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Teacher  SEEC 3690 Spring 2006
Please Note Practicum SEEC 3690 Meetings & Information

* Practicum Seminars
Jan. 13 at 10:00-12:00 in room 128
Jan. 27
at 10:00-12:00 in room 128
Feb. 17 at 10:00-12:00 in room 128
Mar. 3 at 10:00-12:00 in room 124 (Bring your self-evauation observation to put into LiveText)
April 14 at 10:00-12:00 in room 128

* Practicum Handwriting Information
Jan. 27 - Lessons # 1 & 6
Feb. 17 - Lessons # 2 & 7
April 14 - Lessons # 3 & 8

* Self-evaluation & Videotape
Due Feb. 28 in Dr. Reffel or Dr. Judd's mailbox

* Practicum Portfolio
Due April 21 in Early Childhood & Reading Office
Due April 21 LiveText assignments, information on ECRE Website
for the LiveText Portfolio Checklist, Information for Assisgnments, & How To Pages for Interrelated Special Education/Early Childhood Program
Due Dates and Focus for Reflective Journal Discussions
(Post your Reflective Journals Informaiton on Class LiveText Discussion Board)

LiveText Visitor's Pass Code:  A0136B01 
  • First Journal  (Weeks 1 & 2) Due: Friday, February 10 at midnight
    • Discuss the stages of development of the students in your practicum classroom (e.g., cognitive development, physical development, social development, emotional development, moral development, gender differences)
  • Second Journal (Weeks 3 & 4) Due: Friday, February 24 at midnight
    • Tell about your selected student.  Discuss the selected student's goals and specific teaching strategies that could be used to assist the student in achieving his/her goals.
  • Third Journal  (Weeks 5 & 6)  Due: Friday, March 10 at midnight
    • Discuss two or more strategies that you would use with literature books in your practicum class. 
  • Fourth Journal  (Weeks 7 & 8)  Due: Friday, March 31 at midnight
    • In the second SEEC 3690 journal discussion, you shared information about the goals for your selected student.   The discussion for this journal should include the outcomes of the goals for your selected student.   Also include data as evidence to support your selected student's achievements.
Reflective Journal Format for LiveText Discussion Page
  1. Your name, school, grade, and date submitted (do not use teachers' or students' real names).
  2. Discuss designated topic (e.g., teacher's management strategies) and describe strategies that you would implement in your practicum classroom.
  3. After writing your discussion, then respond to one person on the discussion page.
Teacher Candidate Self-Evaluation of Dispositions


compass Directions to Practicum Schoolsstudent looking for something
Directions to Cook County Pre-K/Primary School
1504 Patterson Street, Phone: 229-549-7715

  • Take I-75 North to exit 41 (Rountree Bridge Rd/Sparks exit), turn Right
  • Go to traffic light, turn Right onto Goodman St. 
  • Go 1 block, turn Left onto Patterson Ave (at the Dollar General store). 
  • Go approximately 1.6 miles. 
  • The Cook County Pre-K/Primary School is on the left.
Thank you,
Stacey Atkinson
map of Cook County Pre-K School


Map for J. L. Lomax Elementary School

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Please Note Practicum 3190C Meetings & Information

* ECED 3190 Practicum begins Tuesday, September 13, 2005
  • Cook County Pre-K School Practicum Students - Please park on east side of school (where the teachers park) and enter the door on the east side of school.  There will be a school sign-in sheet in room 401.  After you sign in, please meet Ms. Lisa Heard in room 403 at 8:45 for a Greet & Meet Orientation.   Ms. Hargett will assist practicum for VSU, bu will be out of town for our first day.
  • Clyattville Elementary School Students - Dr. Brantley, the principal of Clyattville Elementary School, will meet you in the media center at 9:00 on Tuesday.  She will welcome you and give a brief orientation to the school.  After the orientation, Dr. Brantley will take you to your practicum classroom and introduce you to your mentor teacher.
* Full time in practicum classrooms : October 31 through November 11, 2005

Due Dates and Focus for Reflective Journal Discussions
(Post your Reflective Journals Informaiton on Class LiveText Discussion Page)
  • First Journal 9/23/05 (Weeks 1 & 2)
    • Discuss two or more classroom management strategies that you would implement in your pre-k or kindergarten practicum class.(e.g., classroom routines, transitions, distribution and collection of materials, grouping students, managing student behavior)
  • Second Journal 10/7/05 (Weeks 3 & 4)
    • Discuss the diversity in your classroom and two or more strategies that you would implement with your pre-k or kindergarten class to help your students understand that diversity in a clssroom can be a positive factor and experience for everyone.  (Diversity refers, but not limited to ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, special needs, and family structure.)
  • Third Journal 10/21/05 (Weeks 5 & 6)
    • Use of technology in classroom (e.g., technology available in the classroom and how the technology is used for instruction)
    • Discuss two or more activities and strategies that you would use technology in your pre-k or kindergarten practicum class.
  • Forth Journal 11/4/05 (Weeks 7 & 8)
    • Discuss two or more strategies that you would use with literature books in your pre-k or kindergarten practicum class.
  • Fifth Journal 11/18/05 (Weeks 9 & 10)
    • Discuss the stages of development of the students in your practicum classroom (e.g., cognitive development, physical development, social development, emotional development, moral development, gender differences)
Reflective Journal Format for LiveText Discussion Page
  1. Your name, school, grade, and date submitted (do not use teachers' or students' real names).
  2. Discuss designated topic (e.g., teacher's management strategies) and describe strategies that you would implement in your pre-k or kindergarten classroom.
  3. After writing your discussion, then respond to one person on the discussion page.
Teacher Candidate Self-Evaluation of Dispositions


compass Directions to Practicum Schoolsstudent looking for something
Directions to Clyattville Elementary School
http://ces.lowndes.k12.ga.us/Information.htm
5386 Madison Hwy, Phone: 229-559-7062
  • Take I-75 South to exit 11 (Clyattville/Madison, FL exit) (Georgia Highway 31 also called the Madison Highway/Colin Kelly Memorial Highway), turn Right.
  • Go about 5 miles on Highway 31 (over RR tracks and past Clyattville main intersection) Clyattville Elementary School is on right side of road (5386 Madison Highway).
map of Clyattville School



Directions to Cook County Pre-K School
1504 Patterson Street, Phone: 229-549-7715

  • Take I-75 North to exit 41 (Rountree Bridge Rd/Sparks exit), turn Right
  • Go to traffic light, turn Right onto Goodman St. 
  • Go 1 block, turn Left onto Patterson Ave (at the Dollar General store). 
  • Go approximately 1.6 miles. 
  • The Cook County Pre-K School is on the left.
Thank you,
Stacey Atkinson
map of Cook County Pre-K School

Directions to Clyattville Elementary School
http://ces.lowndes.k12.ga.us/Information.htm
5386 Madison Hwy, Phone: 229-559-7062
  • Take I-75 South to exit 11 (Clyattville/Madison, FL exit) (Georgia Highway 31 also called the Madison Highway/Colin Kelly Memorial Highway), turn Right.
  • Go about 5 miles on Highway 31 (over RR tracks and past Clyattville main intersection) Clyattville Elementary School is on right side of road (5386 Madison Highway).
map of Clyattville School




Fall 2004 ECED 3190C
"Analysis of Your Lessons" Taught to Your Students in Your Field Class

Your analysis of your lessons to go with your observation evaluation should be a brief (about 1/2 page) reflection of your lesson.  Include:
  • Tell what your student learned as a result of your lesson.
  • Tell what you learned about yourself, your students, and the teaching profession from your lesson.
  • Tell what you would do differently in your teaching in the future.
(We discussed in our last practicum meeting that you could copy and the reflections that you added to your lesson plans for your Analysis of Your Lessons for your Paint Lesson & TopicQuest Lesson.)


Teacher Candidate Self-Evaluation of Dispositions
Please Note Practicum 3190C Meetings & Information for November and December
   * November 3, Wednesday, at 2:00 in room 81 to discuss practicum portfolios, teaching lessons, letters of appreciation, teaching videos, etc.

   * November 8-November 19 - Full-time practicum includes all day in the schools.  You are required to maintain the same hours as your mentor teacher.  (If you need to return to campus for regular scheduled class, be sure to have hours needed in the classroom.)

   * December 1, Wednesday, at 2:00in room 81 to turn in practicum portfolios, videos, etc.
Due Dates and Focus for Reflective Journals
(Email your reflective journals to your VSU supervisor)
  • First Journal 9/24/04 (Weeks 1 & 2)
    • Classroom management (e.g., classroom routines, transitions, distribution and collection of materials, grouping students, managing student behavior)
  • Second Journal 10/8/04 (Weeks 3 & 4)
    • Use of technology in classroom (e.g., technology available in the classroom and how the technology is used for instruction)
    • Instructional planning
  • Third Journal 10/22/04 (Weeks 5 & 6)
    • Use of children's books in classroom
  • Forth Journal 11/5/04 (Weeks 7 & 8)
    • Diversity in classroom (Diversity refers, but not limited to ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, special needs, and family structure.)
    • Role of support personnel (e.g., paraprofessionals, special education teachers, counselors, cafeteria staff)
  • Fifth Journal 11/19/04 (Weeks 9 & 10)
    • Children's stages of development (e.g., cognitive development, physical development, social development, emotional development, moral development, gender differences)
Reflective Journal Format
  1. Your name, school, grade, and mentor teacher
  2. Date submitted and time period (e.g., Weeks 1 & 2)
  3. Number of hours completed
  4. Topic or topics listed above for each date
  5. An objective and detailed description of the designated topic (e.g., teacher's management strategies and style)
  6. Elaborate and describe one incident related to the topic
  7. Reflect on the incident (suggest other possible solutions; identify how the episode you described made a theory or concept that you are studying come to life, etc.)



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