Comment/SuggestionsDate/Time: Activity: Commentary: Facilitator: Met with Mrs. Norris to Monday Sat down with Mrs. Use the internet to research determine the standards October 24, 2011 Norris and discussed the lessons on the Quadratic that I will teach, based Time: 2:00-2:30 PM topic I will be teaching. Formula. on her course time line. I used Wednesday Research Content georgiastandards.org, to Identify the course standards October 26, 2011 standards for GPS access Georgia GPS your lesson will cover. Time: 2:00-2:30 PM Algebra Algebra Standards. I printed the for reference. Remember, you dont have to I made notes about the Wednesday start from scratch when Research Topic with formulas and notes that November 2, 2011 creating a lesson. Continue to Algebra 2 Textbook will be included with my Time: 2:00-2:30 PM research online to find a lesson plan. lesson to get you started. Determine what the students Research different need to know at the end of strategies used in I learned the quadratic your lesson. Once youve Thursday lessons. Also, checked formula song. And determined where they need November 3, 2011 out the Teachers studied examples of to be, go back to the Time: 2:00-2:30 PM Addition Algebra 2 lesson plans. beginning and create an Textbook. outline of how your going to get them to the end. I used NCTM Thursday Illuminations website to Be sure to download Smart Research Lesson Plans November 10, 2011 get information about Notebook software to start on Quadratic Formula. Time: 2:00-2:30 PM how to create a lesson creating lesson. plan. What is the quadratic formula? And wen do you use it? Make Warm-up should either question the focus point review previous knowledge Friday Create Essential of the lesson. Create a or set up students for the November 11, 2011 Question for the Lesson warm-up to get students days lesson. Have your warm- Time: 2:00-2:30 PM going. Warm-up can be up finished by next week so prior knowledge. Identify we can look over it together. A, B, C in standard form equation.
Working on lesson and Do not stress about having to realized there was a change you lesson content. Monday Look at using Smart miscommunication and The research you’ve done soNovember 14, 2011 Notebook to create now the lesson topic has far can still be applied toTime: 2:00-2:30 PM lesson. changed. I need to go and graphing. This kind of stuff fix notes that I already happens when you are a took. teacher. Looked at section again Wednesday Fix lesson on Smart Use internet to research got new notes and startedNovember 16, 2011 Notebook. Create new activities to introduce graphs on new lesson on SmartTime: 2:00-2:30 PM Essential Question. of Quadratic Functions. Notebook. Look at NTCM Friday illumination website for Have an activity ready for Research fun activitiesNovember 18, 2011 ideas. Looked at our next meeting so that we pertaining to the topic.Time: 1:30- 2:00 PM different lesson can go over it together. techniques. Used research from previous day and came up with an activity that Monday will also serve as a warm Good to work on lesson.November 28, 2011 Fixed Warm-Up Activity up to get the class started Good work.Time: 1:30- 2:30 PM and to lead them in on what the lesson will be about. It is hard to graph on the Smart Board. I practiced Wednesday Keep practicing and you’ll Learn how to use the graphing on the SmartNovember 30, 2011 get used to it! Technology is Smart Board Board with the SmartTime: 1:30-2:30 PM fun! Board Pens and Smart technology. Added more examples Thursday that I could use to help Your examples look good. Work on finishing December 1, 2011 the class understand. Add more examples and Lesson PlanTime: 1:30-2:30 PM And also added more explanation of how to graph information. using vertex form. Good examples. Do not type Added in information the solutions in your notes- Monday about how to graph an work it out separately for December 5, 2011 Worked on Lesson Plan equation in vertex form. your notes, but actually doTime: 1:30-2:30 PM Also in intercept form. the problem on the board in class.
Added a few more examples of vertex form Have the students complete and intercept form. Also, Tuesday the added examples in pairs Continue Work on printed off what I have December 6, 2011 and one individually. Then, Lesson Plan done of the lesson that I Time: 1:30-2:30 PM have a student/students come already have done so I to the board to show solution. can work problems out on a note page (printout). Your work all looks correct. Check all work on the Youll find when you begin Tuesday printed out work page. Continue Work on teaching that you will want to December 7, 2011 Fix any mistakes and get Lesson Plan carefully plan your examples Time: 1:30-2:30 PM Mrs. Dicks to check my work out all examples and all work. Work on lesson. homework you assign. Add a couple more functions Friday Continue Work on Fixed and worked on to your graphing slide so the December 9, 2011 Lesson Plan lesson. students can see how the Time: 1:30- 2:30 PM transformations occur. Using the Smart Board just Monday Practice using Smart takes practice. Continue to December 12, 2011 Work on Lesson Plan Board. use the time together to Time: 1:30- 2:30 PM practice on the Smart Board. Great work today! You just Tuesday Practice teaching with need to keep practicing on December 13, 2011 Practice Working Lesson Smart Board and lesson the Smart Board and youre Time: 1:30- 2:30 PM plan. going to do well. Make sure when you are working on the board you Work on finishing Friday continue to look and project touches. Practice December 16, 2011 Work on Lesson Plan your voice to the class. Im working out all problemsTime: 10:00- 11:45 AM sure it will be easier to on the Smart Board. include students when you are with students!
~Slow down when youre I pretended to teach a doing the lesson. class and Mrs. Norris ~Show all work, step-by- Tuesday (the teacher of the class I step, dont do work in your January 3, 2012 Test Run am teaching) helped me head. ~BeTime: 1:30- 2:30 PM with my teaching sure to look at the students technique. and include them in the lesson. You did an excellent job- I watched the video of definitely a natural. You will Wednesday Examined video of the me teaching the class. gain confidence after taking January 4, 2012 lesson And saw things I need to education classes and haveTime: 1:30- 2:30 PM change for the future. more experience as the teacher in the classroom.