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Part 1: Lesson Implementation
Creating meaningful lessons is both an art and a science. The art is in the student engagement and the science in the careful lesson planning and integration of content standards. The best way to continue to develop your teaching practice is to reflect consistently after lesson implementation.
Allocate at least 4 hours in the field to support this field experience.
Share your lesson from the “Creating a Science Lesson” assignment with your mentor teacher and obtain feedback. With your mentor’s approval, select a group of 3-5 students who would benefit from small group support to whom you will present your lesson. If you are not able to present your lesson, present a science lesson created by your mentor teacher.
After the conclusion of your lesson, reflect with the mentor and obtain feedback on how well the lesson went.
Spend any remaining field experience hours observing or assisting the teacher in providing instruction and support to the class.
Part 2: Reflection
In 250-500 words, summarize and reflect on the lesson you taught in the field experience.
Address the following in your reflection:
Did you feel the students were engaged in the learning? Explain.
How did you design and deliver instruction that integrates cultural background, personal knowledge, family, and community of students?
How do you feel you monitored and adjusted throughout the lesson to meet the needs of the students?
What went well and what you would have done differently?
What value does technology (including the use of assistive technology) bring to your instruction?
How you will apply the feedback you received from your mentor teacher to your future teaching?
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.