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FS 3 Technology in the Learning Environment School of Education, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan First Semester, School Year 2013-2014

Name of FS Student: Daphney V. Ilogon Course: BEED- 3 Major: Special Education Episode 1- EDD Cooperating School: South City Central School Cooperating Teacher: Maam Marichu T. Casicas

Date of Visit: July 18, 2013 FS 3 (Section): FS 3

Important Reminders: 1) Extend due courtesy to the Administrators, Teachers, and Staff Members of the school. 2) Follow the rules and regulations of the school and the centers you are visiting. 3) Always ask permission from the person-in-charge before touching any material or operating any equipment. 4) After you have completed your observation, express your gratitude for the time and assistance they gave you for this FS episode.

Aim of this activity: The activity is designed for you to survey on the available instructional and educational materials in the school. After the identification, you shall classify these materials according to the guidelines provided.
Part 1: On Facilities What o o are the various learning centers in the school? Classrooms Library Learning Resource Center Computer Laboratories Science Laboratory o Music Room Gymnasium/Covered Courts Others: Home Economics Room

How do these learning centers facilitate the learning process? - These serves as the learning center for students in order to develop own self learning methods. Who are in charge for the maintenance and upkeep of these centers? o Librarian Subject teacher/s o Janitors Hired staff Students o Technician o Others: _________________________ o Student Assistants Are there policies for the use of these facilities? ___ Yes __No ___ Uncertain (Note: Ask if you can have a copy of the rules.) What materials/equipments are available in these facilities? Tables Projectors: OHP,LCD Chairs Cabinets/Closets Shelves Lockers Blackboards/Whiteboards Charts Bulletin boards Computer units Others: _________________________ Laboratory equipments Tables Does the school include these learning facilities in their annual budget? ___ Yes ___ No ___ Uncertain

Reference: Trinidad( 2011)

FS 3 Technology in the Learning Environment School of Education, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan First Semester, School Year 2013-2014

Which materials/equipments are MOST HELPFUL Teachers Students/Pupils Blackboards/whiteboar ds Tables Bulletin board

LEAST HELPFUL Teachers Students/Pupils

Chairs Tables

Projectors: OHP, LCD Shelves

Computer Units Cabinets

Part 2. On Teachers Instructional Materials What are the instructional materials used by the teachers? o Blackboard/Whiteboard: related paraphernalia o Handouts o Power Point Slides o Art Supplies o o Diorama o TV & CD/DVD Player o o Internet Books o Flip charts
10 Most Useful/Important IM Brief Description of its use

Transparencies Charts Posters Drawings Movies Portable CD/Cassette Player Puppets Others: ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________

Please rank the instructional materials in order of its importance and usefulness for the teachers.
Advantages Disadvantages

Books

Main source of information. Often used by teachers in writing down lessons. Printed copy of the lesson that is given to students. Used for film viewing related to the lesson.

Reliable source of information Widely seen by students Easy way for students to follow what is being discussed by the teacher Good educational tool for some students who are visual and auditory learners

Only some students have book (especially when your in public school) Easy to erase

Blackboard

Handouts

Costly Some students might find it difficult to understand especially when they have different learning styles

TV & CD/DVD Player

Reference: Trinidad( 2011)

FS 3 Technology in the Learning Environment School of Education, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan First Semester, School Year 2013-2014 Fast and easy access to information. Creatively design to attract learners eyes to see and understand the lesson. Makes information easier to understand for students. Sometimes used for reading purposes with pictures on it. Visual aids Also used as visual aids Additional information is being gathered High definition of creating and visualizing of information Quick representation of images Used for reading purposes with pictures attached on it Recyclable Reusable May not have a reliable information Time consuming in making lessons Contains only pictures of information Some flash cards are not durable Colored cartolina can catch attention of students Not so durable

Internet

Power point slides

Chart Flash cards Cartolina Manila paper

Part 3. On Your Insights and Realizations

Which of the centers have caught your attention most? Why? Library. It is because there are a lot of books, well organized and at the same time the room is airconditioned. Which of the instructional materials caught your attention most? Why? Flash Cards. It is because its handy to bring and I find it easier to hold and I noticed that it attracts the students eye. Which instructional materials/gadgets are you confident to use/operate?
Blackboard/Whiteboard, Handouts, Books, Power Point Slides, and Internet

Which instructional materials/gadgets do you feel the need to learn more about? Transparencies and Dioramas

More insights and realizations for this episode I realized that its not easy to teach especially when youre lacking instructional materials. Its much more nice to teach having complete sets of instructional materials before starting the discussion because students will learn a lot when theres this instructional materials and there I realized, how important it is to have these things especially when I am to become a teacher someday.

Reference: Trinidad( 2011)

FS 3 Technology in the Learning Environment School of Education, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan First Semester, School Year 2013-2014

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In This photo: All group members are present together with teacher Marichu. Facilities of the school: Library, Computer Laboratory and the Home Economics classroom.

Reference: Trinidad( 2011)