A Day in the Life of an Educator

A Day in the Life of an Educator

A Day in the Life of an Educator Kayla Jones Senior Capstone--Class of 2017 Why Secondary Education? 4 siblings Love working with kids Excel in English and Math in school Family as educators Mentor/School Mentor: Galen Bell 11th and 12th grade English teacher Coach School: East Hamilton School Grades 6-12 Established 2009

Project Educator Essential question: What skills do I need to become a successful teacher? Job shadowing Managerial help Research Product: Curriculum/lesson instruction and guidance Job Shadowing: Organized chaos English 11American Literature Left: seminar on The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald Novels, essays, quizzes, seminars, discussions,

projects Minimal testing for upperclassmen Managerial Help: Wearing many hats Educator Responsibilities: Classroom design (dcor, student work, news, etc.) Curriculum design/lesson plans Classroom management Bus duty/hall duty Grading and feedback Parent correspondence Pictured above/right:

Bulletin boards that I assisted in creating for Mr. Bells classroom. Research: Requirements of the Trade Requirements: Bachelors degree EPP: Educator Preparation Program PRAXIS test(s) (or other state test outside of TN) Educator Licensure (Practitioner/Professional) Source: https://www.tn.gov/education/topic/educator-preparation Research: Where to go to get there Top Schools/Facts: Over 55 colleges/universities with EPPs in TN

Over 30 colleges/universities with masters or higher degrees in education Annual undergraduate tuition range: approximately $9,000-$42,000 Over 20 EPPs accredited by NCATE, TEAC or CAEP Source: https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator Top rated Secondary TN EPPs: U=undergraduate; G=graduate Lipscomb UniversityU Austin Peay State UniversityU Middle Tennessee State UniversityU Vanderbilt UniversityG University of MemphisG Source: http://www.nctq.org/teacherPrep/review2 014.do Research: Earnings and

advancements Base Salary in TN (with Bachelors Degree and no experience): $32,445 Increases as follows: Years of 0 Experience 1-5 6-10 11-15 Bachelors Degree BASE BASE + $570

BASE + $3,190 BASE + $6,585 Advanced Degree --- BASE + $3,415 BASE + $7,030 BASE + $10,890 URCE: http://www.tennessee.gov/assets/entities/education/attachments/loc_fin_state_min_salary_sched_2016-1 Research: Earnings and advancements cont.

Potential Masters and Doctoral Degrees Adult education Curriculum and instruction Early childhood education Education leadership and administration Technology & online learning School psychology Environmental education ESL/TESOL Special/Gift Education Source: http://www.gradschools.com/programs/education The Product Sample Curriculum/Unit Map and Lesson Plan(s) Created by: Kayla Jones Unit Map Essential Question: How can we change society? Overarching Questions:

What are the implications of authors choice (in structure, characters, and theme) in our understanding of a text? How do different genres of texts utilize various aspects of writing in regards to structure, character, and theme or central idea? Workshops: Text analysis, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Grammar CCSS Standards Texts Activities and assessments Unit Lesson Plans: How can we change society? MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY ACTIVITIES: -Parts of Speech review and practice -Discuss as a group -Notes on plot, setting,

conflict, and mood -Childrens story review of these elements -Things we take for granted discussion -page 64Searching for Summer: author notes, 8 vocab words (word, PofS, pic, sentence) -Model annotations: setting, plot, conflict, mood, questions, color -Read/finish for HW ACTIVITIES -Parts of Speech review and practice -Discuss as a group -Reading check quiz (with questions from margins) -Review, plot, conflict, mood, and setting using story

-Answer ?s 6-7, 9-10 on page 75 -Discuss how it fits the EQ: How can we change society? -Discuss differences in fiction and nonfiction ACTIVITIES -Parts of Speech review and practice -Discuss as a group -page 118Race to Save Apollo 13: author notes, 6 vocab words (word, PofS, pic, sentence), suspense -Model annotations: problem/solution chart, answer suspense and take notes ?s in margins -Continue reading and annotating

ACTIVITIES -Parts of Speech review and practice -Discuss as a group -Review Apollo 13finish reading and annotating -Discuss comprehension questions on page 133 -Answer questions 4, 6-8, 11 -Begin Apollo 13Media Literacy Discussion ACTIVITIES -Parts of Speech review and practice -Discuss as a group -Review Apollo 13 -Continue Media Literacy notes -Watch Sceneorally complete comprehension questions on page 138 -Watch again, complete

close viewing questions with notes -In pairs, begin brainstorming page 139 Create your own media ASSESSMENTS ASSESSMENTS ASSESSMENTS ASSESSMENTS ASSESSMENTS Grammar practice, discussion, notes, vocabulary, annotations Grammar practice, discussion, quiz, questions, notes

Grammar practice, discussion, notes, vocabulary, annotations Grammar practice, discussion, annotations, questions Grammar practice, discussion, notes, questions, story boards/collaborative project 5-week unit lesson plans Weekly by page Included: Essential question Activities

Assessments CCSS Standards THURSDAY FRIDAY Standards/Benchmarks: Language3002.1.1-3, Writing3002.3.1-4, Research3002.4.2-5, Informational Text3002.6.1-3, Literature 3002.8.2-3 Project Take aways Most difficult aspect: Of project: PRODUCT aligning unit/lessons with CCSS standards For future: TIME MANAGEMENT How to successfully manage responsibilities What, if anything, would I change? Any questions?

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