Classroom Visitation Eda 551

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In this practicum experience I visited the classrooms of both a veteran teacher and a novice teacher. During the classroom observation, an observation form was checked off that examined the planning and preparing of the lesson, the classroom environment, and the delivery of the instruction to the students. After the observation, focus on the differences in their instructional behaviors, quality of their instructional practices, and how they executed teaching techniques to accommodate the diversity within their classroom.
First teacher observed was Mr. Wright; he is a second year health and physical education within the school district. The following checklist will give you a look into Mr. Wright’s health class. CAMELOT SCHOOLS CLASSROOM OBSERVATION
School: Camden City Accelerated
Date: January 30, 2014
Teacher/Class: Mr. Wright; Health
Observed Time: 12:40 – 1:10
Domain I – Planning and Preparation Exceeds Expectations
Meets Expectations
Needs Improvement
Unacceptable
Not Observed
Demonstrates knowledge of core curriculum and student development X

Lesson plans current and available X

Uses materials, resources and technology to make subject matter accessible to all students X

Teachers plan for student assessment is fully aligned with the instructional outcomes X

Domain II – Environment Exceeds Expectations
Meets Expectations
Needs Improvement
Unacceptable
Not Observed
Creates an environment of respect and rapport and establishes a culture for learning
X

Classroom is safe and the physical environment ensures the learning of all students X

Standards of conduct are clear with evidence of student participation in setting them X

Teachers monitoring of student behavior is subtle and preventive X

Has a classroom library for…...

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