Action Plan

:
Indicators & Measures of
 Learn all the students’ names right away (Mar 6
Achievement:
– Mar 10).
 Identify different categories of students (ie. who  Students are engaged and motivated
is independent, who works best in pairs/groups, to learn by focussing on the task at
who needs the most attention, etc.) (Mar 6 – Mar hand whether it is a video, worksheet,
17). or game.
 Revisit classroom management strategies talked  Students show they are paying
about in previous education courses (ie. attention to the speaker by not being
Curriculum & Instruction and Educational on their phones, not having
Psychology) (Mar 6 – Apr 12). earphones in their ears, the
 Differentiate between students needing a break assignment/activity is in front of
in order to focus or a redirection to their work them, and their faces are directed
(Ongoing). towards the speaker.
 Always be scanning the classroom looking for  Students redirect their behaviour
students who are off-task or are needing help when they see or hear one of the
with a problem (Ongoing). management strategies mentioned in
 Use voice, wait-time, lights, and sounds as the action plan.
management strategies to redirect students’  Students respond to the teacher or
focus (Ongoing). the speaker when they are asked to
 Incorporate more fun or less strenuous activities do or not to do something.
on Day 1’s as the students are in core classes all  Students show they are interested in
day (Mar 6 – Apr 12). the material by participating in
 Reflect on each lesson, day, and week with TA discussions, showing their written
about appropriate management techniques and work, and/or asking questions they
areas to improve. are curious about or need clarification
Goal #1:
Competencies:
As a PS2 student teacher, I
 Engaging in Career-Long
Timeline: March 6 – April 12 hope to use a variety of age-
Learning (actively seeking
appropriate classroom
Action Plan:
 Learn student’s names (Mar 6 management strategies in out feedback to enhance
– 10).about the available technologies practice&&Measures
Indicators collaborating of
 Learn order the
to redirect behaviour
with other
Achievement: teachers to build
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Research tips
offers and onifage-
I have access and create a positive learning
to them. professional capacities).
 Find appropriate classroom
out if students are allowed to have environment. Students, TA, and/or UC agree with or
 Establishing Inclusive
management strategies (Mar
access to such technologies too or if they are impressed by my use of
6 – Apr 12).elsewhere. Learning Environments
Competencies:
have access technology in the class
(employing classroom via verbal
  Research
Ask TA and tipsUC and about what for
strategies  management
Engaged
communication in Career-Long
or written strategies
age-appropriate
incorporating classroom
technology into teaching and observation.
Learning (maintaining
Timeline: March 6 – April 12 that optimize learning,
management
lesson planning.strategies they Colleagues/Mentor  Studentsreflect
seem engaged with
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of emerging
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are not on their devices
(Ongoing).
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technology into every lesson (phones, students how while I or one
to effectively Establishing Inclusive
of their peers is
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plans
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purposes, or because
they were directed to do so.