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Supervising Teacher Feedback Form Observation # __1__

Lesson Plan and Observation ED 201


Student Name: Sara Bucholtz
Supervising Teacher: Scott Lawrence
Cooperating Teacher: Kelly Heigl

Date: 11/7/13
School: Alcott
Number of Students: 4

Grade/Subject: 4th Grade/Language Arts

The statements below are drawn from the Wisconsin Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure and the Alverno Advanced
Abilities for Education. This feedback is intended to support you as you reflect on this teaching experience and refine your practice for
future lessons.
PLANNING AND PREPARATION
Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1,7 (Conceptualization, Diagnosis)

Teacher Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions Observed

Evidence (Candidate)

Your plans were well organized, had clear


objectives and related informal assessments.
You had engaging resources and activities that
<INPUT TYPE=\You engaged students in learning.
focused students on the key learning targets.
<INPUT TYPE=\You understand the importance of connecting instruction to students experiences. Your sequence of instruction built upon
<INPUT TYPE=\You believe that plans must always be open to adjustment and revision based on students prior knowledge, provided practice
student
for the key concepts and gave opportunities
needs.
for application to real reading contexts! You
<INPUT TYPE=\You value the importance of planning as an integral part of teaching.
developed important academic language. Make
<INPUT TYPE=\You selected and created learning experiences that were appropriate and relevant sure you include enough detail for your
to
instructional procedures in your plans and
learners.
more chances for independent practice.
<INPUT TYPE=\You used teaching resources and curriculum materials and made some
evaluations about
their usefulness.

____ Inadequate

____Emerging

__x_ Proficient

____Distinctive

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CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT
Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2,3,5 (Coordination, Integrative Interaction)

Teacher Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions Observed


<INPUT TYPE=\You encouraged discussion, listened and responded to group interaction.
You elicited
samples of student thinking orally and in writing.
<INPUT TYPE=\You respected students as diverse individuals.
<INPUT TYPE=\You were sensitive to community and cultural norms.
<INPUT TYPE=\You recognized opportunities to demonstrate multiple perspectives.
<INPUT TYPE=\You monitored independent and group work in field settings.

____ Inadequate

____ Emerging

__x__ Proficient

Evidence (Candidate and Student)


You were positive and respectful in your
interactions with the students. You gave them
opportunities to share their thinking both
orally and in writing during the lesson. Think
about ways that you could get students to
further explain and elaborate on their ideas
during discussions. You monitored their
behaviors efficiently and maintained their
attention during the lesson. You used praise to
support and encourage their responses.

____Distinctive

INSTRUCTION
Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 6, 7 (Communication, Coordination, Diagnosis, Integrative Interaction)

Teacher Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions Observed

Evidence (Candidate and Student)

<INPUT TYPE=\You evaluated learning goals and considered alternative strategies and materials You used your introduction to find out what
students knew about facts and opinions. Students
to meet
student needs.
could define and provide examples for each term.
Your laptop activity actively engaged students in
<INPUT TYPE=\You used some teaching and learning strategies to engage students in active
identifying various types of facts and opinions. It
learning
opportunities.
would have deepened students understanding of
these concepts by having them explain how they
<INPUT TYPE=\You presented concepts clearly and accurately.
were distinguishing facts from opinions as they
<INPUT TYPE=\You were a thoughtful and responsive listener.
made their choices. You then had students identify
<INPUT TYPE=\You modeled appropriate communication strategies in conveying ideas and
facts and opinions from their current guided
information
reading books. This gave them relevant connections
and in asking questions.
for applying these skills as readers. The T chart
<INPUT TYPE=\You communicated in ways that demonstrated sensitivity to cultural and gender
gave them a structure for organizing their written
differences.
examples. You did this activity page by page as a
<INPUT TYPE=\You connected instruction to students experiences.
group. How could you have released more
<INPUT TYPE=\You adjusted and revised the lesson plan based on student needs.
responsibility to the students to independently
compete this task? As you discovered students had
difficulty understanding the theme of the story.
What adjustments to your plans might have been
beneficial in meeting that learning need?
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____ Inadequate

____ Emerging

__x__ Proficient -

____Distinctive

ASSESSMENT
Wisconsin Teaching Standards 8,9 (Diagnosis, Integrative Interaction)

Teacher Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions Observed


<INPUT TYPE=\You used some assessment techniques to enhance your
knowledge of
learners and modify your teaching and learning strategies.
<INPUT TYPE=\You evaluated the effect of class activities, collecting

information
through observation of classroom interactions and questioning.
<INPUT TYPE=\You show a commitment to reflection, assessment, and

learning as an
ongoing process.
<INPUT TYPE=\You were willing to give and receive help.
<INPUT TYPE=\You used classroom observation from the field to reflect on

and revise
your practice.
____ Inadequate

____ Emerging

__x__ Proficient

Evidence (Candidate and Student)


You had several methods for informally
assessing student performance (the laptop
activity; finding examples in their story texts).
What criteria were you using to guide your
observations? You provided students with
supportive feedback about their responses.
Make sure your comments always relate to the
central learning focus of the lesson.
You were aware of their learning strengths and
weaknesses in this lesson through your
observations. You were open to feedback that
would improve your instructional skills.

____Distinctive

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Wisconsin Teaching Standard 10 (Communication, Integrative Interaction)

Teacher Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions Observed

Evidence (Candidate and Student)

<INPUT TYPE=\You related professionally and effectively with the


cooperating teacher
and faculty.
<INPUT TYPE=\You dressed professionally and consistently portrayed a

professional
demeanor.
____ Inadequate

____Emerging

__x+__ Proficient

You were professional in both your dress and


interactions with students. You established a very
positive relationship with your cooperating teacher
and have followed through on all your teaching and
course responsibilities in a consistent and timely
manner!

____Distinctive

Summary Statement and Areas to Concentrate on Improving: A fine beginning effort, Sara! You designed a well organized lesson with
clear objectives, engaging resources and a sequential set of instructional experiences. You created a positive and respectful learning environment.
You used media to create active student participation and had relevant ways for students to apply these skills as readers. Your assessments
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provided you with informal information to evaluate student performance. For your future growth, see my comments and suggestions above,
especially strategies related to generating more multiple perspectives and to increasing students independent practice with the content.
Overall Performance ____

Inadequate

____ Emerging

__x__ Proficient

____Distinctive

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