Collaboratively decide what youexpect in the classroom with yourteam teacher
Ensure you maintain these norms inyour classroom even when oneteacher is absentMake sure the kids realise that ifMum says no they can’t go ask Dad.
Do’s Be considerate Set norms Be fair in terms of workload Marking Observation of students Planning Discipline Tutorials
Time allocated to subjectsValue the other subject...in words andactionsTalk regularly...whatever works for you.Skype, email, calendar, meetingsIf youre new at the process, or teaching,you will need to meet more often
DontsConsider your job to be done ifyoure not teaching your subjectConsider the class differently to anormal one...Bring other work toclass, be late, etc.Value your subject over the other one
What do I do when my subjectis not the focus of the lesson?
Do you really need tobe a subject expert to help students?
What do I do when my subject is not the focus of the lesson? Lets make a list
Spend time with groupsAsk questions...what are you doing?How much have you done?What areas have you covered?How does this address the driving question?Lets check this against the rubric...What is your focus, what is your end product going to look likeHow does this link to my subject area?Run tutorials on your subject or swosLink between lessons "big picture"What are you doing right at this moment? (dont accept research as an answer)what are your next steps?Spend time in class with those with special needsLearn about the other content area...eg encyclicals