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Document 1 TA Daily Log

Document 2 Rotational Reflection

Document 3: Strength & Weakness Document

Doc 4 Quarterly Reflection (Grading Sheet)

Document 5 Proposal Template

TA Daily Log

Date

Block of Day

My Planned Role                    (what my mentor and teacher and I had planned for me to do)

Thoughts/ Comments/ Observations/ Questions

 

1  2  3  4

 

 

 

1  2  3  4

 

 

 

1  2  3  4

 

 

 

1  2  3  4

 

 

 

1  2  3  4

 

 

 

1  2  3  4

 

 

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TEACHER ASSISTANT WEEKLY REFLECTION

TA NAME: ______________                  DATE: _________

1.             Describe something you did this past week that increased student learning in your class.

 

 

 

 

2.             Explain what has gone well or what you enjoyed this past week.

 

 

 

 

 

3.             Describe a challenge you encountered this past week and how you dealt with it.

 

 

 

 

 

4.             Make a goal for at least one new thing you would like to try next week that you believe will increase student learning.

 

 

 

 

5.      List any questions or concerns you have for either your mentor teacher or Ms HB.

 

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Identification of Strength & Growth Possibilities

Quarterly Reflection (to be completed before the Quarterly Meeting)

 

TA Self-Identified Three Areas of Strength:

 

 

 

TA Self-Identified Three Possibilities for Growth:

 

 

 

 

Mentor Teacher’s Perception of the TA’s Three Areas of Strength:

 

 

 

 

Mentor Teacher’s Perception of the TA’s Three Possibilities for Growth:

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Teacher Assistant Quarterly Evaluation Instrument

 

Criteria

CCSS

4 (ALWAYS)

3 (MOSTLY)

2 (FEW REMINDERS)

1 (MULTIPLE REMINDERS)

Follow all school policies at all times, in order to be a positive role model

 

4

3.25

2.5

1

Interacts with the class in a professional manner in accordance with core values

 

4

3.25

2.5

1

Attends daily

 

 

4

3.25

2.5

1

Is on time

 

 

4

3.25

2.5

1

Communicates proactively with mentor teacher, students, Ms HB, and Mr. Larson (x2)

 

8

6.5

5

2

Daily Logs are  complete (x2)

 

8

6.5

5

2

Submitted Rotational Reflections to mentor teacher and Ms HB (email) (x4)

 

16

13

10

4

Attended weekly meetings with mentor teacher & monthly meetings with Ms HB (x2)

 

8

6.5

5

2

Has been an active participant in the classroom every class (x 4)

 

16

13

10

4

Has proactively sought out constructive involvement in the classroom (x2)

 

8

6.5

5

2

 

TOTAL

 

= _____/80 = ______%

 

 

(OVER)

 

Please check the additional tasks that the TA has completed:

r  Conference and edit drafts of assignments with individuals

r  Teach missed lesson to student who was absent

r  Scribe classroom discussions to better track participation grades

r  Create review sheets or other activities

r  Assist with classroom management – i.e. non-verbal cues to keep students on task and involved in lesson (this will not extend to consequence distribution!)

r  Interact with class:  1 to 1, small groups, or entire class

r  Update teacher’s website

r  Plan and teach a lesson

r  Grade OBJECTIVE papers (?)

r  Assist substitute teacher to keep order

r  Note taker

r  Developing and/or presenting lessons

r  Facilitate Seminar

r  Assist in differentiation/ meeting struggling students’ needs

r  Demonstrate/Model skills or “moves”

r  ___________________________________________________

r  ___________________________________________________

r  ___________________________________________________

r  ___________________________________________________

r  ___________________________________________________

 

Additional Notes/Reflections/Goals:

 

 

 

 

 

Quarterly Grade Assigned:  ______________________

 

 

_____________________________________________________________

Mentor Teacher Signature

 

 

_____________________________________________________________

Teacher Assistant Signature

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Classical Magnet Proposal

 

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Item #

 

 

Proposal:  

 

 

Author:  

 

 

Impact:

 

 

 Costs: $

 

 

Referred to:    

 

 

Questions Raised:

 

 

Date

Action

Body

Advisory Only

Amended (must be attached)

Result

 

Read

President’s Council

 

 

 

 

Assigned #

President’s Council

 

 

 

Read

Parent Senate

 

 

 

 

Read

Student Senate

 

 

 

Read

Staff Senate

 

 

 

Read

Curriculum Committee

 

 

 

 

Read

Student Life Committee

 

 

 

 

Read

Governance Committee

 

 

 

 

Vote

Parent Senate

 

 

 

 

Vote

Student Senate

 

 

 

Vote

Staff Senate

 

 

 

Vote

Curriculum Committee

 

 

 

 

Vote

Student Life Committee

 

 

 

 

Vote

Governance Committee

 

 

 

 

Decision

Principal

 

 

A noble venture, this teaching gig...