TS8

TS8 – take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development

Following on from a lecture about the uses of technology in school and how it can be used as a development tool in my teaching I decided to begin the process of becoming a Google certified educator. I had researched many people’s experiences in the programme and how it was effective in improving their teaching… Continue reading TS8 – take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development

TS4 · TS8

TS8 -take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development

As part of improving my professional development I was given the opportunity to mingle with the next cohort of prospective primary students that will be joining Edge Hill in September 2016. This gave me the opportunity to enhance my professional relationships and improve my teaching. As part of this I had the opportunity to answer questions and… Continue reading TS8 -take responsibility for improving teaching through appropriate professional development

TS4

TS4 – reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching

Evaluation Evaluation 1 Evaluation 2 Evaluation 3 Evaluation 4 Throughout my placement I evaluated and reflected up on the effectiveness of the sessions that I had taught. I aimed to do this as soon as possible following a lesson in order to retain as much detail from the session as possible and reflect as accurately… Continue reading TS4 – reflect systematically on the effectiveness of lessons and approaches to teaching

TS5

TS5 – have a clear understanding of pupils of all needs, including those with special needs…

TS5 – Reflection on Dyslexia in the classroom On placement I had a lot of experience with children who had dyslexia. Being in a private school I decided to reflect upon whether dyslexia testing was in relation to affluence and the ways this may affect the ratio of children with diagnosed dyslexia in a private school… Continue reading TS5 – have a clear understanding of pupils of all needs, including those with special needs…

TS3

TS3 – if teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics

Phase 5 Phonics Planning Phase 5 Phonics Observation To show that I have met this teaching standard I believe that by planning and delivering Phase 5 phonics I have demonstrated that I am able to begin to show a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics. Through planning and delivering my sequence of sessions were observed… Continue reading TS3 – if teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of systematic synthetic phonics

TS8

TS8 -make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

Evaluation of Forest Schools P1 Evaluation of Forest Schools P2 During placement I got the opportunity to part take in Forest Schools with a year 4 class. This was an amazing opportunity as I feel as though it gave me the opportunity to integrate with the wider life of the school in an activity that… Continue reading TS8 -make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

TS8

TS8 – communicate effectively with parents with regard to pupil’s achievements and well being

As part of my placement I began to correspond to parents using a weekly newsletter which contained images and text in relation to what the children had been doing that week and which child had gained the accreditation of ‘Star of the week’. I felt that by introducing myself to parents using this method of… Continue reading TS8 – communicate effectively with parents with regard to pupil’s achievements and well being