Manchester College Department of Education
This interdisciplinary lesson plan covering art and physical education shows my ability to use interdisciplinary instruction while teaching because the students are using locomotor skills to travel and are matching colors.
This tennis unit plan shows that I have used appropriate and effective questioning strategies to ensure student learning within my classroom because the written test at the end of the unit covers the basic skills that were taught throughout the unit.
This assessment over fundamental movements is effective and uses appropriate questioning strategies because it is developmentally appropriate for the students being assessed. The test is developmentally appropriate because it uses pictures of the skills provided and the students must draw a line from the word to the picture, making this assessment effective for the age group.
Assessment…assesses students’ learning and development with a variety of measures to aid in appropriate and effective instructional planning
· A1- Develops appropriate tools to assess learning INTASC 4, 8 NBPTS 3
· A2- Assesses learning through standardized and/or teacher constructed tests to drive future instruction INTASC 8 NBPTS
· A3- Assesses learning through appropriate alternative measures to drive future instruction INTASC 4, 8 NBPTS 3
· A4- Uses a variety of appropriate, authentic assessment tools and methods INTASC 4, 8 NBPTS 3
Relationships…establishes professional and reciprocal relationships with others invested in P-12 students’ learning
Environment…creates positive and caring environments for student development and learning
These adaptations for individuals with disabilities in a physical education setting shows that I have engaged in research pertaining to best practices in teaching strategies.