Name of School Observed:
Location of the School: Date of Visit:
Episode 1 School as a Learning Environment

Bonotbonot Elementary School
Bonotbonot, Buenavista, Bohol

Dec.-Feb. 2011

Name of Student: Efren Logroño, Jr. Course: BEED Resource Teacher: Mrs.Casiana Tecson Year & Section: III Signature: _____________

Cooperating School: Bonotbonot Elementary School Your mission is to do the following tasks: 1. Visit a school. Look into facilities and support learning areas in the campus, then in the classroom. 2. Accomplish the checklist as you move around the school premises. 3. Based on your gathered data in the checklist, describe the school environment. 4. Make a reflection on the characteristics of a school environment that promotes learning. 5. Present your idea of a good school environment through any of these: a. Descriptive Paragraph b. Photo Easy c. Sketch or Drawing d. Poem, Song or Rap


FACILITIES Office of the Principal Library Counseling Room Canteen Medical Clinic Audio Visual Center Reading Center Speech Laboratory Science Laboratory Gymnasium Auditorium Home Economics Room Industrial Workshop Area PTCA Office Comfort Room for Boys Comfort Room for Girls


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Others • • • Compost Pit Stage Flagpole Made of bamboo. Not so good in condition. Not good in condition. With diverse flowering plants and all are in bloom.


Playing Ground Lavatory

Not so wide but clean and grassy. It is found at the left corner at the back of the classroom.

An Observation Guide for the Classroom Visit 1. Describe the community or neighborhood where the school is found. - The community or neighborhood where the school is found is peaceful, clean and safe. It is located near the road. The area of the school is wide enough. Good management and discipline of the community is present. Although the school is near the road side but it is safe hence the school is surrounded by fence with a gate so that the students cannot easily escape from school. 2. Describe the school campus. What colors do you see? What is the condition of the building? - The school campus has a cool ambiance. It is surrounded by many trees. It is located near the road side. The school is well-fenced. There are five classrooms. One of the classrooms is made up of native materials called “amakan”, while the four remaining classrooms are made up of hollow blocks and cement. The foundation of the buildings is good because it is well-planned and built. The plaza is enough for the population of pupils from Grades 1 to 5. It has a small but clean plaza. I see a small pathway going to the flagpole surrounded by many flowering plants. The flagpole is located in front of Grades 2, 3 and 4 rooms. The stage is not yet finished. 3. Pass by the offices. What impression do you have of the officers? - Since it is not a complete elementary, i.e., from kindergarten to grades 1-6, there are no offices aside from the room of School- in-charge which is also the classroom of Grade 1 that is considered as there office. I see a lot of display materials. The room has aesthetic design and attractive. There are many learning materials posted. There is a mini-library with different types of books inside. The CR is located on the right corner of the room. It is a clean CR with proper sanitation.


4.) Walk through the school halls, the library, and the cafeteria. Look around and find out the other facilities. That the School has. -

The school doesn’t have a library, cafeteria and school canteen. When I walked through the school halls I found a bulletin board where they post important information. The school has no library but every room has its own mini-library. There is no cafeteria in the school but many vendors come to school selling their products.

An Observation Guide for the Classroom Visit
1. Look at the walls of the classroom. What are posted on the walls? What heroes, religious, figures, lessons visual aids, announcements, do you see posted. - There are a lot of learning materials posted in the wall. Picture of different heroes are there like Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio, Apolinario Mabini and other heroes. Picture of Philippine Sceneries, Philippine Folk dances, President are also posted in the wall. God is posted on the top of the classroom. There are also posted classroom officials, PTA officials, honor roll, daily cleaners, calendar, attendance chart, standard silent reading and standard oral reading and classroom rules. 2. Examine how the furniture is arranged. Where is the teacher’s table located? How are the tables and chairs/desks arranged? - The furniture is properly arranged. Teacher’s table is located on the left side of the room. Learner desks are well-organized, there are 4 rows in each row has five desks. 3. What learning materials/equipments are present? - Learning materials that are present are charts, pictures, visual aids, flashcards and reading materials like books and dictionary. 4. Observe the students. How many are occupying one room? - There are 35 students in one room. Each student has comfortable seats. 5. Is the room well-lighted and well- ventilated? - The room is well-lighted and well-ventilated. This character of a room plays an important role in the process of learning.


CLASSROOM FACILITIES MATRIX Classroom Facilities 1. Wall Displays Description(location, number, arrangement, condition) There are many wall displays in the room. Such materials being displayed are the pictures of some heroes and different views in our place and are covered with plastic. 2. Teacher’s Table These posted materials are attractive and teaches lesson. There is only one teacher’s table. It is located on the right side of the room near the window. The table is covered with 3. Learner’s Desks pink mantel and plastic. Such table is nice and plain. There are 20 learner’s desks since that room is composed of grades 3 and 4. The desks are properly arranged with enough distance from the other desks so that the students can move easily and comfortably. There are 4 rows. In every row there are 5 desks. The desks are painted with green 4. Blackboard 5. Learning Materials/Visual aids color. There are 2 blackboards being used by the teacher for the two grades. These are many learning materials and visual aids displayed in the classroom. Such materials are charts, pictures, flashcards, books and etc. These are placed at any side of 6. Comfort Room 7. Mini-Library the room. Some of these are new while others are not. There is only one CR, located on the right side of the room at the back side corner. It is located on the right side of the room near the window.

ANALYSIS 1. How do the school campus and the classroom in particular impact on the learning of the students going to school? What are your conclusions? - Conductive classroom atmosphere contributes to the learning of the students. Such classrooms have proper ventilation, well-lighted and free from noise. If the school campus is conducive as well as the classroom, the attention of the students will become focused on the lesson. They will learn easily and comfortable. Physical condition of the


How does this relate to your knowledge of child and adolescent development? How does this relate to your knowledge of facilitating learning? . In connection to my previous subject facilitating learning that in doing our task as a teacher I should follow the methods and techniques that are best for students to learn. reflect. the school is in my town. interact. REFLECTIONS 1.A high performance school seeks and provides adequate space and opportunities for students and teachers to spread out. 2. safe with proper ventilation and free from distractions. 6 . pupils learn easily if they were exposed to a friendly atmosphere. Would you like to teach in the school environment you just observed? Why? . Rain or shine they come to school. examine and test ideas. If there will design my own methods and techniques for better earning and see to it that it is effective. and the local community want it to be there. . Students. What kind of classroom is conductive to learning? The kinds of classroom that are conducive to learning are the following: . 2. What kind of school campus is conducive to learning? The kind of School campus that is conducive to learning is that it has a cool surrounding and is away from any disturbances.The school has adequate natural lighting that enhances productivity. 3. They are intrinsically and extrinsically motivated to study.Yes. . exchange information. skills and values. I like to teach in the school environment I have observed because the students are motivated to learn although they are not exposed to new technologies in teaching-learning process. teachers.In relation to my previous knowledge of child and adolescent development. the place is peaceful.The school strives for student-friendly conditions throughout the building. If there is a mastery of subject matter the lesson will have a sense of direction that leads to better learning of acquired knowledge. Also.The appearance of the school is inviting. . free from distractions and noises.classroom is not only to be considered as conducive. They could easily learn if every meeting teacher uses variety and novelty of learning materials and motivate them always. Teacher strategies are also factor to be considered. Physical environment is also the factor I like. If the teacher uses novelty of instructional materials the pupils will become attentive to listen and learn.

• The risk of an adverse health effect is very small. high performance schools manifest common traits (see annotated references in notes section): • A high performance school seeks and provides adequate space and opportunities for students and teachers to spread out. ♣ My Personal Illustration of an Effective School Environment . and manages noise. I will show novelty of instructional materials so that students will eager. adequate usable space. reflect. If students are comfortable. . exchange information. has a consistent temperature. It is comfortable. I will implement rules and procedures for the students to become responsible.The school is designed to reduce stress.The school is clean and sanitary. interested and motivated to learn. temperature and climate control. 4. I will make my room properly an orderly arranged.In the future I can accomplish my answer in number 3 by making my responsibility as a teacher. then learning becomes much easier. interact. • The school is inviting to good teachers and supports their retention. teachers. • The school strives for student-friendly conditions throughout the building. 7 . • The school is designed to reduce stress. Students. • The school has adequate natural lighting that enhances productivity. It is comfortable. and manages noise.The risk of an adverse health effect is very small. • The school is clean and sanitary.. • The appearance of the school is inviting. . and sanitation. and the local community pwant it to be there. Student and teacher comfort is indicated as the most important aspect of any school environment. .ESSENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATION OF SCHOOLS Research to date indicates productive.The school is inviting to good teachers and supports their retention. has a consistent temperature. lighting. noise control. examine and test ideas. how can you accomplish your answer in number 3? . In the future. Being comfortable is a combination of several different factors.

students begin to have difficulty understanding what is being said and are distracted by noise in other classrooms. At about the 68 or 69 db noise level. The design of schools is a very important factor when dealing with sanitation related to moisture. A temperature of 68-72 degrees is ideal and should be maintained year round. especially for mathematical and analytical skills. students can learn through virtual classrooms when no teacher is available. Water in classrooms 8 . Temperature and indoor climate is also important. Students should be able to easily see and hear the instructor and other students. Classrooms must be designed with effective communication and interaction in mind. Effective filters and cleaning must be functional so as to keep particulate matter. Comfortable surroundings aid in this form of learning. Classes should be designed to accommodate students so that the number of students does not exceed 20. Glare from hard surfaces is distracting and should be avoided wherever possible. Schools must be designed with good ventilation. A lower density of students per classroom will increase teacher and student interaction and communication. The following conditions help make the classroom a better place in which to learn. such as dust. allow the smooth exchange of information between student and machine. out of the air. but must be positioned and used in environments that do not cause distraction. Tools. Technology is at the center of the modern educational process. Odors can also be distract students. Building roofs that leak or will not stop water are detrimental. The effective lighting of schools has been related to high performance test scores time and again. Noise must be controlled to levels that do exceed 68db. Increasingly. but can be removed with good ventilation. Computers in classrooms are very important. such as the Internet. • Lighting in classrooms must focus on the front of the classroom and over the student’s desks.The classroom is the most important area of a school because it is where students and teachers spend most of their time and where the learning process takes place.

High humidity and standing water also creates an environment favorable to all kinds of bacteria.” EPISODE 2 – LEARNER’S CHARACTERISTICS AND NEEDS LEARNERS DEVELOPMENT MATRIX Development Domain PHYSICAL Preschooler Indicates age range Of children observed 5-6 Elementary Indicate age range children observed 7-8 High school Indicate age range children observed 15-16 9 . We find promotion of safety by the increased installation of cameras and • Monitoring devices throughout the school.” By definition. Clean schools not only lower the threat of the spread of illness. mental. Students feel better going to clean classes and sitting in clean desks and surroundings. especially respiratory infections. this is a healthy environment. and diarrheal outbreaks. Many schools today work with local law enforcement agencies to put security officers in schools. asthma attacks. Cleaning and maintenance of schools is vitally important and is often underemphasized and underperformed. The cleanliness of schools is also an important aspect of school environments. skin disease. In the final analysis. The presence of security officers often gives students a sense of safety and security.leads to mold which can cause allergic reactions. Sanitation in schools is important because young children face unique health hazards. “Health is the state of complete physical. but also convey a caring message to the students and teachers. and social wellbeing. the primary environmental policy and management objective of every school facility should be that of taking whatever steps are necessary to create a “sense of wellbeing. A school environment should be one in which every student feels safe. which can spread diseases.

and confidently. They like hands-on They love to play. draw and read. draw They become Experience and drill Interests and write anything. then easily with their classmates confidence. with their teacher either in vernacular or English. EMOTIONAL Moods temperament. They become moody when they are depressed and they become happy when they do accomplishment.Gross-motor skills Fine-motor skills Self-help skills Children are and brisk. interested in an activities. expression feelings and They are active. They interact with the Interaction with Love to play with their They interact together teachers with classmates/friends classmates. crying. time they are weak. read letters. It’s hard for them to Can solve easy and Can solve problems 10 . Can communicate with their teacher either in vernacular or English with proper grammar. They are not fluent on Can communicate in speaking. of others but is not of others. proper. Can dress their selves Can dress their selves Dress appropriately without the assistance without the assistance with styles. joyfully and actively. pre-school and elementary. confidence. They can walk. logically. SOCIAL Interaction teachers with They interact with their They interact without They interact actively teacher with self hesitation. There is shifting of briskly. run energetic and active and move appropriately. Often of easily cry. think Thinking skills Problem-solving They can’t be able to They can figure out They can figure out things. happy but their moods. read words. got trouble. sometimes they are lively active. clumsy They are very alert. They can write and They can write and They can write well. small things. enjoyable activity especially story telling. Emotional Independence COGNITIVE Communication skills They fell happy when They express their Their emotions are they play with their emotions through more mature than classmates.

the teacher should let the pupils to draw and assist them.Therefore.solve problem. teachers should not expect preschoolers to stay seated for a long period of time. teachers should developed mind and are provide different teaching competent on the different approaches and should use an learning abilities. Implications to the learning process .Like to move a lot and play. High schools have .They like to sing and dance. Elementary Age range of learners observed 7-8 - Elementary pupils have different learning abilities such as dancing. the teacher should always master his/her subject matter before conducting his/her class the next day. drawing. some problems.Therefore. .They like to draw. . - High school Age range of learners observed 15-16 - Therefore. therefore. . advance way of teaching that is equipped on their age. and are hungry of learning. the teacher should be aware of what he is teaching and be They are keen Observers careful of the way he/she present things. difficult following solutions. He/she should allow them to show it and encourage them in participating different activities where in they can show their talent. REFLECTIONS 11 . . the right ANALYSIS Level Preschool Age range of learners observed 5-6 Salient Characteristics Observed . singing. the teachers should find ways on how to develop their talent. the teacher should provide different activities for them.He/She should also have different kind of approach for the diverse learning abilities of the pupils. Therefore. Therefore.Therefore.

Before. How many boys are there? How many girls? . 4. I never study but still I learn in the discussion because I listen and I was so behave before when the class is going on. She shows a great concern towards us. I lead some naughty friend of mine too. Brenda Estorgio. This could help me as a teacher to become flexible in preparing varied learning strategies to meet the needs of every pupil. each of them has its own characteristics and needs. For the fact that every child is unique. This could also guide me to remember always that every learner have multiple-intelligences so I will integrate it to my lesson. Sometimes. Which is your favorite theory of development? How can this guide you as a future teacher? . did you recall your own experiences when you were there age? What similarities or differences do you have with the learners you observed? . 2. And this would be the difference of me from these pupils that I observed. 3. 12 . She is quite strict but is a very good teacher. in my elementary years.I will also consider that all pupils are not fast learners. While you were observing the learners. This would be the kind of teacher I would like to be in the future. EPISODE 3 – CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND LEARNING An observation Guide for the Learners Characteristics 1. I will give consideration to those slow learners.During my elementary grades. I always got the higher score than with my friends. As you observe the class. . emotional. Think of a teacher you cannot forget for positive or negative reasons. we don’t enter classes. social. How did she/he help or not help you with your needs (physical. She is a kind hearted and caring teacher. I was so naughty yet very participative in the class discussion. Share your insights here. 2. there is one teacher that I idolized and I always remember. But during exams. by discussing the lesson again if they did not understand it will. She developed us not only in cognitive domain but also in emotional domain.There are 10 boys and 8 girls. Note their ages. look into the characteristics of the learners.As what I have observed most of the girls are shy while boys are brisk and some are very naughty.When I was observing the learners. . Their age range is from 9-10 of age. I recall my own experiences when I was at their age. She was Ms. some of them cannot read well even at their level of year in school.My favorite theory of development is different children have different characteristics that lead to diverse needs. It should be our responsibility to develop them accordingly.1. These grades III and IV that I observed. and cognitive)? How did it affect you? .

Pupils tend to concentrate on your discussion for just a short period of time. the learners can work independently. there are rules and procedures posted in the room. books.. Is there a seating arrangement.Some has good listening skills while some are not.3. 5. After doing the action song she will check the attendance.The pupils are cannot manage their own behavior.Yes. Did the students participate in making the classroom rules? . they would start talking and would start in moving. and flashcards are arranged in a table. Classroom procedures are also posted like standard for oral reading and standard for silent reading.) . students belongings. 3. 2. warm-up activities. charts. the students participated and followed the classroom rules? They make it as their guide on what to do during class. What is the basis of this arrangement? 13 . 4. Describe their span of attention? .Yes. Are there rules and procedures posted in the room? . Books are stored in mini-library. etc. 4. There are classrooms to be followed. etc. some of them refer to the work of his/her seatmates for guidance and for some answers. Are they already able to manage their own behavior? . Student’s belongings and supplies are filed in a small cabinet. Interest of the pupils can affect their ability to concentrate. after that she will let the pupils an action song. However.Yes. Pictures. . After that. collect the assignment. the teacher conducts a prayer. attendance. they behave but just in a short while. assignment of monitors. Are there areas in the classroom for specific purposes (storage of teaching aids. Look into their listening skills and ability to concentrate.Yes.At first. there are areas in the classroom for the storage of teaching aids. Can the learners already work independently? . They need more motivation to have a good interest in the discussion. Focus on their behavior. 5. What are the daily routines done by the teacher? (Prayer. An Observation Guide for the Classroom Visit 1. After they are told to behave. 6. supplies. conduct a review of the previous lesson then open a new lesson.) How are they done? .

mini-library. 2. If a learner is not following instructions or is off-task what does the teacher do? (Behavior strategies) -If one of the learners will not follow instructions or is off-task the teacher scaffold the pupils on how to do. 6. and materials beau. CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT MATRIX Aspects of Management classroom Description Effect on the learners By having these areas specifically mini-library learners could develop their vocabulary. 7. (behavior strategies). CR. Sometimes. the teacher explains first her instructions to the pupils in order them understand what to do. washing facilities. Most of the pupils talk even in times of discussion.. there is a seating arrangement. These other areas make the classroom organized Classroom rules are located at They become responsible 1. The teacher said to them to shut up their mouth because after the discussion she will give exam and to those who can’t get the passing score will remain inside the room and have a remedial. Observe the noise level in the classroom. 8. Classroom Rules 14 . How is this managed? . She also imposed some disciplinary actions to discipline the students who are naughty. -The teacher’s behavior strategies in reinforcing positive behavior towards her pupils is that she integrate values to her lessons everyday and explain it well to the class.The classroom is very noisy. It is in the alphabetical order for the teacher to identify easily who is absent upon looking their seals.Yes. What does the teacher do to reinforce positive behaviors. Specific areas in the Such specific areas are the classroom teacher’s table. learner’s desk.

intellectual and social skills are enhanced and developed. collecting of assignment. To know what to do in oral and silent reading.As what I have observed the teacher should plan and decide effective behavior strategies towards the classroom by just praising students achievements so they become motivated to learn and to do the same. 6. By having these routines learners will become guided everyday. It is pink in color covered with plastic. Daily Routines 5. Classroom procedures are standard for oral and silent reading These are done by the teacher regularly. Discipline them when they get wrong by talking to them in a soft and slow voice.The pupils become routinized by designing classroom organization and routines. Handling misbehavior off. checking of attendance. What should the teacher have in mind when she/he designs the classroom organization and routines? What theories and principles should you have in mind? . Pupils are arranged alphabetically from boys to girls and discipline by having these classroom rules. Their physical. Which behavior strategies were effective in managing the behavior of the learner’s? In motivating the students? Why were they effective? . conducts a review then opens a new lesson.3. By arranging them alphabetically boys can’t find troubles with girls in a sense that boys are naughty.Their behavior is managed by Through these. REFLECTIONS 15 . emotional. They become interested and motivated because they are always expecting novelty of materials and something new to happen during discussion or activity. How did the classroom organization and routines affect the learner’s behavior? . 3. other pupils Behavior will be encouraged to do the same. students able. their mistakes and try to correct it. Classroom Procedures 4. Seating arrangement the back. learners task behavior disciplining them when they got could learn something from wrong. 2. Prayer. Reinforcement of positive It is done by praising the pupils Through these. 7. ANALYSIS 1.Classroom and routines affect the learner’s behavior in a sense that they learn something from it. By having these.

- These are the rules that I am going to implement in this level to make the students more responsible on their assigned task and be attentive on the class discussion. Such routines also are exposing learners to music. drill and etc 2. review of previous lesson. Such routines and procedures I will consider are conducting prayers. 3. One should not talk while the discussion is on going unless it is relevant to the discussion and is not out of topic. Why would you choose these rules? . action songs. This would also make the room more conducive to learning.1.Yes. Don’t talk in chorus. EPISODE 4 – INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND LEARNER’S ONTERACTION An Observation Guide for the Learner’s Characteristics 16 . checking of attendance.As I imagine myself organizing my own classroom in the future. and if you have the permission to talk. Raise your hand if you want to speak.Come to school on time. Should learners be involved in making the class rules? Why? . learners should be involved in making the class rules so that they will become more responsible and they will always be guided by these rules. Make a list of the rules you are likely to improve in this level. Imagine yourself organizing your classroom in the future. hands-on activities. It is not so hard for me to discipline these pupils and teach them. Do your assigned homework and assigned task every day. I would like to teach in a grade IV or V or in the sixth level of the grade level because it is more appropriate for me and I’m capable of this level. Pay attention on the discussion. In what grade/year levels do you see yourself? What routines and procedures would you consider for this level? Why? . and open a new lesson. checking of assignment. Sit properly.

Do they Behave and interact differently? . Outside Class: 17 . Most of them are Roman Catholic.When a student is called and cannot answer the teacher’s questions. Do the learners cooperate with or complete against each other? . those seating in front are eager to learn. How much interaction is there in the classroom? Describe how the students interact. Find out the number of students. Which students participate actively? Which students ask for most help? . racial groups. When a student is called and cannot answer the teacher’s question. There are times that learners interact actively when they find the lesson easy. More often than not.1. 4. . when it comes to difficult lesson they do not. They grouped themselves.Those pupils seating on the back usually don’t listen and often have their own world while the teacher is discussing. Usually. Describe the relationship among the learners. Some good pupils interact more than others and they are seated together. They are all Filipinos.Typically. Those students seating in front participate more actively than those at the back. During class: 1. There are times when they cooperate with each other. 2. Observe the learners seated at the back and the front part of the room. with one another and with the teacher.Interaction from the learners is varied. do the classmates try to help him? Or do they raise their hands so that the teacher will call them instead? . those intelligent pupils are the one who interact more than the other and they are seated in front. 3. 5. During the discussion. Are there groups that interact more with the teacher than others. On the other hand. those that are seating in front really listen on the discussion. . an enthusiastic child goes in front to listen if he/she is interested on the discussion. gender. Those students in front to the middle are those that usually raise their hand and ask for most help. students who are fast learners participate actively while slow learners did not show active participation. some classmates raise their hand and others dictates answers.Relationships among the learners varied at a time. While most of the time they argue especially in checking papers.There are 18 students 8 girls and 10 boys. Gather data as to their ages. religious and ethnic backgrounds.

4. Identify the persons who play key role in the relationship and interactions in the. how would you want the learners in your classroom to interact? How will you make this happen? 18 .The students group themselves outside the class according to their gender and age.Learners interact with each other by talking about movies. Describe how the learners interact with each other? What do they talk about? . a mascot/joker. an attention seeker. Boys make their own group and girls do the same. 2. a little teacher.Students coming from the minority group are accepted by others who belong to elite family by welcoming and showing them as a friend as well as brothers and sisters. ANALYSIS 1. describe the groupings.All Grade III and Grade IV pupils play key role in the relationship and interactions in the classroom.Factors influencing the grouping of learners outside the classroom are the gender and their age. Are students coming from the minority group accepted or rejected by the others? How is this shown? .1. What factors influence the grouping of learners outside the classroom? . REFLECTIONS 1.Being in the classroom I feel honored and glad for I am a part of a family because learners become closed to me as well as the teacher. There appears to be the leader. How did you feel being in that classroom? Did you feel a sense of oneness and unity among the learners and between the teacher and the learners? . games. classrooms. a doubter/pessimist? . 3. 2. by age? by gender? by racial or ethnic groups? Or are the students in mixed social groupings? If so. 2.The teacher influences the class interaction considering the individual differences of the students by giving equal treatment to all the pupils and encourages those pupils who are shy to interact and participate during the discussion. What roles do they play? Is there somebody who appears to be the leader. . How does the teacher influence the class interaction considering the individual? How differences of the students? . How do the students group themselves outside the class? Homogenously. and their funny experiences in and outside the school campus. mascot/joker and a little teacher. In the future.

Their parents don’t have time to teach them because they are busy striving hard for food and money. They don’t even discipline their child that’s why they perform such behavior in class that the teacher must impose disciplinary actions. EPISODE 5 – INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND LEARNER’S INTERACTION An Observation Guide for Individual Differences 1. presence of some learning disability. 2. I will encourage them to cooperate in any activities so that they will learn better and socialize with others as well as being aware of the learning materials used. one should always be patient and one should commit himself to his profession because teaching is not just a profession but it is a vocation.Learners have different skills and abilities. regardless of religious. As a teacher. they should treat them equally and give them importance. etc. damn or any bad words that may hurt the feelings of the learners. a service without expecting any rewards from them. They should respect one another to avoid discrimination and most of all to avoid trouble between them. ethnic and racial background. Besides. It is a service where in the only reward is the successfulness of the learners you have taught. I should also tell them not to discriminate their classmates especially those that came from minority groups. The teacher should give the very best he can give for his pupils. I will encourage the learners to take part and participate in all the school activities in and out of the classroom regardless of their varied religious. Nobody should be discriminated and treated as inferiors and don’t ever call dull. ..As future educator. I should also encourage them to love one another and to foster friendship among them. I want them to participate so that their cognitive. They should be treated equally. Most of the boys got high score in every exams. . Observe the class to see the differences in abilities of the learners. Validate your observations by asking the teacher about the background (family. Try to identify the students who seem to be performing well and those seem to be behind.In the future I would like the learners to interact in my classroom actively. affective and psychomotor skills will be developed. while there are also slow learners that teacher tend to repeat the lesson in order for them to understand. fool.According to the teacher. Some of them are fast learners. 3. 19 .) of these children. students who are slow learners are those belong to lower class of society. ethnic or racial background to interact and participate? .Boys perform well in the class than the girls. They possess their skills in areas they are good. while girls got low score. . How will you encourage all learners. socioeconomic. 3.

Both high achieving and low-achieving learners have different way of accomplishing tasks.Teacher used collaborate approach in handling the students differences in abilities. They interact with their teacher and others with respect and kindness. She begins from general to specific by breaking down the lesson into parts through giving many examples so that they will understand accurately. My observation was proven in their test results. interaction with teacher. pare in accomplishing tasks. 2. the way they present their ideas and respond to the teacher’s direction. She used it for the pupils have the chance to share ideas with the other classmates to improve their speaking ability and self-confidence. How did the students respond to the teacher? . Describe the methods used by the teacher in handling the students’ differences in abilities. Those that are eager to learn approached the teacher to ask if there’s something that bothers them. Observe the teacher’s method in addressing the learning needs of the students in his/her class.My observation match the given information given by the teacher when the teacher told us the socio-economic status of the students and their way of living which is one of the factors that that affect the learning of the students. . .The teacher uses inductive method to meet the learning needs of the students. 5. There is a wide gap between the students who are performing well and those that do not. ANALYSIS 1. High achievers use complex way while low achievers use simple way. 3. interaction with others. Observe the behavior of both the high achieving and low-achieving learners. This is because those students that are performing well are really a keen observer and really behave well and participated in the class while the slow learners do the opposite. Describe the differences in ability levels of the students in the class. REFLECTIONS 20 . Note their dispositions. Did your observation match the information given by the teacher? Were you able to correctly identify who among the students performed well and who did not? What behavior helped you identify them? . The students respond the teacher by participating in the activity.4. Those active learners aggressively participated in the discussion and raise their hand while the slow learners are quietly seating at the back and looks at you with an empty mind. Is there a wide gap between the students who are performing well and those that are not? . yes.Definitely. I was able to correctly identify also who among the students performed well and who did not because of the way they behave and interact in the class discussion.

Every individual is unique and has different ways to learn. Recall the time when you were in the elementary or high school. The teacher handles us through discussions. From my grades 1-6. . Some of us are very naughty and in fact. and oral participation. I knew them since we’re in one class. I am one of them. what methods and strategies will you remember in the future to ensure that you will be able to meet the needs of both the high and low-achievers in your class.SCHOOL LINK Suggested Parent Interview Guide Name of Learner: Louis Miguel Romero Date of Birth: October 15. There were slow learners. It is advisable for the teacher to have collaborative approach in order for the students to learn with each other and they may come up with the best solution/ answer to a particular problem given.As I recall the time were I was in the elementary grades. there were really high and low achievers in our class before. Some of my classmates respond easily while others do not. they may not be that effective for the slow learners or those that have lesser interest in their studies. no learner is the same with the others. the teacher conducts groupings/ group activity. I have been with these learners.1. EPISODE 6 – HOME . Having a group work is the best way for them to share ideas. In detail. 2002 Grade/Year Level: Grade III Number of Siblings: 5 Birth Order: Youngest Parents: Age: 9 Gender: Male 21 . we always excel in math challenge competition with the different school and always got the first place. Brain storming may lead to an idea which the teacher doesn’t expect that his/her students may come up with that idea. I found my teacher before as an effective one because I was able to learn in the way she teaches us. How did your teacher deal with differences in abilities? Was your teacher effective? . With the principle of individual differences in mind.In a classroom setting. Sometimes. review. 2. Recall the high and low achievers in your class. However.

Food preferences of the learner as a child at present: . Who took care of him/her as a child? .His sisters. Mother’s health during pregnancy with the learner: . friends and classmates are his playmates.Yes. he was allowed to go out with friends.He suffers commonly from toothache. Who were the learner’s playmates? . do not play too much and avoid troubles with friends. Health: He is physical healthy.Mother: Ella Rosario Romero Age: 35 Occupation: Teacher Father: Alberto Romero Age: 37 Occupation: Brgy. I always say to him to behave at school and study hard so that he can fulfill his ambitions in life. Such rules are to go home early. . I have some rules for him to follow when he go out. As a child then was he/she is allowed to play outside? . He loves to play with his playmates. Does your child go to you when she/he feels down or has a problem? What do you do to meet his/her emotional needs? . Is he/she allowed to go out with friends? Do you have rules for him/her to follow regarding g out? What are these rules? . We slept together and I comforted him with hug. Councilor Educational Attainment: College Graduate Educational Attainment: College Level Learner’s Physical Aspect: He is chubby and short. loner).Yes.His father took care of him as a child because his mother is working abroad. He started talking when he was 1 year old. 22 . And I teach him how to pray and be good and do good deeds to others. outgoing or shy. Learner’s Social Aspect: Describe your child’s sociability (friendly.He started walking when he was 10 months old.I expect him finish his study flying colors. How do you provide a nurturing environment for your child? . he was allowed to play outside. Ailments or health problems of the learner as a child: . cake and chocolate.He approached me when he missed his mother.He is friendly. Age of the learner when he started to walk/talk: .The condition of the mother during pregnancy was normal and healthy. Emotional – Moral What are your expectations of your child? .I always discipline him when he committed mistakes.He loves eating hotdog.

I make counseling. I won’t allow him to play with friends when he has project.V when he is not yet finished doing his assignment. Lastly. How do you monitor his/her performance in school? How do you motivate him/her? . Do you have rules at home to help him develop good study habits? What are these rules? How are they implemented? . First I want him. Lastly. I don’t allow him to watch T.V if he is not yet finished doing assignment. THE LEARNER’S DEVELOPMENT PROFILE (outline) Name of the Learner: Louis Miguel Romero School: Bonotbonot Elementary School Date of home Visit: February 3.Whenever he won’t follow my rules. he excel best in English.He is good in academic. First. Do you have rules in the house? What are they? .He likes reading books especially story books and watching television. Second. How do you discipline your children? . I give him time to study and he should follow it.Yes. he is not allowed to watch T.Yes I have rules in the house.When he committed mistakes. I go to him and say that his misbehavior is not good. I always remind him to behave and show respect to others especially to older person.When he is not successful in something I always say that a winner never quits and a quitter never wins. Second. and remind him about the rules which I want him to follow for him to become a good person in the society. I encourage him to stand again whenever he fails in doing something. What is he/she good at in school? . What are the consequences of breaking the rules? .She find difficult in Math subject. I have rules at home to develop his good study habits.I impose the rules by just telling him personally.I monitor him in school by asking the teacher about his performance. I always motivate him by praising his achievements and encourage him to do better. I tell him always to eat properly. Learner’s Cognitive Aspects: What are the child’s interests? . to behave and obey my command.What do you do when he/she is not successful in something? . In what subject/s does he/she have difficulty? . How do you impose the rules? . 2011 23 . God will punish him if he will do it again.

psychomotor and so as to the total personality of the pupils. Since home is the first school of the child. psychomotor skills as well as the total personality of each leaner. For the fact that learning is an active process.Date of Birth: October 15. The teacher is responsible in carrying and molding the cognitive. This means that. He knows how to respect others.I conclude that the school and home contribute a great impact in developing the cognitive. Hence the learning of the child begins at home. affective. Emotional – Moral Development . The learner alone contributes a big part in developing his skills. she is very good in leaching him as well as the whole class is a sense that she is the second parent of the child. At home the child learns values. teacher must engage him in learning activities and provide opportunities in developing their skills. in terms of heavy works he can’t do it without the assistance of others. He is behaving in school and home.I found out that.The child grows healthy. He can work independently without the assistance of others. Cognitive Development . He knows how to socialize other people in a good way. works and his 24 . He is the high-achiever in the class. He learns fast and participates actively during class activities. He is not the same as the other learner. he learns to live without her presence. classmates and friends outside the school. So. Social Development .Since his mother is not home. even though the child lived in his father alone he excels in school. Conclusions . nobody can learn for us except of our own selves.The learner is friendly and sociable.His cognitive aspect continuously developed as he comes to school and study. He interact his teacher. his father provided a nurturing environment of the child. His learning’s depend on him of how he treasure and use it in real-life situation. for the learner to learn. 2002 Grade/Year Level: III Family Profile Number of Siblings: 5 Birth Order: Youngest Parents: Mother: Ella Rosario Romero Age: 35 Occupation: Teacher Father: Alberto Romero Age: 37 Occupation: Brgy. However. Findings . affective. Councilor Age: 8 Gender: Male Educational Attainment: College Graduate Educational Attainment: College Level Physical Development . He learns to communicate with other respectfully. In part of the teacher.

He/she must use varied strategies in order to catch the interest and attention of the pupils to focus on the lesson. resourceful and patience in handling the learners. Have clear and reasonable expectations and limits for their children. parents become aware of the performance of his/her child. social. such family factors contribute to the development and over-all adjustment of the learner in school are parent factors if how they act in front of their children. school plays a vital role in molding the child.cognitive slowly developed. p0arents used authoritative parenting style.Yes. become aware of the learners behavior by asking the background of the child. he will develop a sense of discrimination in the society. He/she must bear in mind the knowledge that the learners get rather than the salary receive. Broken family is also factor because child grows without a father or mother who is responsible in taking care of him/her. how they impose discipline among the members of the family and how they guide and nurture their children. So. what do you think is the style of parenting experienced by the learner? Explain your answer.In relation to what I have learned from child development . He could find difficulty in doing adjustments at school. The most important is the role of the learner. Teachers also.From my home visit and interview.) From your home visit and interview. They must be open with their children. they must be motivated to learn and participate since they are responsible of their own learning. 3.) Relating your data with what you learned from child development. emotional-moral and cognitive aspect of the learner. He feels isolated from others who have complete family. REFLECTIONS 25 . Since school is made for the purpose of developing physical. what are these effects? . they are responsible in guiding and disciplining their children. As the child goes to study from pre-school until college he spends much time in school rather than at home. what family factors do you think contribute to the development and over-all adjustment of the learner in school? . 2. . If one of their children commits mistakes they make children understand consequence of their behavior. For the parents. With this. they could guide their child in performing better at school. Recommendations . the communications between the home-school has an effect on the learner.I recommend that teacher must be diligent. With this.) Does the communication between the home-school have an effect on the learner? If yes. Such effects are. ANALYSIS 1. They should ask them about their study and give encouragement to focus and study hard so as to become successful in their life. However. the total development of the child depends in school as well as the teacher which is the most important person in school that bears knowledge and values to share with the learner.

) H .Learning Process 26 .incorporate N .) As a future teacher. They are very firm with us and expect unwavering and unquestioning obedience.High-diversified background O . 3. physical punishment or threats.Concern of H .Methods to be used for E . In return.As a future teacher. 2.Learners I .Learning L .Knowledge FIELD STUDY 2 Experiencing the Teaching.Students must C .Authorization parenting style is used by my parents.his/her O . What type of parenting did you experience? How did it affect you? . they could help me by encouraging their child to study at home and discipline their child to behave in school. I will make counseling to them together with their child.Effectiveness in learning S .1.Open acceptable M .) Reflect on your own development as a child. By this. I could establish good home-school collaboration by conducting meeting once a month among the parents regarding the performance of their child.New K .Of L . how would you establish good home-school collaboration? How can you work well with the parents? How can you help them? How can they help you? .Output O . I will be able to inform them about the progress and failure of their child. There are rules set by them to be followed and our misbehavior is met with withdrawal of affection.

2. Meta cognitive and positive motivational process of learning? . pictures flashcards. divergent and open-ended questions.Name of School Observed: Location of the School: Date of Visit: Bonotbonot Elementary School Bonotbonot. This serve as catalyst in the development of higher-order thinking skills or creative thinking skills for this reason. Aim at the development of critical and creative thinking 27 . the whole brain must be used for balanced learning not just the left or critical thinking but also the right for creative thinking. Jr. Hence. begin with the end in mind. allows you to think aloud and Meta cognate in order to create logical and creative ideas in such problems. Course: BEED Resource Teacher: Mrs.The principles in teaching-learning commonly applied were learning is an active process.Such instructional materials were used in teaching are charts. 3. What principles in teaching-learning were commonly applied? .Casiana Tecson Year & Section: III Signature: _____________ Cooperating School: Bonotbonot Elementary School 1.-Feb. Which of the principles in teaching facilitate the cognitive. This principle also. learning is meaningful when it is connected to student’s everyday life and good teaching goes beyond recall of information. Bohol Dec. this principle includes questions of high-level. 2011 EPISODE 1 LOOKING THROUGH THE MEANINGFUL LEARNING EXPERIENCES OBSERVATION SHEET Name of Student: Efren Logroño. These were the principles that the teacher applied in her teaching learning process. Buenavista.Aim at the development of critical and creative thinking is the principles that facilitate the cognitive. Meta cognitive and positive motivational process of learning. books and visual aids. What instructional materials were used in teaching? .

Learning activities done by the teacher and students were successful. They actively participated even though their answers were wrong. Scribble a brief reflection of your feelings and insights from your observation experience. She also used mnemonic strategies that assist students in recalling important information. Teacher used visual aids in her discussion as powerful aids in retention as well as in understanding. or open-ended questions. Description of Learning Activities .Classroom strategies using visual processing and mnemonic strategies are used by the teacher. We need not go into a laborious research to be convinced that the development of critical and creative thinking is wanting in classrooms. the type of citizens needed to make democracy. If we want to contribute to the development of citizens who are critical and creative thinkers. who. He must not only ask questions begin with what.The teacher is responsible in aiming at the development of critical and creative thinking among the learners. If the teacher wants to develop the thinking skills of the learners he must exercise questions of how and why in such a way their critical and creative thinking will be developed. . Since learners need to be taught again to remember important information that is useful in everyday life. EPISODE 2 – LEARNERS CHARACTERISTICS AND NEEDS MY JOURNAL Description of Teaching Strategies . divergent. where and when hence these are low-level questions.- This is said more than done. Open-ended questions must be included since learners are allowed to think aloud and meta cognate their ideas in order to arrive into better ideas. the classroom atmosphere that prevails is not ripe for the development of critical and creative thinking. The learners were able or participate and cooperate with each other. then we should include in our scope of questions high-level. 28 . lowlevel questions. With teachers quite used to awarding and praising pupils/students giving the right answers and sometimes branding the pupil or student who ask questions “pilosopo”. She used visual aids for more understanding and learning that pupils will acquire. The teacher must employ teaching strategies and techniques that serve as a catalyst in the development of higher-order thinking skills (HOTS). Most questions asked whether oral or written are convergent.

nor die for us. Hence the most effective approaches according to the researchers are learning by doing and learning by teaching others.Most of the pupils participate. How do the learners participate in the learning activities? . So. They learn to participate w/c is a sign of developing communication skills and improving self-confidence. there was a high percentage of participation. And their skills in writing were also developed through the given written exam by the teacher. only few of them are not. So. For nobody can learn for us in the same way that nobody can eat for us. . What instructional materials are employed? 29 . EPISODE 3 – ASSISTING A TEACHER WITH A “TEACHER’S TOOLBOX” An Observation Guide for Assisting Teacher 1. Description of Learner’s Participation (proportion of learners who participated and quality of participation) . The teacher should actively engage the learners in learning activities if he/she wants them to learn what he/she intend to teach. It helps them to think ideas by answering questions given by the teacher during the activities. 2.The said learning activities gave impact to the personality of the pupils as well as their cognitive and psychomotor skills. They ask questions that are difficult for them. teacher should give students opportunities to participate in classroom activities.The learners did not participate actively because they find the lesson quite difficult. He/she have to give varied activities to the students for “hands-on-minds-on” learning. Scribble a brief reflection of your feelings and insights from your observation experience. nor live for us. What are the objectives of the lesson? Uses adjectives to describe an object Writes a sentence to describe objects Draws an object. 3. They try to participate even though their answers their answers are wrong so that the teacher will correct it. They try to think what the lesson all about is by listening attentively to the teacher. There is a good quality of participation since majority of the class participate during activities. Their personality developed hence the teacher integrated values to her lesson.In relation to one of the guiding principles in the selection and use of teaching strategies that learning is an active process.

Good teaching goes beyond recall of information and emotion has the power to increase retention and learning. What reasons dies the teacher give in having such learning activities? The teacher given such learning activities because she wants to improve and develop the cognitive. Pictures are more appropriate in a sense that Grade II pupils like to see pictures especially if it is colorful and attractive. materials. affective.. materials. In assessing learners. charts. They ask questions if they do not understand. Most appropriate materials to be used are real objects. 5. Teacher should conduct group activity. the teacher asked some questions to the learners this was her way in assessing the process. Your own suggested activity. Teacher’s Activity Describe the Theories of learning learning applied behavior of the by the teacher. Assessment should be done by asking ¾ of the pupils about the previous lesson. Review is appropriate activity. She should use pictures as her instructional materials. psychomotor skills as well as the personality of the learners. learners. How does the teacher assess the learning in the lesson? Is she assessing the process or the product? . 4. Begin with the end in mind. Real objects are appropriate because learners like complete instructional materials. By contributing 2. she must contribute Reasons for your suggested activity. In assessing learners teacher should ask ¾ of the pupils in order to know if most pupils remember and understand. or assessment that is more appropriate. During the process which was the discussion. Review Learners are able to answer the questions of the teacher about the previous lesson. share lesson objectives to the pupils. After the discussion the teacher gave exam to the learners which were the product. learning is an active process and learning is meaningful when it is connected to 30 . or assessment. 1. Discussion Learners participate the discussion.The teacher assessed both the process and product.Word flashcards. drawing materials and real objects are instructional materials used by the teacher.

Some of them pass while others are not. Drill. Learning by doing and learning is an experience which occurs inside the learner and is activated by the learner. Subject Matter 1. She describe the must use picture. Uses adjective to describe a person. object.student’s everyday life. Discussion. and Application Instructional Materials are: .Review. place or animals. Evaluation Learners answer the exam given by the teacher. Describing Persons Lesson Adjectives Recites the definition of an adjective. She must will develop their use pictures or communication real objects and skills and selfask the class to confidence.Review. 3. Describing Animals - Learning Activities And Instructional Materials Learning activities are: .Books and pictures Learning activities are: . Drill. Instead of written Teacher must exam teacher give oral should give oral examination so exam to the that the pupils pupils. develop a sense of belongingness with his/her coclassmates. equally her questions equally questions to the pupils will pupils. and Group Assessment Tools Evaluation and Assignment Evaluation and Assignment 31 . In pictures or charts assessing to identify who learners she among the pupils should ask one know how to by one question describe an to the pupils. She should conduct one by one questions orally to evaluate if there is a mastery of learning. Write sentences to describe a person Uses adjectives to describe animals 2.

drill. charts places and and pictures events.- 3.Review. sentence or two using Instructional Materials adjectives to are: describe . are:  Books and charts Uses adjective Learning activities to describe are: Evaluation places and . Adjectives that Describe places and Events - - Describe Activity animals in 2-3 Instructional Materials sentences. and events discussion and Assignment Write a application. FIELD STUDY 3 TECHNOLOGY IN THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Name of School Observed: Bonotbonot Elementary School 32 .Books.

See what learning resources are present? . The pupils can easily find the books they want. Go around the Learning Resource Center. charts and manila papers are properly organized.Casiana Tecson Year & Section: III Signature: _____________ Cooperating School: Bonotbonot Elementary School An Observation Guide for a LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER 1. The pupils only ask the permission to the teacher if they will borrow books or use it. These are well-placed. They are arranged for easy access.They are well-organized according to its uses and Teaching Approaches where the Resource is Most Useful . test papers. Are these .There are no guidelines/procedures posted for borrowing of materials. List of Available Learning Resources Available Learning Resources 1. Buenavista. 3. Examine how the materials are arranged and how they are classified. however each classroom had its own many-library.-Feb. Books are arranged according to their subject discipline. 33 . because each learning materials placed there has a label. Are they free from dust and moisture? Are they arranged for easy access? . charts and manila papers placed there. Bohol Dec. Jr. free from dust and moisture because mini-library is covered with plastic as its curtains. 2.Location of the School: Date of Visit: Bonotbonot. newspapers. Look for the guidelines/procedures for borrowing of guidelines/procedures posted or available for the users to refer to? materials. There were books.As I went around the school campus there was no learning center. Print Resources  Charts Characteristics and Unique Capabilities . 2011 EPISODE ITHE SCHOOL’S LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER Name of Student: Efren Logroño. They are organized and classified according to its uses.The learning materials are properly arranged. Course: BEED Resource Teacher: Mrs.They are very useful for both teacher and learners. Newspapers. test papers.

NONE . NONE . I felt happy at the same time sad because though they are lack of learning materials/ resources but teachers are able to teach the pupils. 3. What are the strengths of the Learning Resource Center? . 4. They are not able to explore higher things. What are its weaknesses? 34 . 4. With regards to the books.Since there was no guidelines and procedures. Books  Visual Aids  Dictionary 2. ANALYSIS 1. The counting balls are placed above the mini-library since mini-library is a form of a cabinet. while others seem too old. Non-electronic Visual Resources  Maps  Counting balls functions.The maps are covered with plastic and placed in a plain and clean wall. and pupils are eager to learn. The materials are accessible for the teacher because all are organized. Some of there were new.Yes. Visual aids and charts are well printed. Books are arranged depending to its subject contents and other materials are arranged properly. Audio Resources 3. 2. Do the guidelines and procedures facilitate easy access to the materials by the teacher? Why? Why not? . learning resources/materials are arranged properly according to their functions and characteristics.The strengths of the learning resource center are: 1. Were the learning resources/materials arranged properly to their functions and characteristics? . So government must supply new textbooks and other learning materials needed. ICT Resources Impression . They will just ask permission from the teacher when they want to borrow or use. 3.Upon looking the learning materials available. NONE 4. It is free from dust and moisture. 2. NONE Useful in any subject area depending about the subject matter to be discussed. Pupils have no difficulty in getting the materials because it is within their reach. but still pupils can use materials easily. almost are old. All are arranged and classified according to its uses and functions. Accessible for everybody to use.learning process.Maps are useful in history and counting balls for mathematics subject. I’m sad because now a days other uses high-technology in teaching. and they are not expose to these due to inadequacy in learning resources.

What suggestions can you make? . Which of the materials in the learning resources caught your interest the most? Why? . 5. How many board displays do you see? .As I roamed around the school. It is much better if the school will make a library separated from the classroom. It was placed where target viewers can see them easily.BULLETIN BOARD DISPLAYS An Observation Guide for BOARD DISPLAYS 1. The theme was Valentine’s Day. 2. What materials were used in making the displays? Are borders used? . learning materials are inadequate. Which one do you feel you need to learn more about? . yet it is attractive to the viewers. REFLECTIONS 1. There was posted in the board a heart made by red cartolina.Books and dictionary are the materials I am already confident to use. 2. grammar construction inconsistencies) 35 .My suggestions are: 1. and 4 rooms. 3.Among the materials present in the learning resources which caught my interest was the counting balls.The display board was posted on the wall between Grades 2.. I saw one bulletin board display. It was only the color. Which gadgets/materials are you already confident to use/operate? .All the materials present in the learning resource center are easy to use. 4. What are the displays about? What images and color do you see? How are the pieces of information arranged? -The display was about the month of February. Therefore. 3. scissors in cutting heart-shape and construction paper for making borders. Books are limited to sustain the needs of learning.They used cartolina. 3. I can say that I don’t need to learn more about those materials. EPISODE 2 . Where are the display boards found? Are there in places where target viewers can see them? . Go around the school and examine the board displays. I feel confident in using books because I already used books when I was in elementary until now. 5. With regards to dictionary. Maintain cleanliness and orderliness. These were very attractive and colorful. Do you notice some errors? (Misspelled words. 3.There is only one weakness regarding the learning resource center which is the mini-library. Government must provide variety of books for learners. I know how to use it. 2.

Yes.  Attractiveness .Objects arranged so stability is perceived..    .  The display was not so attractive because only one color was used.  There was a good balance of board display.Colors and arrangement catches and holds interest. It did not use many colors.  It is somewhat confusing to learners since they don’t know what Valentine’s Day really is. Are the messages clear and easily understood? . NI S VS O  Comments  Words are easy to understand by the viewers.The style and approach entice learners to be involved. Criteria  Effective Communication . it was posted in the center. 6. 3 and 4 rooms facing the plaza.  Unity .  Interactivity .Conveys the message quickly and clearly.  Display materials were well printed and 36   Balance . the messages were clear and understandable.  There was little unity of display.No! I haven’t noticed any errors. BOARD DISPLAYS EVALUATION FORM Topic of the Board Display: Valentine’s Day Location of the Board Display in School: In front of the Grades 2.Repeated shapes or colors or use of borders holds display together.

3 and 4 classrooms. They only put the theme of the month of February. ANALYSIS 37 . misspelled words.   An Evaluation Report of a Bulletin Board Bulletin Board Evaluated by: Efren Logroño. They did not use variety of colors to get the interest of viewers. items are securely attached. • They did not use or write some sayings that relates to Valentine’s Day.  Durability . It was not pleasing to the eyes of readers. Evaluation: Observations Strengths • The display attached to bulletin board was legible and grammatically correct. It was not so attractive because only one color was used but all were free from grammatical errors. It was well posted • The theme of the month was clear and printed well.  It was free from grammar. Jr.Free from grammar errors. Location: Bonotbonot Elementary School Brief Description of the bulletin Board: -Their bulletin board was placed in front of Grades 2.  It’s durability could last for 1 month above.They must use variety of colors so that their display will become attractive. Weaknesses • They used only one color. and ambiguity. They should write some sayings that relate to Valentine’s Day to catch the attention and interest of the viewers. Judgments/Evaluation of educational and other aspects Recommendations or suggestions for improvement .Well-constructed.  clear.Letters and illustrations can be seen from a good distance. Legibility . Pupils can read it directly because it was placed where target viewers can see.  Correctness .

since heart is love. It was placed at the center that the target viewers can see easily. What do you think was the board display? Was it effective? Why? Why not? . Best features of my proposed bulletin board enhancement: 38 . 2. Did the board display design reflect the likes/interests of its target audience? Why? Why not? . parents and God. 3. All pupils are informed about facts in the month of February in celebrating love with friends.I think the purpose of the board display is to inform pupils and to emphasize February as the month of love. It is effective.The board display design reflected the likes/interest of its target audience because it was form of a heart with color red which attracted the eyes of the learners. Though. legibility. classmates. Was the language used clear and simple for the target audience to understand? Why? Why not? . To emphasize Valentine’s Month. though pupils did not understand Valentine’s Day but through the symbol they know the meaning of it. Bulletin board should possess the following characteristics: have attractiveness.Their bulletin board display must be done creatively because good displays reflect the efforts exerted by each concerned teacher. classmates. 4.1. balance. correctness in grammar and durable and effective communication. To value the month of love. unity. interactivity. they know a little about it because of the heart symbol. parents and God. What suggestions can you make? . neighbors. neighbors. MY PROPOSED BOARD DISPLAY Theme: Love one another Board Title: Valentine’s Day Rationale: for general information Objectives: To celebrate love with friends.The language used was clearly written or printed but the theme Valentine’s Day was not familiar to learners of Grade’s 1 to 5.

Which skills do you still need to develop? Reflect on how you can improve on or acquire these skills. and I will arrange it properly.A teacher should be creative because it entails the skills in making various styles and designs that could attract the learners. . Color combination should be creatively done.A teacher should be resourceful so that what she plans will be realized by just using available resources presents in the school. our teacher told us to make board displays about the theme nutrition month. Effective Communication Skill . learner’s attention will be gained. construction papers. Which of the skills do you already have? Recall your past experiences in making board displays. Under the title. 3. Resourceful . We selected those clean and attractive colors of cartolina. It is my weakness since elementary in making draw with good color combination.. Since we are far from the store.A teacher should have a good communication skill since the words presented in the bulletin should reflect his/her personality. and cut-out letters. a.Maybe. REFLECTIONS 1. Name at least 5 skills that a teacher should have to be able to come up with effective board display. We used many designs in our display to make it attractive and arouse the interest of the students. d. Materials for Aesthetic Enhancement: . I will cut heart shape from red cartolina with yellow as it borders.My proposed bulletin enhancement is covered with plastic so that it will become free from dust. he/she will be able to convey the message clearly to the readers. How do you practice these skills? . Then. Unique . In this sense. I will make colorful designs of my board display that can attract the pupil’s eyes. In the upper portion is the big cut-out letters of Valentine’s Day.A teacher should be unique in making bulletin board display because it will arouse learner’s curiosity. We used newspapers. c. Elaborate on why each skill is needed. Skill in Color Combination . extra art paper in making borders and we also used crayons in coloring our drawing. bond paper. e. I will cut-out letters of theme Love one another. we utilized those materials available in the office. I don’t know how to combine 39 . b. 2.I need to develop my skills in color combination.I will use cartolina. in this sense. Creative . the skill that I already have is being resourceful. thus. As I recalled my experiences in high school.A teacher should possess this skill because correct color combination attracts the reader’s attention.

As I listened to the verbal responses of the pupils. eagerness and understanding? . eagerness and understanding? .Both teacher and pupils used books in English II. in making or presenting her lesson understandable to the learners. What visual aids/materials/learning resources is the teacher using? . Closely observe the learner’s response to the teacher’s use of learning resources. letting them read the selection about the Philippines afterwards. 40 . 3. Those only few learners were able to write sentences on the board describing places and events.The lesson was all about adjectives that describe places and events. eagerness and understanding. EPISODE 3 – UTILIZATION OF TEACHING AIDS Observation Guide 1. 2011 Subject Matter: Adjectives that describe Places and Events Brief Description of Teaching Approach used by the Teacher. it seems like they are confused. because I believe the saying goes “CONSTANT CORRECT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT”.The teacher used books in English II and pictures of different places and events in the Philippines. Are they forward showing their interest on the nonverbal responses? Are they looking toward the direction of the teacher and the materials? Do their actions show attentiveness. The others were not able to catch up the lesson easily. Only few showed eagerness and attentiveness because they were attentive and eager to learn more about the lesson. their non-verbal responses showed only little understanding because only few of them raised their hands every time the teacher asked them questions. only few are participated. the teacher point out pictures of different places and events in Philippines and letting them to describe each. 4. skills as well as values on her lesson. Focus on their non-verbal responses. They did not make any responses whenever the teacher ask questions. 2.As far as I observed. . 5.colors to make it pleasing to the eyes of the viewers. Observe and task notes on how the teacher presents/uses the learning resources. I need to practice it many times. What is the lesson about? . What do their responses indicate? Do their responses show attentiveness.The teacher used integrated approach because she includes the acquisition of knowledge. Listen to their verbal responses. The teacher uses pictures of Philippine sceneries and events. UTILIZATION OF TEACHING AIDS FORM Grade/Year Level of Class Observed: Grade III and Grade IV Date of Observation: January 13. . Most of them did not show attentiveness. Since it is one of my weaknesses.

Pictures are colorful and attractive. Since.The pupils get confused because some words from the books are hard for them to understand.Many pictures are presented. . learners at the back did not see it clearly. she was able to manage them through his way of awakening the pupils in saying “HELLO” to them when they got bored.The difficulties experienced by the teacher in teaching those topics were the different level of intelligences and different behaviors that her pupils possessed. 3.Teaching Aids Used • Books Strengths . it attracted the learner’s attention to focus on the lesson. . But still. .I think the teacher used books to guide the learners and support their learning’s.By reading the books. Most of them got score below the passing score. . she knew that pupils will listen to her attentively using those aids. The teacher prompted to use pictures of different places and events because. • Pictures .All pupils read the selection through its readable letter and construction of words. the teacher made a remedial to those who did not pass her given exam.In making pictures. What difficulties. teacher must draw it big so that it will become visible to everyone. ANALYSIS 1. . What do you think prompted the teacher to choose the materials/learning resources that she used? .It is much better if the teacher unlock difficult words first then explains to the pupils so that they will be able to understand the selection easily. but these are small.Though pictures are many and colorful. maybe.All learning resources/materials used slight effective because only few learners’ got the passing score. 2. 41 . did the teacher experience? How can this be managed? . But.All pupils involve in the reading process since everyone has a book. Over-all. most of the pupils have short span of attention. . if any. it aroused learner’s curiosity and interest. where the learning resources/materials used effectively? Why? Why not? . Weakness Comments on Appropriate of Teaching Aids Used . pupils are able to improve their speech skills.

What other materials can you make? . pentel pen.Yes.REFLECTIONS 1.Yes. List down those that can be useful for your topic. I would make my pictures big so that it will be visible to the learners. I would do similarly during my class discussion. 4. pictures and charts. What should you do differently if you will teach the same lesson to the same group of students? Why? .If I were the teacher. I will give them time to create sentences to their own. there are available materials appropriate for my target grade/year level. I would also give first a motivational song related to my topic. flash cards and visual aids. Then.The other materials that I can make are cut-out letters. EPISODE 4 – TOOLS OF THE TRADE (Teaching Aids Bank) An Observation/Survey Guide 1. I would give a lectures about adjectives that describe places and events by giving them examples. Put yourself in the place of the teacher. explain it to them.Learning materials useful for my topic are the books. there are learning resources/materials useful for my topics that are present in the resource center. Are there learning resources useful for your topic in the resource center you visited? . 2. 3. . Are the available materials appropriate for your target grade/year level? . But what would vary differently from activities to my pupils. manila paper. I would use books and pictures as visual aids to support my teachings. chalks. Later on. Learning Resources on a Specific Content Area Will be made Visual Aids Available Books Will be made Flashcards 42 . These will surely help and facilitate learning’s to the pupils.

3. we cannot ready/prepare our lesson plan to be discussed. Especially if we are tired. Yes. It helps you decide what activities to be included depending upon the available resources suited to your specific topic. Surveying available materials improves your motivation in making creative teaching aids for your discussion. it is true for the fact that available learning resources gives you an idea what activities to be included that could facilitate learning. The time and money spending will be lessened. you don’t need to buy manila paper and ink for your pentel pen. 4. 2. 43 . teaching aids support and facilitate learning’s to the pupils. It gives you an idea what specific topic to be discussed. sometimes. It lessens cost/expenditures in making visual aids because once you knew that there are visual aids appropriate for your topic. we can get hint or idea what topic to be discussed that is suited for available materials. In such a way. Through surveying available materials.Will be made Cut-out Letters Adjectives That Describes Things Specific Content Area Will be Purchased Pentel Pen/Permanent marker Will be Purchased Manila papers Available Charts Will be purchased Chalks ANALYSIS Give at least three benefits of doing a survey of available materials before making your own materials? Explain 1.

I have not found difficulties in making printed materials. For what grade or year level is my hand-out for? . EPISODE 5 – PAPER WORKS! (Preparing Hand-outs) Hand-out Planning Guide 1.I will use Science 4 books as my references. 3.The materials that I’d liked making the most were printed materials and cut-out letters. What topic do I like to work on? . in order to get the attention of the pupils. Hand-out Plan 44 .I will use the correct concept pattern organizer to explain the main concepts through giving characteristics and examples.REFLECTIONS 1. did you encounter in maki9ng the materials? How did you overcome them? . After knowing the available resources. I was always then. to lessen the cost/expenditures in making visual aids if it is available. What references do I use? . d. selected as secretary in our classroom. c.I will include those important and useful components in my outline so that my lesson will have a sense of direction. What difficulties. 2.I like the topic about classification of animals.My hand-out is for grade IV level. Teachers should have a survey on the available resources in the learning center. What components do I include in my outline? . 4. What type of graphic organizers/flow-charts/schemas do I need to use? .My tips that I can give to the teachers are: a. 5. they should have decided the topic to be discussed before going to the learning resource center. 3. 2. Which of the materials did you like making the most? Why? . But in cutting letters. Teachers should make teaching materials in a creative way. I liked cutting letters though it was time-consuming but I enjoyed a lot. What tips can you give teachers regarding preparation of teaching materials? . if any. b. I found difficulties in folding and cutting letters since my hands shake when I was about to cut the letters. I liked it because it is my passion since high school in making printed materials. they should decide what activities to be imposed using those available resources.

Animals that eat plants only. Mice Rat Pig Lion 45 . Classification of Animals A. Rat Hand-out Plan Concept Pattern Organizer Animals that eat plants only Animals that eat meat only Carabao Classificatio n of Animals Frog Snake Cow Horse Animals that eat both plants and meat. Carabao 2. Animals that eat both plants and meat. Pig 2. Cow 3. Frog 2.Subject Matter: Classification of Animals Grade/Year Level: IV Outline: 1. Mice 3. 1. Horse 2. Snake 3. Animals that eat meat only. 1. Lion 3. 1.

It may show similarity and differences between concepts. b. c. concepts or ideas. It may display the steps or stages in a process. It helps students organize their thinking. It may display the steps or stages in a process. and flowchart are the following: a. It facilitates learning. It may show similarity and differences between concepts. REFLECTIONS 46 . This is a powerful tool or aid in retention as well as in understanding. It shows relationships associated with the concept you are studying. It shows arrangement. It may also help in discussing cause and effect of something 2.The features that are not present in the hand-out I made are: a. It helps students organize their thinking.ANALYSIS 1. It shows arrangement. f. d. Which of these features are present in the hand-out I make? .The features that are present in the hand-out I made are: a. It discusses cause and effect relationship. 3. What are the good features of a hand-out? . b. It is a powerful tool in retention and understanding. g.The good features of a hand-out using graphic organizers. d. schema. It facilitates learning since graphic organizers depict the relationships between facts. Which of these features are not present in the hand-out I made? . c. c. e. b.

1.In preparation of hand-outs. and how they are acquired. and their personal reflections from their observation in field study activity. After deciding. 47 . What difficulties. The teacher should be flexible in meeting the needs of the learners since learners have multiple intelligences and varied learning styles.The difficulties I encountered in making the hand-out were the selection of what graphic organizer to be used that is best suited to my topic. the teacher should decide what topic to be discussed. field study is a component of the new Pre-service Teacher Education Curriculum that aims to explore the students to actual field experiences so that they can relate the theories learned inside the classroom with those experiences. if any. Thus. It focuses on how students acquire knowledge and understanding in the process of learning to teach. These off-classroom experiences would emphasize the importance of understanding the complex work of the teacher in this era of globalization. as well as. PERSONAL REFLECTION OF FS PORTFOLIO FS portfolio is designed to exhibits Fs students works. 2. did you encounter in making the hand-outs? How did you overcome them? . their analysis. the preparation of the hand-out because it was time-consuming. the teacher should choose what graphic organizer is best suited to the topic. What tips can you give teachers regarding preparation of hand-outs? .

by this field study subject we are given an opportunity to experience the real setting of teaching. should be. as a pre-service teacher arrived at our own analysis and reflection of what we have observed from the actual setting of teachinglearning process. and must be. to give pre-service teachers the opportunity to learn through meaningful and systematic exposure in actual settings. With this experience. The field study experience is geared towards exactly this. Our personal reflection played in the growth and development of us preservice teacher. Moreover. in this field study experiences we. COMMENTS OF THE FACULTY 48 . Teachers need to be patient and flexible in dealing with the individual differences of the learners to cope up and transform them into high competitive individual.Therefore. In which we can therefore conclude that teaching is not an easy task. Thus. we were able to come up what a teacher can be. Reflection allows us explore our experiences in order to arrive at new understanding or insights.

Has 60-74 of the needed content. Has less than 40% of the needed content. 49 .Contents of the portfolio Has 90100% of the needed content. Has less than 59% of the needed content.SUGGESTED RUBRIC FOR THE PORTFOLIO Description CRITERIA 5 4 3 2 1 1. Has 75-89% of the needed content.

Promptness in the Submission Submitted ahead of schedule. Minimal creativity. neat and an average impact or appeal. many are well selected and substantial. some are well selected and substantial. Some objectives are not SMART and do not cover the whole course. Most objectives are not SMART and cover only a minimum of the course.Objectives of the Portfolio Objectives are SMART and cover the whole course. neat and has strong impact or appeal. neat and has a very strong impact or appeal. 4. Entries are of better quality. SELF-RATING COMPETENCY CHECKLIST 50 . neat with minimal impact or appeal. No creativity in disarray.Presentation of Entries Creative. limited selection and substantial. Entries are of acceptable quality. Creative. well selected and very substantial. Some entries are not acceptable quality. Creative.2. Few entries are of acceptable quality. 5. Objectives are SMART but cover only a minimum of 75% of the course. Objectives are SMART but cover only less than 75% of the course. 3.Quality of Entries Entries are not of best quality. not well selected and very substantial. Submitted on schedule. Submitted ten days after schedule Submitted from 11-30 days after schedule. no impact or appeal. Submitted 31 or more days after schedule.

11. Obtains important information on the learning styles. Determines and accepts learners’ diverse background and experiences. Shows proofs of instructional planning. 12. 2. 4.Identifies and analyzes the factors to be considered in the selection of learning experiences. Distinguishes general learning as well as unique learning process of individual learners. I can do this but I need to learn and improve. Develops and utilizes creative and appropriate instructional planning. Proposes strategies to address the needs of differently-able students. Jr. COMPETENCY 1. 8. 3. multiple intelligences and needs of learners. 5. Distinguishes general learning processes as well as unique learning processes of individual learners. Uses appropriate assessment strategies to evaluate learning. 15. 13. 14. 7. Sets appropriate learning goals. Describes the significance of using varied assessment tools in diverse situations. 6.(For Student Use) Name: Efren Logroño. instructional materials and assessment tools used in the learning environment. 9. Identifies varied methods and strategies. √ I can do this very well. √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ 51 . 10. Course: BEED Year & Section: III Direction: Check (√ ) the appropriate column that best describes your current level of mastery of each listed competency. States the significance of using instructional materials that provide meaningful learning. instructional materials and assessment tools. Identifies teachers’ actions that demonstrate value for learning. Explains the importance of using varied learning experiences. I cannot do this yet I am learning how to do this.

I can learn how to do this 2 I can do this but I need to learn and improve. Makes good use of allotted instructional time.Selects. 4 COMPETENCY √ 52 . √ √ √ √ SELF-RATING COMPETENCY CHECKLIST FOR FS 1 (For Student Use) Name: Efren Logroño. Determines the environment that provides social psychological and physical environment supporting of learning. 19. Course: BEED Year & Section: III Direction: Check (√ ) the appropriate column that best describes your current level of mastery of each listed competency. and utilizes instructional materials appropriate to the learners and to the learning objectives. prepares. Jr. 3 I can do this very well. I can’t do this yet 1 1. 18. Engages and sustains learners’ interest in the subject through the use of meaningful and relevant content.16. Delivers accurate and updated content knowledge using appropriate strategies. 17.

√ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ SELF-RATING COMPETENCY CHECKLIST FOR FS 1 (For Faculty/College Supervisor Use) Name: Efren Logroño. Accepts accountability to learner’s achievement of a performance. Determines teaching approaches and techniques appropriate to the learners. 5. Relates the learner’s background to their portfolio. 7. understands. 4. Manages time. Determines. Jr. Recognizes multi-cultural background of the learners when providing learning opportunities. Differentiates learners of varied learning characteristics and needs.2. space and resources to provide an environment conducive to learning. Course: BEED Year & Section: III Direction: Check (√ ) the appropriate column that best describes the FS Student’s current level of mastery of each listed competency. 8. accepts the learners diverse background. 10. Reflects on the impact of home and family to the learning. 53 . 9. Expounds on one’s understanding of the learning processes the rule of the teacher in facilitating the process in the students. 6. 3.

accepts the learners diverse background. Recognizes multi-cultural background of the learners when providing learning opportunities. 5. 8. Differentiates learners of varied learning characteristics and needs. Relates the learner’s background to their portfolio. 4. 7. Accepts accountability to learner’s achievement of a 54 .COMPETENCY The FS student cannot do this yet 1 The FS student is learning how to do this 2 The FS student can do this but needs to learn more and improve 3 The FS student can do this well 4 1. 2. 9. Manages time. Determines the environment that provides social psychological and physical environment supporting of learning. 10. Reflects on the impact of home and family to the learning. space and resources to provide an environment conducive to learning. 6. Expounds on one’s understanding of the learning processes the rule of the teacher in facilitating the process in the students. Determines. understands. Determines teaching approaches and techniques appropriate to the learners. 3.

Develops and utilizes materials which involve students in meaningful learning. Determines the appropriateness of the internet resources to the learning tasks. Course: BEED Year & Section: III Direction: Check (√ ) the appropriate column that best describes your current level of mastery of each listed competency. Prepares instructional materials that are appropriate to the learning content.performance. 3 I can do this very well. SELF-RATING COMPETENCY CHECKLIST FOR FS 3 (For Student Use) Name: Efren Logroño. 4 √ COMPETENCY √ √ √ √ √ √ √ √ 55 . 3. 9. 5. Jr. 2 I can do this but I need to learn and improve. 4. 6. 8. Appraises the effectiveness of displays as learning resources. Determines the appropriateness of teaching aids to learning tasks. Identifies and classifies resources that facilitate teaching and learning process. I am learning how to do this. Recognizes strengths and weaknesses of slide presentations in facilitating the teaching-learning process. 2. I cannot do this yet 1 1. Designs a bulletin board display. Prepares instructional materials that are appropriate to the learning content. 7.

Prepares instructional materials that are appropriate to the learning content. Course: BEED Year & Section: III Direction: Check (√ ) the appropriate column that best describes the FS Student’s current level of mastery of each listed competency. The FS Student is learning how to do this. 9. 5. 6. Determines the appropriateness of the internet resources to the learning tasks. Jr. 7. Determines the appropriateness of teaching aids to learning tasks. Develops and utilizes materials which involve students in meaningful learning. Prepares instructional materials that are appropriate to the learning content. 4 COMPETENCY 56 . 2 The FS Student can do this but needs to learn more and improve. 8. Recognizes strengths and weaknesses of slide presentations in facilitating the teaching-learning process. 2. Identifies and classifies resources that facilitate teaching and learning process. 3 The FS Student can do this very well. 3. The FS Student cannot do this yet 1 1. 4. Appraises the effectiveness of displays as learning resources.SELF-RATING COMPETENCY CHECKLIST FOR FS 3 (For Faculty/College Supervisor Use) Name: Efren Logroño. Designs a bulletin board display.

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