Educational Portfolio

Jay Wing
ID: 006594717 Requirement for Masters of Education in Cross-Cultural Teaching with a Single-Subject Credential

Note:Initial photo reference is from a drawing by Geinen, on deviantart.com

Index
Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students
TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter

Domain B: Assessing Student Learning

TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments

Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning
TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners

Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students
TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning TPE 10: Instructional Time TPE 11: Social Environment

Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning

Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator
TPE 12: Professional, Legal and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth

Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter .

1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 10 Figure A Figure B Figure C The following page shows images of the two students who helped me do the mathematical drawing. according the California Standards for High School Art. Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter In a lesson plan I called. students used math skills to stretch a grid into a trapezoid-shape. C). Naomi and Marcus were huge helps. . (2.” students used an 8”x10” grid (Fig. A B C D E F G A B C D E F G A B C D E F G As an evidence of student’s problem-solving skills. and transfering it to a larger sheet of paper for the rest of the class to use as a “traceback” for those who chose the trapezoidal grid. “The Anamorphic Grid Painting.). enlarging it. enabling me to focus on getting everyone else up to speed on choosing a grid and transfering them to larger sheets of paper.1 Solve a visual arts problem that involves the effective use of the elements of art and the principles of design. A) to stretch a portrait of themselves in one of two ways: either in an organic fashion (Fig. B) or in a trapezoid (Fig.

The limitation on color requirement was a palette of monochromatic color (one hue with the full gamut of values and tones). Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter The process involved taking a portrait of these intermediate artists with dramatic lighting. gridded with the trapezoid anamorphic. . said he would definitely add this project to his own repertoire of unique assignments. and a symbol added to represent something significant to the student. The ultimate affirmation of the success of this assignment is that my Master Teacher. The image was transferred to an 18”x24” piece of painting paper. Keith Opstad.

Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter Here are a few of the student’s written self-critiques on the project: Here is an exerpt from My Master-Teacher’s observation: And another from my National University Supervisor: .

Legal and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth .Index Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter Domain B: Assessing Student Learning TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning TPE 10: Instructional Time TPE 11: Social Environment Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator TPE 12: Professional.

Domain B: Assessing Student Learning TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments .

especially when I see the same challenges being repeated by more than two or three students.com. I created a website where links to digital photos are available to students who either missed class or the impromptu lectures. Also. I frequently add notes to the whiteboard in front of the class and address the whole class. printed. enlarged and posted on the whiteboard.TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction In addition to walking around the room and coaching individual students on assignments while they’re being worked on. The class website is located at www. . Domain B: Assessing Student Learning Example of anamorphic grid.wolverineart.

the rubric was created after the project was completed.HISworx.Domain B: Assessing Student Learning TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments Assessments for the visual arts are standards-based and involve both a written self-critique as well as a visual rubric. because the assignment was completely original. GOOD QUALITY STRENGTHS Resembles the subject Composition is balanced Demonstrates good craftsmanship and attention to detail in the final product Excellent line quality Correct border Preliminary work completed WEAKNESSES Marginal understanding of value and shading Overall composition appears unfinished Added symbolic icon unrelated to image POOR QUALITY STRENGTHS Doesn’t resemble the subject Correct border Some preliminary work has been completed WEAKNESSES Minimal understanding of value and shading Overall composition appears hastily completed Demonstrates minimal understanding of craftsmanship Most details have been over simplified or ignored Added symbolic icon unrelated to image OW!Experience © 2009 . In this example.pdf (no hyphen).com/TED629/AnamorphicVisRubric. so the students are able to see what successful projects look like and what the criteria for grading projects will be. A full-size original of this rubric is located on my ftp site at: ANAMORPHIC GRID PAINTING VISUAL RUBRIC & ASSESSMENT EXCELLENT QUALITY STRENGTHS Resembles the subject Entire composition is balanced Demonstrates superb craftsmanship and quality attention to detail in the final product Mastery of line quality Thorough understanding of value and shading Creative use of symbol in the dark areas of the rendering Preliminary work completed WEAKNESSES None www.

Index Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter Domain B: Assessing Student Learning TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning TPE 10: Instructional Time TPE 11: Social Environment Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator TPE 12: Professional. Legal and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth .

Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners .

I uploaded a sample lesson plan for the Anamorphic Grid Painting. as well as samples shown during PowerPoint slide shows.com Wolverine Art is a catch-all site with links to the whiteboard notes. wolverineart. also located online at HISworx.com has information and step-by-step examples on how to produce art demonstrated in class.com and a new blog. created last week (April 4th) called.doc Here are sample screens with a link to the original website I created for the class.Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement In addition to the whiteboards mentioned previously (in TPE 3). wolverineTime. research images for assignments and links to interesting and relevant articles used for anticipatory reports to give students background knowledge on art movements and art history. . WolverineTime.com/TED629/Lesson_Anamorphic_Painting.

such as the kids who practice break-dancing in the quad area. http://vimeo. and unacceptable expectations of quality of work. acceptable. The following is a partial list of websites and links on the links page of the website to assist all students: http://docs. http://www.google. so students know what a 29/40 points is (in this case.hisworx.com This allows students to view current project information. the only place these videos can be viewed is on the wolverineArt. combining a variety of critiquing information from my master-teacher. as well as the breakdown of the pointssystem. as well as inform students who are absent from lectures.pdf The colored pencil image is a link to the grid drawing our level 1-2 students need to replicate on a 9”x12” construction paper. http://docs.google. It’s a subscriber-based service used for “home how-to” projects. http://docs. including labeling the areas to be rendered. including sporting events. I frequently add video memos to the front of the home page at www. Videos on this link are hosted on YouTube. etc. Due to the privacy issues. There is a also a link on the home page to archived videos (posted on YouTube).com/Doc?id=dvgq2pn_152cc3d3683 . The image of the bird. http://www.com/Doc?id=dfxwx3m_19hs5325g4 The image of the tennis shoe is a link to the grading rubric I created.wolverineart.com/01_Westview/Torn-Paper_samples. but without the exposure to masses of people. in-class video random videos of after-school activities.com/wolverineArt Videos I’ve taken while student teaching.com and wolverineTime.com/westviewart Site with links to articles.com/wolverineart Vimeo is similar to YouTube. laying on it’s back is a link to a pdf I created as a visual rubric for students to see samples of superior. a ‘C’).google. In addition to posting my whiteboard notes online. com sites I’ve created.com/Doc?id=dfxwx3m_10g4g4wgg4 Photo references for impressionist painting assignment http://delicious.Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners Art classes use a variety of assessment tools to address a variety of cultures.youtube. learning modalities and sensitivity to mainstreamed students. research sites to learn about various Art history movements.

Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners This is what the links page on the website looks like (links are active in this PDF): .

Index Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter Domain B: Assessing Student Learning TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning TPE 10: Instructional Time TPE 11: Social Environment Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator TPE 12: Professional. Legal and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth .

Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning .

com. Wolverine Time is a twice-a-week period (Tuesdays and Thursdays) where students can get help with projects they’re working on. calling it extra lab time. “Vimeo. It’s tutorial or counseling time that many art students take full advantage of – particularly toward the end of a grading cycle when they need the extra time to complete an assignment.com. since the school has been open for seven years. There are links to this and various other videos on the main website I created for my student teaching at www.WolverineTime. In addition – and my master-teacher thinks I’m crazy for offering it – I stay at school on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for up to an hour. Another site I created while student teaching is a blog I created with step-by-step tutorials and current assignments the students are looking at. but as a teacher they would be silly not to hire. The following pages of images are screen captures of five of the several dozen videos I’ve taken while student teaching at Westview High School. The links in the description boxes are active. naturally I snatched both of these up. A significant reason for purchasing these domains ought to be obvious: I intend to market myself to the school as more than just a potential teacher.Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning Using an online service called. so students can keep abreast of assignments they may have missed while out sick. I must say I was amazed that both of these URLs were available. I’ve been pleased that quite a few students show up for this time too.WolverineArt. linking to the vimeo site created to house and view them. or additional Wolverine Time. The URL is www. Since I purchase a lot of domain names.” I uploaded these QuickTime movies at various events I’ve attended while performing my student teaching. .

http://vimeo. http://vimeo.” performed during halftime at one of the basketball games I attended.com/3876375 This is another of the videos I recorded and posted in class (one of my students is the head cheerleader. http://vimeo. so Cody could see his dives from the audience’s perspective.com/3876290 I was very excited to find out that Westview has a diving team. to show him that even though he was gone. if my schedule permits. Even though many of the competitions are late in the afternoon. This is a link to a video of one of the students explaining her piece to me. This is the unedited version. http://vimeo.com/4322261 This dance group. . I also wanted to show what the environment of this art lab was http://vimeo. on a Friday night. they were on-task. “Lady Heat. between this video and the next.com/3887643 Westview Artists are well represented at the San Diego Art Museum in San Diego. called.” I mentioned that I would edit this interview down before posting it on the class website.Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning Substituting for my master-teacher. which is a performance of the cheerleaders. I posted these videos on one of the homeroom computers. I took this video of his Advanced Placement students. and another is an AP Art student).com/3873817 who is in my master-teacher’s home room. during the opening night ceremony several weeks ago. As there were children walking in front of us repeatedly during our “interview. Here is a video of the top-ranked diver from Westview High School. Two of my students are on the springboard diving team. I assured him that I would attend the season finale. Note the contrast (no pun intended).

Legal and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth .Index Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter Domain B: Assessing Student Learning TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning TPE 10: Instructional Time TPE 11: Social Environment Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator TPE 12: Professional.

Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning TPE 10: Instructional Time TPE 11: Social Environment .

At the conclusion of every project. Then I add check marks to the boxes where additional work needs to be considered. Values and Shades. I’ve been a Graphic Artist. For this TPE. including the four most fundamental aspects of every drawing and painting assignment: Tones. Sample Sheet & photograph of forms with various comments . in the twenty-five years prior to re-entering the educational field. Art Director and Cartoonist. I’ve included links to documents I use every day in the classroom. Designer. Tints. students fill out the top portion of one of these Critique Checklist forms. and oftentimes take for granted the computer skills I’ve developed and honed over the years.Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning TPE 10: Instructional Time It ought to be obvious by this point that I am very “plugged-in.” to technology.

both of these have been invaluable to me in recording lectures. written on her critique sheet. Level 1-2) is a graphite pencil. “Are you sure you’re in the right class? This is awesome!” Drawing and Painting. I think you’ll agree with my assessment. I couldn’t resist adding this image of Charlie Chaplin. Level 3-4 students explore a variety of media. (Note: these are all Beginning and Intermediate-level students - the Studio Art and Advanced Placement Students are several notches above most of these samples). Though it’s a bit repetitious. including this example.Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning TPE 10: Instructional Time If I could suggest two things to future student teaching candidates. from the same assignment. self-portrait. Here are a few samples of work our students created while I’ve been blessed to perform my student teaching at Westview High School. it would be to buy an inexpensive digital camera and a digital voice-recorder. samples of student art work and even conversations with my master-teacher. One of the first large assignments for beginning students (Drawing and Painting. where the background is treated with tempra paint over the entire surface. and then an image is drawn over the top in either charcoal or graphite. .

Level 1-2: Prisma Colored Pencils Level 3-4: Tempra Paint and Oil Pastel Level 1-2: Tempra Paint: Impressionism Composition Level 1-2: Tempra Paint: Impressionism Composition . so you’re actually seeing what most of the rest of the County is missing). Here are a few more projects to whet your appetite for joining us at the San Diego County Fair this year (though none of these were submitted.Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning TPE 10: Instructional Time As I am the penultimate packrat. I have documented virtually everything I’ve done in this class.

Legal and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth .Index Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible for Students TPE 1: Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter Domain B: Assessing Student Learning TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction TPE 3: Interpretation and Use of Assessments Domain C: Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning TPE 4: Making Content Accessible TPE 5: Student Engagement TPE 6: Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices TPE 7: Teaching English Learners Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students TPE 8: Learning About Students TPE 9: Instructional Planning TPE 10: Instructional Time TPE 11: Social Environment Domain E: Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator TPE 12: Professional.

Legal and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth .Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator TPE 12: Professional.

Legal and Ethical Obligations TPE 13: Professional Growth I’ve already mentioned the main sites I store information on for the students to access if they miss a class or to see videos of events. There are links to this and various other videos on the main website I created for my student teaching at www.Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator TPE 12: Professional.com.” it’s up to my students to open and utilize the gifts. located at www. Another site I created while student teaching is a blog I created with step-by-step tutorials and current assignments the students are looking at. It’s theirs to grasp. I’m including them here as well: Another tool every teacher should be using. Using an online service called. “Vimeo. I’ve “put it out there. so students can keep abreast of assignments they may have missed while out sick.WolverineTime. www. including links like this. in my opinion.com/WestviewArt is the one I began my student teaching class with.Delicious.com/TED629 . Though these links are on both of the above site.WolverineArt. of various WhiteBoard notes from class. or grab and return the handshake. or a handshake.Delicious. I also created a Delicious site for my peers at National University.com. I have replicated the information here to reiterate one thing: I am constantly adding information for the class I’ve been student teaching in.com.” I uploaded these QuickTime movies at various events I’ve attended while performing my student teaching. Like any gift. The URL is www. is Delicious. which allows a user to save and access links from any web-enabled computer. Everything I’ve added to the variety of links is in an effort to create an environment of success.