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Date:9/9/14

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OBSERVATION OF CLASSROOM TEACHING
PROFILE OF STUDENT TEACHING PERFORMANCE:
A CONTINUUM OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Elizabeth Dudding
Student Teacher _______________________________

Baker Butler Elementary


School ________________________________

Lisa Harman
Cooperating Teacher ___________________________

Grade 2, 21 students
Time/Class/Period _________________________

Mathematics - Estimation
Topics__________________________________________________________________________________
Whole Class, then individual
Instructional Strategies Used ________________________________________________________________

A: KNOWLEDGE OF CONTENT The student teacher.

Yes

A1. demonstrates an understanding of appropriate content standards


(SOL/Professional Standards).

Yes

A2. identifies basic principles and concepts of subject matter.

Yes

A3. uses examples to support basic principles of content.

Yes

A4. links content to students prior experiences and to related subject areas.

SOL's clearly identified. Material appropriate to grade level.


Comments:

B: PREPARATION FOR INSTRUCTION The student teacher.

Yes

B1. is familiar with relevant aspects of students background, knowledge,


experiences, and skills.

Yes

B2. plans for the unique characteristics of individual students (i.e. TAG/GT,
ESL, Special Needs, among others).

Yes

B3. formulates clear learning outcomes that are appropriate for students.

Yes

B4. plans appropriate methods to meet the learning outcomes (i.e. technology,
cooperative learning, etc.).

Yes

B5. plans assessments of learning outcomes.

Comments

Plans are clear and consise.

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C: INSTRUCTIONAL PERFORMANCE The student teacher.

Yes

C1. establishes a safe physical and psychological environment.

Yes

C2. creates a climate of fairness and respect.

Yes

C3. maintains consistent standards for positive classroom behavior.

Yes

C4. makes procedures and outcomes clear to students.

Yes

C5. presents content effectively.

Yes

C6. models appropriate language usage.

Yes

C7. provides appropriate accommodations for diverse learners.

Yes

C8. provides opportunities for content application.

Yes

C9. checks for understanding using a variety of formal or informal assessment


techniques.

Yes

C10. uses instructional time effectively.

Comments:

Get the sillies out stretches. Count by 1s, 5s, 3s. Add totals. Circulates offering
assistance, support, redirection, and reinforcement. Kind and gentle dealing with
students. They are treated fairly and with respect. See to be responding positively to
her direction.

D: REFLECTION AND EVALUATION IMPACT ON STUDENT LEARNING The student teacher

Yes

D1. provides specific evidence to document student learning.

Yes

D2. accurately describes the strengths and weaknesses of his/her teaching


skills in relation to student learning.
D3. seeks and uses information from professional sources

Yes

(i.e. cooperating teacher, colleagues, and/or research) to improve instruction.

Yes

D4. indicates strategies to improve instruction

Comments:

Journal is informative and comprehensive. Attended two grade level meetings, an


important parent teacher conference, and a faculty meeting on TPAs and SMART
Goals. Attended to a broken arm on the playground. Supervised class when teacher
had to leave the room.

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E: PROFESSIONALISM The student teacher.

Yes

E1. is responsible and dependable.

Yes

E2. shows initiative.

Yes

E3. exhibits the ability to make decisions.

Yes

E4. demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching.

Yes

E5. has compassion for students.

Yes

E6. dresses appropriately.

Yes

E . demonstrates professional behavior.

Yes

E . displays mature judgment and self control.

Elizabeth has jumped in with both feet to the second grade program at Baker Butler.
Comments: She has acted professionally and seems sincere in her student interactions.

Suggestions for Continuing Professional Development: Areas of Strength and Areas for Growth

Elizabeth has made a strong beginning in this placement. She is enthusiastic, energetic, and
motivated. She and her cooperating teacher are working hand in hand to create a successful
experience for her.

Elizabeth Dudding

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C. Wachenfeld
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Student Teacher
Rev 6/05

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University Supervisor or Cooperating Teacher

(white copy Student Teacher; yellow copy Supervisor; pink copy Cooperating Teacher)

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