Monday, 6 February 2012

Graduation Day - Feb 3, 2012

Graduation Day

Group Lesson Plan - Chinese New Year Celebration

Receiving gifts from Jade Emperor

New year feast

Graduation day - Feb 3, 2012

Graduation Day

Lou Ann Kablarevic, Dawn Addison, Elizabeth Sinclair-Artwell, Cindy Ryan and Don Ablett from Peel District School Board

Group Lesson Plan - Chinese New Year Celebration
Patrice, Sherine, Amarjit, Sridevi, Nelly, Anitha, Nady, Judith, Vikcar and Jaspreet presenting their part of the lesson

Nady - as the Jade Emperor and Anita - doing the lion dance

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Lesson Plan Presentation

Nelly on Adjectives

Judith on Drama - with her students
Amarjit on emotions and feelings

Anita on the topic 'Water'

Nady on the mind map

Jaspreet about 'What a wonderful world!'

Vicar on 'Argument and debate'

Monday, 30 January 2012

Week 10 - Professional/Job skills, Cultural Awareness

Networking in and beyond the school, staff meeting, open house etc

Guest speaker - Dawn Addison, Principal, Morning Star Middle School

Multicultural celebration and course summary

Chinese New Year Celebration - Group lesson Plan preparation

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Week 9 Professional/Job skills

  • Lesson Plan Presentation
Jan 24, 2012 - Guest speaker: 'Tina Zita' on the use of technology in the classroom

Tina Zita
Useful websites

Creating cartoon strips with the 'Avatar' of the students on "Bitstrip for schools "

  • Expressing opinion and providing feed back
  • Interview skills, mock interview image
Jan - 26 Assessment and Benchmark
Simona Petri conducted the Canadian Language Benchmark Test

Jaspreet being tested on speaking and listening by Simon Petri


Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Week 8 - Educational methodology, Professional/Job skills

  • Organizing teacher portfolio
  • Presentation of Lesson Plan
  • Critiquing activities
  • Expressing opinion and providing feed back
Scavenger hunt of 'Ministry of Education website

Guest speaker on Lesson Plan - Jan 18, 2012  'Andrea Alan' from Morning star Middle School
Applying on VIP website - Guest speaker  'Elaine McLean' -Supervisor, Continuing Education, Peel District School Board on Jan 19, 2012
                                     Elaine McLean explaining the application process

Program coordinator Lou Ann and our Facilitator Patrice Mcdonough

                            Teachers become students for a lesson plan presentation

Presentation of Lesson Plan - Sridevi Ravi Shankar, Subject-Science, Topic- Healthy Heart

    Thursday, 12 January 2012

    Week 7 Education Methodology

    •  Assessment (classroom, school-wide and provincial
    • Educational: Report cards and parent-student-teacher conferences
    • Parent and family communication
    Classroom management
    Positive learning environment
    Teachers interview questions
    Mock interview - recorded on Jan 10, 2012

    Learning. teaching and Assessment glossary
    Language- Idioms, table topics and other useful resources
    • Classroom procedure-Greeting/smiling
    • Personal belongings -in appropriate place, all electronic devices to be turned off in classroom
    • Assignment - in proper bin
    • Teacher's attention signals - hands up, flicker lights
    • Working in groups - co operate, responsible, respect, share
    • Independent work - concentrate, clear doubts
    Output and correction - Watching Mock interview CD and commenting on the performance