbrook Elementary School
1. What is your current job and what other roles have you had as a teacher?
I am currently a reading interventionist and I have taught 1st for
Group/Teacher: Ms. Field, 3rd Grade
Lesson objective(s): Earth, Moon, & Sun
The students will construct a model that demonstrates the relationship, orbit, and
positions of the Sun, Earth, and Moon and write a brief summary to descr
Unit 1 questions:
Unit 2 questions:
Q1: OneNotes multi-user capability allows _
editing and later synchronization and merging at the
A: online and offline
Q2: who developed Microsoft OneNote?
Q3: Name thre
A-B-C Observation Form
Observer: Katie Field
Instructional Activity: Talking about stories
Other Relevant Information:
class will be
EDSP 4203: Learners With Exceptionalities
Learning Task 7
Name: Katie Field
Assessment Questions from FBA Module from the IRIS Resource Center
Please answer the following questions fully. Take as much space as you need. Submit to
Journal Article Over GT students
I choose to look more into the journal Gifted Child Today. I found this journal
the most interesting because all the sections and stories in the magazine related
back to how things really happened in
EDSP 4203: Learners with Exceptionalities
Module 1 Learning Task:
Group Discussion: Perspectives Regarding Inclusion and the Including Samuel Film
Due:9/5/15 by 11:59 p.m.
Points Possible: 20
Rationale for Assignment: After viewing I
EDSP 4203: Learners with Exceptionalities
Name: Katie Field
F.A.T. City DVD Study Guide
1. What does sarcasm do to a student?
Sarcasm can make a student feel uncomfortable. While the rest of the class may be
laughing, one student
Chapter Two Unit 4 homework
40%- animations, transitions,
hyperlinks working properly.
10%- spelling and punctuation
30%- Organization, topic make
20%- content, minimum of 4 slides,
You are to make a power po
Schools generally schedule one or two formal parent-teacher conferences during the
school year. Interestingly, these meetings are often a source of frustration to both teachers
Parents resent the formality of the si
For many parents, open house or back-to-school night is the rst opportunity to meet you
and to see the classroom.
Its also the rst opportunity you have to show parents all the great things youve been
doing and to tell them about the p
Schools can assist families in carrying out these basic obligations by providing
workshops on parenting skills; establishing parent support groups; holding programs on
teenage problems (e.g., drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders); and
In recent years, more and more teachers have begun using electronic mail and the Internet
to facilitate communication with parents.
A class website can list assignments and due dates, the subject for the week, dates of
Given the hectic lives that people lead, one of the main problems about telephone calls is
making the connection.
Some businesses have strict policies about employees receiving phone messages, and a
call during work hours may result in a r
The words goals, standards, and objectives often are used interchangeably without
recognizing their different but related meanings.
Goals are general expressions of our values that give us a sense of direction.
They are written broadly enough
During the transition to middle school, teachers can help students develop self-reliance
and challenge-seeking behaviors by allowing them some autonomy in the classroom.
While mandated curricula and high-stakes standardized testing thwart opportunities f
Even when school is in session, students are present, and you have your class for the full
42 minutes, some portion of the available class time must be spent in noninstructional
This means that only part of the 42-minute period actually const
Parents Outside the Classroom
It is well recognized that family involvement in schools declines as students move from
elementary to middle school, and that by high school, it has practically disappeared.
Part of the decline may be due to the fact that, co
Changes in Families
In 1955, 60 percent of American households consisted of a working father, a homemaker
mother, and two or more school-age children.
Teachers sent letters home addressed to Dear Parents, reasonably condent that two
parents would read the
Working with Families
Knowing about a students home situation provides insight into the students classroom
Its easier to understand why a student sits with his head down on his desk if youre
aware that he spent the night in a homeless shelter; s
Approaches to dealing with classroom management can be grouped into three traditions.
One tradition emphasizes the critical role of communication and problem solving
between teacher and students. This approach is called the humanist
Tylers Goal Philosophy
The idea of an educational objective can be traced to the early part of the 20th century,
when Tyler first conceived of the need for goal-directed statements for teachers.
He observed that teachers were concerned far more with the c
Behavior modification, as its name implies, focuses on changing or modifying behavior.
Behavior is something a person does that is seen, heard, counted, or capturedsay, in a
snapshot or a home video.
Reinforcement can be either positive or n
Glasser points out that effective classroom managers create a learning environment where
students want to be, develop mutually agreedon standards of behavior that students must
follow to remain in this environment, and conduct problemsolving conferences
Applications of these principles to schools have produced a variety of systems or
procedures for changing student behavior.
Some of these procedures involve ignoring disruptive behavior and immediately
reinforcing positive behavior.
A teacher may inadvertently fall into the trap of negative reinforcement that learners
In fact, some psychologists believe more inappropriate behavior is learned through
negative than positive reinforcementthat is, by learni
Using time well
Not surprisingly, all the reports recommended raising both grading standards and the
number of required core courses, especially at the secondary level (e.g., four years of
language arts, four years of science, four years of math, and four
What do mentally healthy, wellrounded, selfactualized, informed, and literate actually
If you asked a large number of individuals to define these terms, you would receive quite
an assortment of responses. These diverse responses woul