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Republic of the Philippines

CAPIZ STATE UNIVERSITY


Main Campus, Roxas City
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

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FIELD STUDY 5
ATTENDANCE RECORD
Student Observer: Gemma L. Santiago Course: BSED-MAPEH3A
Semester: Second semester School Year: 2018-2019

Date of Time Time Initial of Initial of


Observation Observation Activities In Out Cooperating FS Course
Teacher Facilitator

Total Observation Hours: ______________


Note:
1. This attendance record should be signed only by the Cooperating Teacher/s every
FS contact.
2. This should be submitted to the Field Study Instructor weekly for counter-signature.

Name of School: _____________________________________________________

This certifies that the FS Observer listed above has completed 18 hours of Field Study
and complied with the pertinent requirements of the host school.

___________________________________ ________________________
Name of Cooperating Teacher Signature
Field Study 6 (On Becoming the 21st Century Teacher)
Dear FS 6 Student,
Welcome to the wonderful world of teaching. In this field activity, you will be exposed to the
rudiments of the teaching profession. You will also be given a chance to evaluate yourself and to learn from
professional teachers who have surpassed the test of time. Find the time to work on each episode carefully
and religiously for each is formulated not only for you to meet all the requirements of the course and pass it,
but for you to develop appreciation of teaching as a profession.
Ma’am Lida and Ma’am Ann
General Rules:
1) You are required to have at least eighteen (18) hours of Field study activity. See to it that your
cooperating teacher signs your Daily Time Record for each day of your observation. Please present
to me your DTR every Friday for countersign. Your score in the portfolio will be deducted by 10
points for every hour deficit from the required 18 hours.
2) The following should be present in your portfolio
2.1 Creative Cover – Think of an object that you can use to summarize all the learnings that you had
from the subject. Use this as the figure or picture in the cover of your portfolio.
2.2 About the cover – describe why you chose the figure or picture that you used in the cover.
Relate it to your experiences and learning from your FS activity.
2. 3 Daily Time Record – duly filled-up and signed by your cooperating teacher.
2.4 Score sheet with name, course and major
2.5 About the author – describe yourself as a teacher especially on what you have learned from your
FS class.
2. 6 About the Portfolio – describe all the things you have learned, you have realized and what you
plan to do to assess learners’ performance when you become a teacher. You can also create a
creative title for your portfolio.
2.7 Table of Contents with numbered pages. Page # should be at the bottom (Page __ of (your family
name and name initials) portfolio in FS 6 (On Becoming the 21st Century Teacher)- italized (example:
Page 1 of Solano, FS 6.
2.8 Portfolio Content Episode 1 to 6 – Make sure that you answer all the questions, completed all
the tables and attached all the needed documents that are required.
2.9 Final Notes – Here you can acknowledge your cooperating teachers, learners and cooperating
school, as well as other persons that you are grateful for because you have completed your
portfolio.
2.10 Each episode is worth 20 points and will be scored using a rubric.

3) The deadline for the portfolio is February 28, 2018, 5:00 PM. You will receive plus 0.5 points per day
(maximum of 5 points) when you submit it before the deadline and 1.0 deduction per day after the
deadline.

4) The grading system for this FS class is: Portfolio (80%); Preliminaries (About the cover and about the
portfolio) – (10%); Timeliness of Submission (10%)

5) Use long bond paper, font size is 12 and font style is Calibri with the following margins: left – 1.5
inches; right, top and bottom – 1.0 inch
Episode 1- The Ideal Teacher
1.1 Qualities of a Teacher (Personal)
Instructions: The following are some qualities that teachers should possess. Evaluate yourself honestly using the
checklist (Bilbao, 2014) below by placing a check mark on the column that pertains to your answer. Please use this
guide: SA (Strongly agree); AG (Agree); UD (Undecided); DA (Disagree); SD (Strongly Disagree)

I am the kind of person who… SA AG UD DA SD


Is mentally alert
Is very imaginative
Tries out new things
Appreciates other people
Tolerates other people
Adjusts to different situations
Looks at the brighter side of life
Does not consider self as better than others
Shares privileges with others
Gives up personal time for others
Sees to it that I do my job well
Makes quick solutions to problems
Volunteers to do tasks for others
Works for the group even without being affirmed return
Is calm in the midst of chaos
Is dependable in a given task
Gives equal chance for others to be heard
Is sure of what I am doing
Holds anger even when provoked
Is punctual in attendance

Question 1. Which of these qualities would you consider as your strengths?


Question 2. Which of these qualities would you consider as your weaknesses?
Question 3. What do you plan to do to improve your weaknesses?

1.2 Qualities of an Ideal Teacher (Ideal Teacher)


Instructions: Think of a teacher that you consider “ideal” and evaluate him/her using the checklist (Bilbao, 2014)
below. Place a check mark on all the qualities that you have observed in him/her, and leave the space blank for those
that you did not observe. Attach a short bio-data and picture of the teacher, if available.
Name of Teacher: ________________________________________
Grade/Year Level Taught: ___________________________
Subject Taught: ______________________________

Qualities Observed
Is mentally alert
Is very imaginative
Tries out new things
Appreciates other people
Tolerates other people
Adjusts to different situations
Looks at the brighter side of life
Does not consider self as better than others
Shares privileges with others
Gives up personal time for others
Sees to it that he/she does his/her job well
Makes quick solutions to problems
Volunteers to do tasks for others
Works for the group even without being affirmed return
Is calm in the midst of chaos
Is dependable in a given task
Gives equal chance for others to be heard
Is sure of what he/she does
Holds anger even when provoked
Is punctual in attendance
Questions:
1. Aside from these qualities, what other characteristics does this teacher have that you really
admire/appreciate?
2. Why do you consider him/her ideal?
3. What are his/her qualities that you would apply when you also become a teacher?
4. How has this teacher affected you as a person?
5. If you are to see him/her now, what would you tell him/her?

1.3 Qualities of an Ideal Teacher(Cooperating Teacher)


Instructions: Evaluate your cooperating teacher using the checklist (Bilbao, 2014) below. Place a check mark on all
the qualities that you have observed in him/her, and leave the space blank for those that you did not observe.
Qualities Observed
Is mentally alert
Is very imaginative
Tries out new things
Appreciates other people
Tolerates other people
Adjusts to different situations
Looks at the brighter side of life
Does not consider self as better than others
Shares privileges with others
Gives up personal time for others
Sees to it that he/she does his/her job well
Makes quick solutions to problems
Volunteers to do tasks for others
Works for the group even without being affirmed return
Is calm in the midst of chaos
Is dependable in a given task
Gives equal chance for others to be heard
Is sure of what he/she does
Holds anger even when provoked
Is punctual in attendance

Questions:
1. Would you say that this teacher is effective?
2. What are his/her qualities that really stand out?
3. What are his/her qualities that you would like to apply when you become a teacher also?

1.4 Interview your cooperating teacher about his/her personal biodata and about his/her description of an ideal
teacher
Name of Teacher: ________________________________________ No. of Years in Teaching: _______
Age: ______________ Position: _______________
Grade/Year Level Taught: ______________________ Subject Taught: ______________________________
An ideal teacher is ……..

Reflections: What realization that relate to your becoming a teacher have you gained from this activity?

Name and Signature of FS Student _____________________________ ___________________


Episode 2 –The Teacher’s Philosophy
2.1 Determine your own philosophy of education by answering this questionnaire of Sadker and Sadker, and Ed.
Bilbao, 2014). Just write the number that corresponds to your answer using the guide that follows: 5 – Strongly
Agree; 4 – Agree; 3 – Undecided; 2 – Disagree; 1 – Strongly Disagree

___ 1. The learning of students should be centered around the 3Rs only.
___ 2. The school subjects should focus on the great thinkers of the past.
___ 3. Many students learn best by engaging in real-world activities rather than reading.
___ 4. The students should be permitted to determine their own curriculum.
___ 5. Subject matter is taught effectively when it is broken down into small parts.
___ 6. The school subjects should include only the essentials for all students to know.
___ 7. Schools, above all, should develop students’ abilities to think deeply, analytically and creatively than develop
social skill or acquire body of knowledge.
___ 8. Teaching should prepare students for analyzing and solving the types of problems they will face outside the
classroom.
___ 9. Reality is determined by each individual’s perceptions. There is no objective and universal reality.
___ 10. People are shaped much by their environment than by the exercise of their free will.
___ 11. Students should not be promoted to the next grade until they have read and mastered certain key material.
___ 12. An effective education is not aimed at the immediate needs of the students or society.
___ 13. The curriculum of a school should be built around the personal experiences and needs of the students.
___ 14. Students who do not want to study much should be required to do so.
___ 15. Program learning is an effective method of teaching information.
___ 16. Academic rigor is an essential component of education.
___ 17. All students, regardless of ability, should study more or less the same curriculum.
___ 18. Art classes should focus primarily on individual expression and creativity.
___ 19. Effective learning is unstructured and informal.
___ 20. Students learn best through reinforcement.
___ 21. Effective schools assign a substantial amount of homework.
___ 22. Education should focus on timeless questions such as “What is beauty” or “What is truth”?
___ 23. Since students learn effectively through social interaction, schools should plan for more social gathering in
their curricula.
___ 24. The purpose of school is to help students understand themselves and find the meaning of their existence.
___ 25. Frequent objective testing is the best way to determine what student knows.
___ 26. Countries must become more competitive economically, hence, schools must bolster their academic
requirements for more competition.
___ 27. Students must be taught to appreciate learning primarily for its own sake, rather than to help them into their
careers.
___ 28. Schools must place more emphasis on teaching about the concerns of minorities and women.
___ 29. Each person has free will to develop as he or she sees fit.
___ 30. Reward students well for learning so they will remember and be able to apply what they learned, even if they
were not able to understand why the information is worth knowing.
___ 31. Philippine schools should attempt to instill tradition Filipino values in students.
___ 32. Teacher-guided discovery of profound truths is a key method of teaching students.
___ 33. Students should be active participants in the learning process.
___ 34. There are no external standards of beauty. Beauty is what an individual decides it to be.
___ 35. We can place a lot of faith in our schools and teachers to determine which student behaviors are acceptable
and which are not.
___ 36. Schools must provide students with a firm grasp of basic facts regarding the books, people and events.
___ 37. Philosophy is ultimately a practical subject to study like computer.
___ 38. Teachers must stress to the students the relevance of what they are learning to their lives outside and inside
the classroom.
___ 39. It is important for a student to develop a positive self-concept than to learn specific concepts.
___ 40. Learning is more effective when students are given frequent tests to determine what they have learned.
2.2 Request your cooperating teacher to answer the same questionnaire. Once you have completed the two (2)
questionnaires, determine your and your cooperating teachers’ dominant philosophy of education using the guide
in your book on The Teaching Profession.

2.3 Once you have determined your and your cooperating teacher’s philosophy of education, answer the following
questions:
1 What is your dominant philosophy of education? Read about it. Based on your readings, do you agree that
you really manifest the characteristics of a teacher who practice this philosophy? Give at least five (5) of your
personal beliefs/practices that show that you are this kind of teacher.
2 What is the dominant philosophy of education of your cooperating teacher? Observe his/her class and
identify five (5) of his/her classroom behavior that reflect her philosophy. Describe them well. Can you say that your
cooperating teaching really practice her philosophy of education in her actual teaching? Explain your answer.

Reflections: What realization that relate to your becoming a teacher have you gained from this activity?

Name and Signature of FS Student _____________________________ ___________________


Episode 3 -The Teacher in the Classroom
1) Secure a copy of your cooperating teacher’s class program and analyze it using the guide below:
1.1 Total Load __________________
1.2 Number of Preparations __________________
13. Number of Hours in Teaching __________________
1.4 Number of Hours for other activities aside from teaching __________________ (Enumerate his/her
other activities)

2) Would you consider your cooperating teacher as over loaded? Why? Confirm your observation by asking your
cooperating teacher if he/ she considers himself/herself as overloaded, and what is his/her opinion about it.

3) Take a picture of the classroom and describe how the furniture are arranged. How would you describe your
cooperating teacher based on the general appearance and structure of his/her classroom?

4) Interview your cooperating teacher about his/her way of keeping the records of the learners and reporting them to
the parents and guardians. Write here the questions that you asked him/her and his/her answer.

5) How would you describe the physical condition of the classroom? Is the general atmosphere of the classroom
conducive for both learners and students? Justify your answer by giving concrete observations.

6) What is the seating arrangement applied by your cooperating teacher to his/her learners? Is it effective? Why or
why not? Are the learners comfortable with this seating arrangement?

7) How does your cooperating teacher impose discipline in his/her classroom? Explain in detail. Interview your
cooperating teacher about some of his/her challenges when it comes to the behavior of learners and how he/she
dealt with it.

8) Do you notice some routine activity that the class you are observing is doing? Describe them and ask your
cooperating teacher how he/she started these activities.

9) Considering the duties and responsibilities of a teacher that you observed in your cooperating teacher, are you still
willing to become a teacher? What are some of the characteristics of your cooperating teacher that makes him/her
worthy to be emulated?

Reflections: What realization that relate to your becoming a teacher have you gained from this activity?

Name and Signature of FS Student _____________________________ ___________________

Episode 4 –The Teacher in the Community


Interview 15 persons from all walks of life (professionals, businessmen, housewives, farmers, etc.) and ask
them about the role of the teacher in the community. Use the guide questions below:
1. What are the roles that teachers play in the community?
2. Do you consider the teacher as a respected person in the community? Why?
3. How do teachers help in the improvement of the community?
4. Do teachers serve as models in their behavior in the community?
5. Do you ask the advice of the teachers about concerns in the community?
6. What do you think are the attitudes and values that teachers should possess?
7. Do the teachers seek the support/help of the community for his/her classes?
Present the profile of your respondents here and consolidate their answers based on the questions.
How does the community see the role of teachers at present? Is there a difference in the community’s perception
about the teacher before and at present? Justify your answer.

Reflections: What realization that relate to your becoming a teacher have you gained from this activity?

Name and Signature of FS Student _____________________________ ___________________


Episode 5 –The Global Teacher
5.1 Answer the questionnaire below with a simple Yes or No by checking the appropriate column.
Competencies: As a future teacher, I… Yes No
1. demonstrate values for lifelong learning. _____ _____
2. will teach considering that learning is of different kinds. _____ _____
3. will create an environment that is safe and conducive for learning. _____ _____
4. will communicate higher learning expectations to each learner. _____ _____
5. will accept learners’ diverse knowledge and experiences. _____ _____
6. demonstrate mastery of the subject matter. _____ _____
7. will make use of allotted instructional time. _____ _____
8. recognize that each learner is unique. _____ _____
9. demonstrate skills in the use of technology. _____ _____
10. will develop and use appropriate instructional plan. _____ _____
11. will develop and use a variety of instructional support materials. _____ _____
12. will develop and use a variety of appropriate assessment strategies. _____ _____
13. will communicate promptly and clearly to learners, parents and
Superiors about learners’ progress. _____ _____
14. take pride in the nobility of the teaching profession. _____ _____
15. will enhance myself through continuing professional development. _____ _____

Number of Yes: _____________


Number of No: _____________

Based on your responses, can you now say that you are a global Filipino teacher?

5.2 Ask your cooperating teacher to answer the questionnaire by requesting him/her to place a check on the column
of his/her answer.
Competencies: No/ Frequency
Yes, If Yes, 1 – Sometimes; 2 – Often;
Do I… frequency… 3 – Always
No Yes 0 1 2 3
1. demonstrate values for lifelong learning?
2. teach considering that learning is of
different kinds?
3. create an environment that is safe and
conducive for learning?
4. communicate higher learning expectations
to each learner?
5. accept learners’ diverse knowledge and
experiences?
6. demonstrate mastery of the subject matter?
7. make use of allotted instructional time?
8. recognize that each learner is unique?
9. demonstrate skills in the use of technology?
10. develop and use appropriate instructional
plan?
11. develop and use a variety of instructional
support materials?
12. develop and use a variety of appropriate
assessment strategies?
13. communicate promptly and clearly to
learners, parents and superiors about learners’
progress?
14. take pride in the nobility of the teaching
profession?
15. enhance myself through continuing
professional development?

Interpret the responses of your cooperating teacher by identifying the competencies that he/she always, often, and
sometimes possess, based on the frequency.
5.2 1. Can you say that your cooperating teacher is a global Filipino teacher based on his/her responses to the
questionnaire? Justify your answer.

5.2.2 Research on two (2) other countries that offer teacher education and describe the personal and professional
qualities expected of their teachers. Complete the table below:
Name of Country Personal Qualities of Professional Qualities of Requirements to
Teachers Teachers become a Professional
Teacher

5.2.3 Can you say that Filipino teachers are comparable with their counterparts in other countries in terms of their
personal and professional qualities? Justify your answer.

5.2.4 What do you plan to do to prepare yourself for the 21st Century learners?

Reflections: What realization that relate to your becoming a teacher have you gained from this activity?

Name and Signature of FS Student _____________________________ ___________________

Episode 6 -The Teacher as a Professional


6. 1 Look for a teacher in each group (1 – 3 years, 4 – 10 years, 11 – 15 years, more than 15 years teaching experience
and have retired) and ask them to answer the questionnaire (PPST Career Stages).
Questions:
1. In which career stage do these teachers belong?
2. What are the characteristics of teachers in this stage?
6.2 Conduct an interview with these teachers using the following questions:
For Teachers with 1 – 3 years Teaching Experience
1. Where did you earn your degree? When?
2. How many years did it take for you to be hired in a teaching job?
3. How did you university/college prepare you to become a good teacher?
4. When did you pass the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET)? What was your rating?
5. When did you start teaching as a professional?
6. What are some of your most unforgettable experiences as a teacher?
7. What inspires you as a teacher?
8. What are your greatest challenges as a teacher?
9. What professional development activities/trainings have you participated in?
10. What professional organizations are you a member of?
11. What should professional teachers remember always in terms of their behavior?
12. What kind of teacher would you like students to remember you when you retire?
13. How do you see yourself 5 years from now?

For Teachers with 4 – 10 years Teaching Experience


1. Are you satisfied with your job as a professional teacher for the past years? Why?
2. What are some of your most unforgettable experiences as a teacher?
3. What inspires you as a teacher?
4. What are your greatest challenges as a teacher?
5. What are you plans for the future?
6. Do you think you will retire as a professional teacher?
7. What should professional teachers remember always in terms of their behavior?
8. What kind of teacher would you like students to remember you when you retire?

For Teachers with 11 – 15 years Teaching Experience


1. Are you satisfied with your job as a professional teacher for the past years? Why?
2. What are some of your most unforgettable experiences as a teacher?
3. What inspires you as a teacher?
4. What are your greatest challenges as a teacher?
5. What are you plans for the future?
6. Do you help the younger teachers in your school? How?
7. How would you compare yourself with the younger teachers?
8. What awards or citations have you received as a professional teacher?
9. Do you think you will be promoted to higher positions soon?
10. Do you think you will retire as a professional teacher?
11. What should professional teachers remember always in terms of their behavior?
12. What kind of teacher would you like students to remember you when you retire?

For Teachers with 15 years or more Teaching Experience


1. Are you satisfied with your job as a professional teacher for the past years? Why?
2. What are some of your most unforgettable experiences as a teacher?
3. What inspires you as a teacher?
4. What are your greatest challenges as a teacher?
5. What do you consider as your most significant contribution to the teaching profession?
6. What are your plans for the future?
7. How many times were you promoted in your career? Why were you promoted? What benefits did you get
from the promotion?
8. Do you think you will retire as a professional teacher?
9. What should professional teachers remember always in terms of their behavior?
10. What kind of teacher would you like students to remember you when you retire?

For Teachers who have Retired from Teaching


1. What are your usual activities now that you have retired from teaching?
2. How long were you in the teaching profession? Do you regret being a teacher?
3. What are some of your most unforgettable experiences as a teacher?
4. What do you consider as your most significant contribution to the teaching profession?
5. In your opinion, is teaching the noblest profession? Why?
6. What should professional teachers remember always in terms of their behavior?
7. What kind of teacher would you like students to remember you when you retire?
8. What advice can you give all teacher aspirants and new teachers?

Note: Attach the bio-data of the teachers and your picture during the interview.

Questions:
1) What are the characteristics/ideas/beliefs that these teachers have in common, despite the differences in the
teaching experience?
2) Would you say that they professional teachers in the real sense of the word?
3) Has your interviews strengthened your dream to become a teacher?
4) What do you think are the values that you should develop for you to become a competent teacher?
5) If you are to choose one (1) word to describe the teaching profession, what would it be and why?

Final Note:
Congratulations! You have reached the end of your Field Study experiences. May God bless, sustain and
inspire you more as you start your career as a molder/transformer of life and a catalyst of change.
Ma’am Lida