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CTE EARLY FIELD EXPERIENCE EVALUATION FORM

Term: Fall 2011 Certification Program: El Ed Candidate Name: Kasey Kraft UIN: School District: Danville Cooperating Teacher: Mary Tamalunis Subject: School: Northeast Grade Level: Kindergarten Course Rubric & Title: CI 406 Net ID:

EFE Hours Completed in This Course:

Part I: Summary Assessment Rate the performance of the candidate on each of the numbered items using the following scale: S = Satisfactory; NI = Needs Improvement; U = Unsatisfactory; NA = Not Applicable in this field experience If you indicate anything less than Satisfactory, the comment section must reflect your specific concern(s).

1. The candidate creates and maintains positive and effective


learning environments that recognize the talents and address the needs of all students. For example, does the candidate: show genuine interest in the students? show enthusiasm for teaching? recognize and respect differences in students? treat all students fairly and decently? make an effort to learn students names? maintain the appropriate level of order/control for the situation? encourage participation from all students?

NI

NA

Comments: Kasey has done a nice job becoming part of the classroom community. It is obvious she cares about the students and enjoys leading the instruction. Continue to work on classroom management as this is an area that requires constant attention.

1. The candidate effectively communicates with students, parents,

NI

NA

colleagues, and others to develop, enhance and support learning communities. For example, does the candidate: give clear and explicit directions to the students? listen effectively to students? provide appropriate verbal and nonverbal feedback to students? ask appropriate and thoughtful questions of the cooperating teacher and other colleagues? interact positively and professionally with colleagues? interact positively and professionally with parents?

Comments: Kasey has done a nice job giving the students positive feedback and specific praise during her instruction. She explains what she expects from the students and gives them clear directions. Kasey has had some interaction with parents as they drop their children off at school and at other times as well.

1. The candidate exhibits professional conduct and dispositions


consistent with the commitment to establish community in teaching and learning environments. For example, does the candidate: show up for their assignment regularly and on time? show interest in what is happening in the classroom? complete assignments accurately and on time? respond appropriately to feedback from the cooperating teacher? maintain professional appearance and grooming? take initiative and assume responsibility? care about the students?

NI

NA

Comments: Kasey presents herself in a professional, positive manner.

1. The candidate demonstrates thorough content knowledge.


For example, does the candidate: explain the subject material effectively to students? model or demonstrate concepts/techniques/skills accurately and effectively? respond accurately to student questions?

NI

NA

Comments: Kasey continues to learn what is expected in the Kindergarten classroom and how to make that instruction work for her students. Continue to model what you want your students to do during your instruction as it sets them up for success. Mary and Kasey often co-teach lessons together which works very well in the classroom.

1. The candidate develops and delivers appropriate

NI

NA

instruction/practices that reflect the knowledge bases of subject matter content, pedagogy, and human growth and development. For example, does the candidate: develop organized and coherent lesson plans? prepare thoroughly for teaching? use a variety of approaches to teaching? effectively incorporate resource materials into lessons? maintain the students interest?

Comments: Its obvious Kasey has put time and effort into planning the instruction she presents to the students. She is prepared for her lessons and continues to work on maintaining student interest.

1. The candidate assesses student learning/progress and uses the

results of assessment to revise and improve teaching/professional practice. For example, does the candidate: recognize the link between evaluating student learning and planning instruction? use a variety of assessment strategies? revise instruction appropriately based on assessment results?

S after mtg

NI

NA

Comments: Kasey has done individual assessments of letter recognition, personal information, number recognition. Observed a student get an ESL assessment. She also implements informal assessment and checks for understanding during her instruction.

1. The candidate engages in critical self-reflective techniques to


improve teaching/professional practice. For example, does the candidate: recognize the link between his/her performance and their students performance? ask thoughtful and appropriate questions about his/her performance? discuss and implement feedback from the cooperating teacher?

NI

NA

Comments: Kasey is open to any feedback and suggestions Ive given her and recognizes it is to help her grow and develop as an educator.

1. The candidate seeks and participates in opportunities for

continuing educational and professional growth (demonstrates commitment to lifelong learning). For example, does the candidate: seek input from the cooperating teacher and others? attend school meetings and events as requested?

S after mtg

NI

NA

Comments: Kasey attends any meeting she can with Mary. She is attending a district-wide collaboration meeting this afternoon. Shes attended committee meetings, faculty meetings as well.

1. The candidate locates, critically evaluates, and uses appropriate


media and resources to enhance practice. For example, does the candidate: incorporate a variety of resources into instruction? effectively use technology to develop, enhance, and/or evaluate instruction? Comments: Kasey uses technology with her Math instruction.

S after mtg

NI

NA

1. The candidate displays a disposition toward inquiry that is reflected


in all areas of practice. For example, does the candidate: ask questions about his/her experience? seek input on educational practices and procedures?

NI

NA

Comments:

Part II: Recommendation Based upon this assessment and other program-specific early field evaluations in this course, it is recommended that the candidate (check one): _x_ continue without reservation ___ continue with reservation* ___ continue only with remediation* ___ not continue in the program* *This recommendation must be accompanied by a written statement attached to this form. 10/17/11 Supervisor or Course Instructor Signature

Date

Clinical Experience Program Coordinator Signature Date I have read and received a copy of the CTE Early Field Experience Evaluation Form and I understand that I may attach a written statement with my personal comments to this form.

Candidate Signature

Date

Goals to work on from now until the end of the semester:

1. Transitioning and doing things that she hasnt been doing yet. 2. Classroom Management continue to work on consistency when following through with
consequences