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Weekly Plan for Introduction to Elementary Education EDUC-111 Fall 2006 Week Readings Assignment(s) number 1 Chapter 1 in class Begin Initial-Development Portfolio text: Teaching Today Respond to Reflections Visit MTEL websites from WebCT 2 Ch. 2: Becoming a Respond to Question 3, p.55 on the Discussion Board Professional Educator Write a 2 page paper on question 4, p.55 3 Ch. 3: Challenges Complete Chapter 3 self test on the companion of School Reform website Respond on the DB to the critical incident on p.78 4 Ch. 4: Profiles of Respond to Reflections Today’s Learners 5 Ch. 5: Responding View Video Viewpoints- respond on the Companion to Diversity Website Short paper: Can you follow suggestions in the section “Relying less on Standardized Tests” and still meet the needs of students who must pass MCAS? (Use http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/about1.html to help) 6 Ch. 6: Meeting the BEGIN OBSERVATIONS AT ASSIGNED SCHOOL Needs of THIS WEEK Exceptional Learners Chapter 6 self-test on Companion website Post to DB: #2 on page 29 in text 7 Ch. 7: The After reading this chapter and exploring the resources, Curriculum review your paper from week 5. Revise or edit with the new information available to you. 8 Ch. 8: Effective Respond to Web Extension 8-1 on p.199 Instruction Check out Project Based Education – Web Extension 8-2. Have you observed PBE in your observations? Post to DB Choose one activity from p.225-post to DB 9 Ch. 9: Classroom Read the MA provisions for classroom wall space: Management and http://www.princetonfd.org/Princeton527CMR1009.htm Discipline Respond to the 5 topics in Field Experiences… on p. 253 10 Ch. 10: Assessing Read the web extension 10-3 article at: Learning http://www.ericdigests.org/1997-1/grading.html or pick up a copy in my office Respond to the Critical incident on p.276 –Post to the DB During this week’s obs- do question 2, p. 281 11 Ch. 11: Social and Collect a copy of the MA Curriculum Frameworks for Philosophical reference Perspectives Respond to the reflections on p. 310- post to the DB Ch. 12: Historical Take the self test at the Companion website 12 Influences Respond to the Reflections on p.338- post to the DB Go to: http://www.pbs.org/onlyateacher/horace.html#top Read about Horace Mann (do you know what the first normal school is called now?) 13 Ch. 13: Record your reflections (page 368) for inclusion in your portfolio Influences of Technology At your observation site, how is technology used in a) the classroom and b) the building. How does what you’ve observed address the ISTE and State IT standards? Submit a short paper 14 Ch. 14: Legal Exercise 3 in Field experiences page 397-Post to DB Issues Affecting Learners and Draft of a summary of observation experiences for Teachers inclusion in the Portfolio 15 Present Portfolio Final copy of observation summary included in portfolio This plan subject to change at instructor’s discretion