M Hepokoski Student Teaching Power Point Presentation December 2009

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Student Teaching PowerPoint Presentation December of 2009

Student Teaching PowerPoint Presentation December of 2009

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  • 1. The prospective teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for pupils.
    I. Content & Curriculum
  • 2. Artifact I: Earth Materials Unit
    • 17 Lesson Unit
    • 3. Covered the rock cycle and three main types of rocks
    • 4. Student portfolios
    • 5. Field Trip
    • 6. Hands-On Experiments and Activities
    • 7. Rubric for Portfolio Artifacts
    All about rocks….
  • 8. Connections to Everyday Life
  • 9. Multiple Representations:Identifying Lake Superior Rocks
  • 10. Ideas and Concepts
  • 11. Critical thinking and Problem-Solving
  • 12.
  • 13. Superior Middle School – 6th Grade
  • 14. Artifact II: Culture Unit
  • 15. Unit Essential Questions
  • 16. Evaluation of Teaching Resources
  • 17. Final Project – "Culture Cube"
  • 18. Culture Cube Research
    I am currently having students in the sixth grade class at Superior Middle School access Encyclopedia Britannica through their “student resources” link on the Superior School District website: www.superior.k12.wi.us/students_resources.php.
  • 19. In order to increase my competence for the Content and Curriculum standard, my goal is to further investigate how to best use Learning-Focused Strategies in the classroom.
    The Learning-Focused Notebook (2005) by Dr. Max Thompson and Dr. Julia Thompson provides tools for multiple representations and explanations of disciplinary concepts. I have found that using such tools as the Frayer Model and other organizational graphic organizers have effective results regarding student learning.
    Reflection on the Standard
  • 20. The prospective teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies, including the use of technology, to encourage children’s development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
    IV. Instructional Strategies
  • 21. Mock Rocks
    Igneous Rocks
    Metamorphic Rocks
    Sedimentary Rocks
    Artifact I: Lessons
  • 22. Mock Rocks
  • 23. Igneous Rocks
  • 24. Metamorphic Rocks
  • 25. Sedimentary Rocks
  • 26. The Rock Cycle Song
  • 27. Collecting Rocks at Wisconsin Point
  • 28. Sandstone Layers at Amnicon Falls
  • 29. Artifact II: Lesson on Japanese Culture
  • 30. Engaging students in active learning opportunities.
  • 31. Importance of Resources & Technology
  • 32. Student-Centered Learning
  • 33. In order to increase my competence for the Instructional Strategies standard, my goal is to acquire additional knowledge about technological resources that are available for students in the Superior School District and other local school districts.
    I plan to use these technological resources in my future classroom to enhance learning activities for students.
    Reflection on the Standard