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Please Note Practicum 3190C Meetings & Information

* ECED 3190 Practicum begins Tuesday, September 13, 2005
  • Cook County Pre-K School Practicum Students - Please park on east side of school (where the teachers park) and enter the door on the east side of school.  There will be a school sign-in sheet in room 401.  After you sign in, please meet Ms. Lisa Heard in room 403 at 8:45 for a Greet & Meet Orientation.   Ms. Hargett will assist practicum for VSU, bu will be out of town for our first day.
  • Clyattville Elementary School Students - Dr. Brantley, the principal of Clyattville Elementary School, will meet you in the media center at 9:00 on Tuesday.  She will welcome you and give a brief orientation to the school.  After the orientation, Dr. Brantley will take you to your practicum classroom and introduce you to your mentor teacher.
* Full time in practicum classrooms : October 31 through November 11, 2005

Due Dates and Focus for Reflective Journal Discussions
(Post your Reflective Journals Informaiton on Class LiveText Discussion Page)
  • First Journal 9/23/05 (Weeks 1 & 2)
    • Discuss two or more classroom management strategies that you would implement in your pre-k or kindergarten practicum class.(e.g., classroom routines, transitions, distribution and collection of materials, grouping students, managing student behavior)
  • Second Journal 10/7/05 (Weeks 3 & 4)
    • Discuss the diversity in your classroom and two or more strategies that you would implement with your pre-k or kindergarten class to help your students understand that diversity in a clssroom can be a positive factor and experience for everyone.  (Diversity refers, but not limited to ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, special needs, and family structure.)
  • Third Journal 10/21/05 (Weeks 5 & 6)
    • Use of technology in classroom (e.g., technology available in the classroom and how the technology is used for instruction)
    • Discuss two or more activities and strategies that you would use technology in your pre-k or kindergarten practicum class.
  • Forth Journal 11/4/05 (Weeks 7 & 8)
    • Discuss two or more strategies that you would use with literature books in your pre-k or kindergarten practicum class.
  • Fifth Journal 11/18/05 (Weeks 9 & 10)
    • Discuss the stages of development of the students in your practicum classroom (e.g., cognitive development, physical development, social development, emotional development, moral development, gender differences)
Reflective Journal Format for LiveText Discussion Page
  1. Your name, school, grade, and date submitted (do not use teachers' or students' real names).
  2. Discuss designated topic (e.g., teacher's management strategies) and describe strategies that you would implement in your pre-k or kindergarten classroom.
  3. After writing your discussion, then respond to one person on the discussion page.
Teacher Candidate Self-Evaluation of Dispositions


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Directions to Cook County Pre-K School
1504 Patterson Street, Phone: 229-549-7715

  • Take I-75 North to exit 41 (Rountree Bridge Rd/Sparks exit), turn Right
  • Go to traffic light, turn Right onto Goodman St. 
  • Go 1 block, turn Left onto Patterson Ave (at the Dollar General store). 
  • Go approximately 1.6 miles. 
  • The Cook County Pre-K School is on the left.
Thank you,
Stacey Atkinson
map of Cook County Pre-K School

Directions to Clyattville Elementary School
http://ces.lowndes.k12.ga.us/Information.htm
5386 Madison Hwy, Phone: 229-559-7062
  • Take I-75 South to exit 11 (Clyattville/Madison, FL exit) (Georgia Highway 31 also called the Madison Highway/Colin Kelly Memorial Highway), turn Right.
  • Go about 5 miles on Highway 31 (over RR tracks and past Clyattville main intersection) Clyattville Elementary School is on right side of road (5386 Madison Highway).
map of Clyattville School




Fall 2004 ECED 3190C
"Analysis of Your Lessons" Taught to Your Students in Your Field Class

Your analysis of your lessons to go with your observation evaluation should be a brief (about 1/2 page) reflection of your lesson.  Include:
  • Tell what your student learned as a result of your lesson.
  • Tell what you learned about yourself, your students, and the teaching profession from your lesson.
  • Tell what you would do differently in your teaching in the future.
(We discussed in our last practicum meeting that you could copy and the reflections that you added to your lesson plans for your Analysis of Your Lessons for your Paint Lesson & TopicQuest Lesson.)


Teacher Candidate Self-Evaluation of Dispositions
Please Note Practicum 3190C Meetings & Information for November and December
   * November 3, Wednesday, at 2:00 in room 81 to discuss practicum portfolios, teaching lessons, letters of appreciation, teaching videos, etc.

   * November 8-November 19 - Full-time practicum includes all day in the schools.  You are required to maintain the same hours as your mentor teacher.  (If you need to return to campus for regular scheduled class, be sure to have hours needed in the classroom.)

   * December 1, Wednesday, at 2:00in room 81 to turn in practicum portfolios, videos, etc.
Due Dates and Focus for Reflective Journals
(Email your reflective journals to your VSU supervisor)
  • First Journal 9/24/04 (Weeks 1 & 2)
    • Classroom management (e.g., classroom routines, transitions, distribution and collection of materials, grouping students, managing student behavior)
  • Second Journal 10/8/04 (Weeks 3 & 4)
    • Use of technology in classroom (e.g., technology available in the classroom and how the technology is used for instruction)
    • Instructional planning
  • Third Journal 10/22/04 (Weeks 5 & 6)
    • Use of children's books in classroom
  • Forth Journal 11/5/04 (Weeks 7 & 8)
    • Diversity in classroom (Diversity refers, but not limited to ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, special needs, and family structure.)
    • Role of support personnel (e.g., paraprofessionals, special education teachers, counselors, cafeteria staff)
  • Fifth Journal 11/19/04 (Weeks 9 & 10)
    • Children's stages of development (e.g., cognitive development, physical development, social development, emotional development, moral development, gender differences)
Reflective Journal Format
  1. Your name, school, grade, and mentor teacher
  2. Date submitted and time period (e.g., Weeks 1 & 2)
  3. Number of hours completed
  4. Topic or topics listed above for each date
  5. An objective and detailed description of the designated topic (e.g., teacher's management strategies and style)
  6. Elaborate and describe one incident related to the topic
  7. Reflect on the incident (suggest other possible solutions; identify how the episode you described made a theory or concept that you are studying come to life, etc.)









TeacherFall 2004 ECED 3190C School Placements

North Brooks Elementary (Quitman) - Dr. Miller

North Brooks

Kindergarten Diane Zipperer

Cawthon

Emily

North Brooks

Kindergarten
Patrice Griffin

Dees

Catherine

North Brooks

Kindergarten
Amy Lott

Hensley

Nina

North Brooks

Kindergarten
Judy Griffin

Simpson

Candace

Cook County Preschool  - Dr. Judd

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Debbie Bradford

Clarke

Valarie

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Pat Bush

Crumbley

Suzanna

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Becky Connell

Guess

Leyna

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Peggy Parrish

Johnson

Abby

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Betty Whitman

Marta

Jennifer

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Marci Baldree

Schmidt

Jessica

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Kelley Felts

Shealey

Rebecca

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Joy Folsom

Sheffield

Kydie

Cook Preschool

Pre-K
Jeanmarie Harris

Sutton

B. J.

  Cook Preschool
  Pre-K

McGauley Ashleigh

W. G. Nunn Elementary - Dr. Miller

W. G. Nunn

Kindergarten
Jones

Chastain

Abbie

W. G. Nunn

Kindergarten
Payton

Cormack

Christine

W. G. Nunn

Kindergarten
Christian

Luke

Erica

W. G. Nunn

Kindergarten
Wright

McDonald

Candace

W. G. Nunn

Kindergarten
Blake

Sims

Vanessa

W. G. Nunn

Kindergarten
Minson

Stevens

Kadisha

W. G. Nunn

Kindergarten
Hudson

Taylor

Missy

W. G. Nunn

First Grade
Bannister

Wright

Chanda

Lomax-Pinevale Elementary - Mrs. West

Lomax-Pinevale

Kindergarten

Cupp

Bradley

Lomax-Pinevale

Kindergarten

Grimsley

Casie

Lomax-Pinevale

Kindergarten

Johnson

Ellesha

Lomax-Pinevale

Kindergarten

Sahlbom

Kelly