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MCT Lesson Observation

Student teachers name: Amal Grade Level: KG1

Unit/Lesson: Counting by 10 Date: 21
March 2017
Competency Area E G S M U

(E = Excellent, G = Good, S = Satisfactory, M = Marginal, U =


Professionalism X
Planning for learning X
(Includes knowledge & understanding of content)
Implementing and Managing Learning X
(Includes behavior management, language and delivery)
Monitoring, Assessment and Evaluation X
Critical Reflection X

Strengths of the lesson:

Good carpet session with lots of questions
Good improvisation when the video and power point didnt play this is
important as I need to know how you would cope without technology, so
well done!
Much better classroom management with well-behaved children
Good instructions but see below
Engaging activities as the children were all busy
Much more confident, relaxed and natural
Good transition from the carpet to the tables (a bit noisy coming back to
the carpet)
Good lesson, well done!

Areas of development:
Dont forget - let children ask questions about the activities during the
activities, not during the instructions as this prolongs carpet time
An area to improve still - try and use some enthusiastic positive feedback
such as wow, that was amazing or well done, youre so clever
Think about your activities are they challenging enough, this is a bright
MCT and MST Placement Feedback Form Semester 7
Student Name: Amal School: Victoria
English School
MCT: Ms Pauline Date: 21 March 2017
Commitment to the Profession
Students demonstrate consistent attendance and punctuality
Students accept and respect school based authority structures, and complete
reasonable request from school MST and leadership
Students are prepared and ready for each lesson
Students actively participate in a range of school activities
Students build positive relationships with a range of stakeholders across the
school community
Students accept responsibility for resolving work based problems with a
growing level of independence
Students demonstrate a positive attitude towards teaching and learning
All behaviours above satisfactory. You have a good positive attitude and are
working well within the school.

Directions: The MCT and MST will use this to formally observe your teaching,
offering you feedback based on the selected competencies for this Semester.
Planning for Learning
Completed lesson plan for every lesson, printed and available to MST and MCT
upon request
Ensure lesson plans have sufficient detail to secure effective delivery
Lesson plans are linked to long range and unit plans only EYFS to develop
Learning objectives are testable and directly linked to curriculum outcomes
Lesson plans have clear assessment which includes formative and/or
summative activities
Lesson plans are balanced securing lessons which are engaging, effective and
student centered
Differentiation has been incorporated into lesson plans where appropriate and
Start to think about the areas highlighted in yellow as you will need to provide
these in Year 4.

Managing Learning
Uses cooperative learning as part of their learning environment
Uses appropriate classroom management strategies to secure a safe and
effective learning environment
Establishes and manages classroom routines and transitions
No problems in this area.
Implementing Learning
Implement strategies which continually motivate and maintain an effective
classroom presence
Include a range of student centered activities in the lesson
Presents material which is accurate, meaningful and accessible to support
student engagement and learning
Sequences learning experiences logically
Lessons are paced to ensure students are appropriately engaged and
Instructions are given at appropriate times within a lesson and are clear and
Appropriately uses a variety of questions that fit appropriately within the lesson
Implements differentiated instruction to lessons taught
No problems in this area all well accomplished.

Student are monitoring purposively in relation to learning and behavior
Utilize a range of effective formative assessment strategies to gauge student
Implement valid and reliable summative assessment strategies where
Students have organized a system to effectively record student data and
Constructive feedback is provided to students in a timely and appropriate
Assessment data is used to inform planning and instruction
This is the focus of your teaching practice this semester so you need
to show this to me in class on Thursday.

Reflection on Practice
Reflect on wider educational matters such as ethics, morals, culture, historical
contexts and how these impact student learning leading to change of practice
Reflect on student learning
Reflect on their own practice leading to improvement of practice
Reflections are conducted and recorded consistently and are accessible to the
Start to think about the areas highlighted in yellow to include in your reflections
for Year 4.