Students are taught to develop their skills through specific techniques. They are encouraged to review and ask questions during tutoring sessions based on the teacher’s instruction. Students generate questions and draw conclusions through reciprocal peer interaction. The reinforcement they receive while working in groups motivates learning. These sessions create a classroom where student pairs can work on different levels and on different types of problems (i.e., word problems or counting) or at varying reading levels.
If the majority of the kids are doing good on the test it shows the they are learning from the teacher. ( NCLB source 2 pg. 4 The test will also show if the teachers are teaching the kids what they need to learn for the test to do good on it. It shows if the kids are actually paying attention. If the kids are paying attention in class they will do good on the test.
I would need to know if I will be working on a 1:1 basis or with a group so I can plan accordingly. During the lesson I would be constantly monitoring each student that I am working with to ensure participation and understanding in the tasks set. I would be aware of the desired learning outcome and would be asking questions such as “what have you learnt today?” or “can you tell me one thing you now know after the lesson that you didn’t know before?” After the lesson I would discuss with the teacher what progress has been made and the level of the students engaging and what if anything the students have found particularly easy or difficult. On a termly basis I would feed back any issues that I have found with the students I have worked with, this is done in a meeting form so alternative provisions can be made if
assessments, online textbook quiz, critical thinking page for understanding the skills they learned, chapter review with questions to answer, and standardized test practice. First there is a section that familiarizes the student with what they will learn in this unit. The next section shows the vocabulary context and
Formal IA may be application forms, references and other relevant documentation. Informal IA could usually be a discussion or conversation between teacher & learner. When the teacher has the knowledge and details about the learner, referrals to specialist support areas can be processed if required. Information about the learner’s personality along with any diagnosed conditions for example, ADHD and Autism should also be picked up at the IA stage. Formative Assessment in tracking learner progress Formative assessment (assessment for learning) is engaged during a course or programme.
SPE 226 Educating the Exceptional Learner Benchmark Assessment Targeted Essential Learning Effective teachers implement lesson plans that utilize diversified strategies to meet the learning needs of students with varying degrees of cognitive abilities. Effective teachers are able to adapt instruction based on learner needs. (APTS 3, 9; INTASC 2; CEC 4, 7) Assessment Tool Selected Project a) Accommodations and Modification of Lesson Plan b) Report - Reflective Analysis Specific Performance/Task(s) • Implement lesson plans. (APTS 3.1) • Select and utilize best practice implementation strategies appropriate to different developmental levels. (APTS 3.7) • Implement differentiated strategies that address diverse learners.
If you are not part of the planning you can still speak to the teacher about what will be happening and offer ideas and suggestions of your own. 1.1 continued Role of teacher Role of teaching assistant • To be responsible for planning and preparing to the National or Early Years Curriculum • To plan and prepare work alongside the teacher • To teach pupils according to their educational needs • To support learning activities • To access, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils • To assess/evaluate children’s work as directed by the teacher • To take responsibility for all other adults within
Task 2: Legislation, policies and procedures Home Study Written Task Introduction This task prepares you for working in a school. It will help you to understand the reasons for key legislation, policies and procedures which are followed in schools and how schools operate within a wider context. Assessment You can either use the templates that follow to record your work, or produce your own. You will be assessed on your knowledge and understanding, through your assessor looking at your written records. All your research and written work should be stored in your Learner Pack alongside the task.
An analysis of the types of evaluation, assessment and records used by the Teaching assistant in their school context given the national context and exemplar practice in this area, supported by relevant academic reading. NOTES: · TA’s use a variety of types of assessment for all different purposes. · Summative assessments – SAT’s, mock papers to determine what level the child is up to and what group to put them in. · Formative assessments – Salford reading test, helps inform for planning in curriculum areas, also to develop reading and interpretation skills. · Informative assessment – providing feedback to children, via homework, test results etc.
It means that students can take responsibility for some of their own progression. Students can ask themselves what am I learning and how can I do it better. Giving students constructive feedback will allow them to recognise how they can progress and achieve the next step in their learning. Having confidence that all students can improve. Both the teacher and student are involved in the reviewing process and can reflect on the assessment information.