7Q: Making Accomodations For Individual Students

analytical Essay
1336 words
1336 words

7Q: uses various types of assessment procedures appropriately, including making accommodations for individual students in specific contexts 5I: uses multiple teaching strategies, including adjusted pacing and flexible grouping, to engage students in active learning opportunities that promote the development of critical and creative thinking, problem-solving, and performance capabilities. 1H: analyzes and uses student information to design instruction that meets the diverse needs of students and leads to ongoing growth and achievement. PA 24: Find 5 test questions in the teacher’s manual. In a discussion with your cooperating teacher, evaluate each to determine their value. What do they assess i.e. content, a skill, ability to analyze, reading for meaning, graph interruption, summarizing, etc.? How do they help to drive the instruction? …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that informal assessments impact student learning by assessing students as they are forming skills and tasks over time. they identify if students do or do not need scaffold instruction and special education services.
  • Opines that students need more assistance with time, since they can identify time on a digital clock and analog clock, but are unsure where to place the hour and minute hand.
  • Analyzes how mrs. corcoran uses formative assessments to assess students' diverse learning styles and approaches to complete assignments. special education teachers use direct and indirect observation to identify diverse learners.
  • Describes how they were asked by a student what to do after their lesson. they didn't want to take over mrs. corcoran's classroom without her permission.
  • Explains that they can only observe students twice a week at maercker intermediate school, but when they are not physically present in classroom, they communicate with their cooperating teacher but she doesn't respond as quickly as they would like.
  • Analyzes and uses student information to design instruction that meets the diverse needs of students. mrs. corcoran uses origo, math warm-up packets, and touchmath general math.
  • Explains how mrs. corcoran identifies diverse learners and uses information along with student work to plan future lessons.

Corcoran does not use a textbook with questions and teacher’s answer solutions, but she does use Origo, math warm-up packets, and TouchMath General Math. The value of the math warm-up is to use the packet as data given evidence to evaluate if each student is progressing to make their annual or three-year goal and benchmarks. Mrs. Corcoran tries to have the students complete the math warm-ups independently with little to no assistance, and will ask a teacher to review their math warm-up packet to check for errors. The assessment is formative assessment, or skills/tasks forming over time. The math applications are addition, subtraction, multiplication, word problems, division, elementary algebra, and sequences. The math warm-up packets help drive instruction by assessing what students need to improve on and what students can achieve. I learned practice over time can help students understand math applications and math warm-up packets can serve for several

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