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A goal without a plan is just a wish.

~ Anonymous

SL Cheesman
Goal One TQS Connections
I hope to become proficient at constructing cross a) contextual variables affect teaching and learning.
curricular units. This practicum requires that I They know how to analyse many variables at one time,
develop lesson plans, monthly plans, and year and how to respond by making reasoned decisions
plans pertaining to cross curricular units (Science, about their teaching practice and students’ learning;
d) the subject disciplines they teach. They have
Social, and Language Arts). I hope to become
completed a structured program of studies through
more familiar with planning for and assessing which they acquired the knowledge, concepts,
cross curricular units. In addition, I hope to methodologies and assumptions in one or more areas
effectively plan engaging learning activities, of specialization or subject disciplines taught in
which enable students to make connections with Alberta schools;
material they have learned across subjects. f) the purposes of short, medium and long term range
planning. They know how to translate curriculum and
desired outcomes into reasoned, meaningful and
incrementally progressive learning opportunities for
students. They also understand the need to vary their
plans to accommodate individuals and groups of
students;
i) there are many approaches to teaching and learning.
They know a broad range of instructional strategies
appropriate to their area of specialization and the
subject discipline they teach, and know which
strategies are appropriate to help different students
achieve different outcomes;
k) the purposes of student assessment. They know
how to assess the range of learning objectives by
selecting and developing a variety of classroom and
large scale assessment techniques and instruments.
They know how to analyse the results of classroom
and large scale assessment instruments including
provincial assessment instruments, and how to use
the results for the ultimate benefi t of students;
Strategies (in the form of action statements) Indicators of Achievement
I will research extensively the program of studies Feedback from teacher mentor
for the following subjects: Language Arts, Social Throughout the practicum I will pursue dialogues
Studies, and Science with my TM relating to my cross curricular
planning.
I will plan a variety of activities, lesson topics, Feedback from students
learning strategies, and assessments which will Throughout the practicum I will ask students to
enhance cross curricular learning give feedback on learning activities. I will ask
questions such as “was this activity easy to
I will work collaboratively with my TM to plan connect to what we learned about in social
according to her feedback for constructing studies?”
successful integrated units Observations of student’s work
During my observations, I will look for the degree
to which students are able to make connections
with subject matter that they have learned in
social, science, and language arts. I will adjust my
teaching strategies accordingly, especially if
students are struggling with making cross
curricular connections.
Resources Timeline
Alberta Social Studies- Many Voices Dec 13th 2017 (start of my planning) to April 27th,
Teacher Resource (suggestions for cross 2018
curricular integration)
Online cross curricular lesson planning resources
Collaboration with Teacher Mentor

Goal Two TQS Connections


I hope to better use classroom management i) there are many approaches to teaching and learning.
strategies to ensure that students have a They know a broad range of instructional strategies
meaningful learning experience. appropriate to their area of specialization and the subject
discipline they teach, and know which strategies are
appropriate to help different students achieve different
outcomes;
o) the importance of career-long learning.
They know how to assess their own
teaching and how to work with
others responsible for supervising and
evaluating teachers. They know how
to use the findings of assessments,
supervision and evaluations to select, develop and
implement their own professional development activities;

Strategies (in the form of action statements) Indicators of Achievement


I will request that my teacher mentor takes Feedback from teacher mentor
Ipad recordings of my lessons Throughout the practicum I will pursue dialogues
with my TM relating to my cross curricular planning.
I will pursue dialogues related to my lesson Feedback from University consultant and principal
recordings Throughout the practicum I will pursue dialogues
with my University consultant and principal
I will practice reflect on each lesson and regarding the degree to which my classroom
modify my strategies accordingly management strategies have been effective.

I will make appropriate changes to my


teaching, based on feedback
Resources Timeline
Ipad recordings January 8th-12th -2018 - April 27, 2018
PD sessions Wednesday afternoons at
Raymond Elementary School
https://www.edutopia.org/blog/big-and-
small-classroom-management-strategies-
todd-finley
file:///C:/Users/Acer/Downloads/Marzanos-9-
High-Yield-Instructional-Strategies.pdf

Goal Three TQS Connections


I hope to integrate technology effectively into my d) the subject disciplines they teach. They have
lessons, more so than in previous placements, completed a structured program of studies through
because I have the resources available. For which they acquired the knowledge, concepts,
example, the classroom that I will be working in methodologies and assumptions in one or more areas
of specialization or subject disciplines taught in
for PSIII contains iPads that can be used
Alberta schools;
throughout the day. The students also have f) the purposes of short, medium and long term range
access to computers on Tuesday and Thursday planning. They know how to translate curriculum and
afternoons. In addition, the students and parents desired outcomes into reasoned, meaningful and
are proficient in using an online program called incrementally progressive learning opportunities for
"Seesaw" to post work and to view each other’s students. They also understand the need to vary their
work. Consequently, I hope to take advantage of plans to accommodate individuals and groups of
said resources and create learning activities that students;
require technology usage. i) there are many approaches to teaching and learning.
They know a broad range of instructional strategies
appropriate to their area of specialization and the
subject discipline they teach, and know which
strategies are appropriate to help different students
achieve different outcomes;
j) the functions of traditional and electronic
teaching/learning technologies. They know how to use
and how to engage students in using these
technologies to present and deliver content,
communicate effectively with others, fi nd and secure
information, research, word process, manage
information, and keep records;
m) student learning is enhanced through the use of
home and community resources. They know how to
identify resources relevant to teaching and learning
objectives, and how to incorporate these resources
into their teaching and students’ learning;

Strategies (in the form of action statements) Indicators of Achievement


I will plan to feature projects and activities that Feedback from teacher mentor
require technology in my lessons Throughout the practicum I will pursue dialogues
with my TM relating to my usage of technology in
I will familiarize myself with the "Seesaw" the classroom.
program and encourage students and parents to
use it throughout the practicum Offering options
In contrast to previous practicums, where I relied
I will encourage students to conduct research for more on paper activities, I will give students the
research projects online (specifying appropriate option to post on “Seesaw” for various activities.
sites to visit)
Resources Timeline
“Seesaw” Program Dec 13th 2017 (start of my planning) to April 27th,
Collaboration with Teacher Mentor 2018
Online Resources
Goal Four (PIP Goal) TQS Connections
I hope to introduce goal setting at the individual and
group level to my grade 2 class. I would like to focus on
the value of goal setting in early child education as the
basis of my PIP project. If possible, I would like students
to set goals for each subject (science, social, and
language arts).
Strategies (in the form of action statements) TQS Connections
I will introduce the concept of goal setting to my n) the importance of contributing,
students in the second week of practicum independently and collegially, to the quality of
I will revisit and expand on the goal setting concept their school. They know the strategies
throughout the practicum whereby they can, independently and
collegially, enhance and maintain the quality of
I will assist students in becoming goal setters and seeing
their schools to the benefit of students,
the value of goal setting for their personal growth parents, community and colleagues;
o) the importance of career-long learning.
They know how to assess their own
teaching and how to work with
others responsible for supervising and
evaluating teachers. They know how
to use the findings of assessments,
supervision and evaluations to select, develop
and implement their own professional
development activities;
p) the importance of guiding their actions with
a personal, overall vision of the purpose of
teaching. They are able to communicate their
vision, including how it has changed as a result
of new knowledge, understanding and
experience

Resources Timeline
Goal setting 101 Jan 22nd - 26th (third week of practicum)–
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/profdev/profdev151c.shtml April 27, 2018
Collaboration with Teacher Mentor