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NICK SIGMON RACHEL MILLSTONE EDS 379 A 12/5/2013
Crawford High School 4 th period General Chemistry
TPE 10: Instructional Time � Establish procedures for routine tasks and manage transitions to maximize instructional time.
TPE 11: Social Environment � Respond appropriately to sensitive issues and classroom discussions. > > > > > Hello Gentlemen, ____, ______'s mother here. I'm writing because I want you to be aware of the fact that there are girls in _______'s chemistry class who are saying hurtful things to her by making comments specifically to or about her, or talking about "light -skinned people. " One of them is her table mate, and two others sit in from of her. She is struggling with so much right now, and certainly, there is never a good time for bullying. Please speak with her about this issue. Thank You, ______
TPE 4: Making Content Accessible � Distinguish between conversational and academic language, and develop student skills in using and understanding academic language.
TPE 5: Student Engagement � Clearly communicate instructional objectives to students.
TPE 6 C: Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Grades 912 � Support students in assuming increasing responsibility for learning, and encourage behaviors important for work such as being on time and completing assignments.
TPE 7: Teaching English � Learners Draw upon information about students’ backgrounds and prior learning, including students’ assessed levels of literacy in English and their first languages, as well as their proficiency in English, to provide instruction differentiated to students’ language abilities.
TPE 2: Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction � Pace instruction and re-teach content based on evidence gathered using assessment strategies such as questioning students and examining student work and products. Check For Understanding What is the Molar Mass of H 2 O?
Parent Communication � � � � Contact Log ______, _____ 11/7 Called and left a message on _____’s mother's phone introducing myself and explaining the current unit of study. 11/18 Called and spoke with ____, ______'s mother. Told her that _______ is doing much better this quarter and that she had one of the highest scores on the first test. Mentioned that I can tell that ____ has putting in more effort recently. I also told her that this unit will be the toughest unit of the year and that it will be important to work together to make sure that ______ continues to work hard. _____ told me to email her anytime and that she is eager to collaborate to help ____. 11/18 Sent a follow-up email to _____ explaining in more detail the current unit of study and what assignments are due soon.
Parent Communication � Every student has a page in the parent contact log. � Every communication is logged and dated. � Every week I can go through the log and see which parents I should call.
Next Steps � Help students to understand connections between the curriculum and life beyond high school, and they communicate the consequences of academic choices in terms of future career, school and life options. � If students are struggling and off-task, examine why and use strategies to re-engage them. � TPE 11: Social Environment