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POST-PLACEMENT LEARNING PLAN – PROFESSIONAL YEAR Name: Joshua Lindsay Student #: 0547808 Faculty Advisor: Airin Stephens

POST-PLACEMENT LEARNING PLAN – PROFESSIONAL YEAR

Name: Joshua Lindsay

Student #: 0547808

Faculty Advisor: Airin Stephens

Updated August 31, 2017

  • 1. Refer to Appendix A to review the criteria on which you are being assessed. On that Appendix, check off the appropriate box according to your own self-perceptions.

2. a)

Reread your associate teacher’s feedback, including emails, notes, letter of concern and evaluation reports. Using your associate teacher’s comments as a guide, complete the table below in detail, listing strengths/areas for further development, regardless of whether you agree or not.

2. b)

Once you have completed the table to reflect your associate teacher’s comments, revisit the table below. Using a different colour, highlight the Strengths / Areas for Further Development with which you agree. Reflect upon / add additional Strengths / Areas for Further Development according to your own self-assessment of your teaching abilities. Give thought to the criteria you checked off in Appendix A.

My Strengths

Areas for Further Development

Built great relationships with my students.

Proofreading handouts and class activities

o Students were comfortable approaching me for help and often

before printing or presenting them. Pay more attention to classroom

asked me to edit or read over their work. I was very reflective.

environment when working with smaller groups or individual students. o Make sure students always what to do

o Adjusted well to feedback and results to improve my lessons.

next Mark more efficiently.

I was able to create unique lesson plans that incorporated a variety of tasks throughout the semester.

 

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Prioritize your goals for next placement. Is there an underlying factor (“push factor”) that would enhance

Prioritize your goals for next placement.

Is there an underlying factor (“push factor”) that would enhance your performance overall (i.e. better organization?)

  • 3. How will you further develop your teaching skills? Focusing on your Areas for Further Development, as well as your Strengths, design your Learning Plan. This learning plan should include stated goals, strategies for achieving your goals, and the supports you need for achieving your goals. This learning plan is to be submitted to your faculty advisor and you are required to meet with your faculty advisor to discuss you plan.

Goals for Next Placement

Steps I will take to achieve each goal

Specific Resources / Supports

Timeline

Eliminate errors on

Have my work proofread.

T/A, family members

Throughout

handouts and activities for the class.

placement

Promote ecological

Teach outside.

T/A, Lakehead University

Throughout

literacy and indigenous

Education Library

Placement

perspectives.

Use texts with aboriginal authors.

Provide feedback on

Make marking a priority the day

T/A

Throughout

assignments in a timely manner.

assignments are collected.

Placement

Avoid burn out.

Use my prep period effectively.

T/A

Throughout

Placement

Stay after school to finish planning, marking, etc.