C9 for Lab D

 255 SP09

Teacher       Anthony M. DiRienzo                        Date      12/3/10                            Topic    Sport Stacking            


Essential Elements of Instruction         Teaching Style:         X Command                X Practice                 Reciprocal                Guided Discovery



Box Fox team building                                  


Ultimate Frisbee                TOO LONG!                  



Too many cues! K.I.S.S.                                  








                     1      (1) Introduction           X  Name (implicit if continuing lesson or scaffolding)

                      1     (1) Protocol/Signal of Attention          Whistle               X   Voice(s)           X  Music                     Other

                     1      (1) Hook/Anticipatory Set       X  Peaks interest & motivates                  Objectives          X   Expectations        

                     1      (1)  Safety          X    Statement         X Rules          X   Each Segment

                    1       (1)  Instant Activity/Warm-up      X   Starts within 30 sec   __X_ All active       Aerobic          Flexibility        Specific  

                      1   (1) Visual Aids          X   Color                     X  Neat                Mnemonic/acronym      __ Prop

             Contrast             X  Spelling              X  View from 30 Feet


      1      (1) Demonstration         X    Whole w/ equip.            Whole w/out equip.                   X Slow motion with the cues

                            Different angles           X Whole w/ equip. in context of task         X   Common fault        


     1      (1)  Tasks/Explanation   X   3-5 main points                X  Relevant rules                    X Cues              X  Uses Visual Aids


             1     (1)  Intratask Variation          changed task for low-skilled        X     changed task for high-skilled                  

                      1     (1) CFU              Asks questions             3-5 sec. wait             Varied Questions         Student

                                                             Sample the group        Physical             Gestures              Performance

                (hi & low achievers)         Response                        


                      1     (1) Practice          X   Activity matches obj           Hi-time on task        Foresight          X   Equipment Ready                                                        

                     3      (3) Feedback         X   Used Names     X   Specific to cues (congruent)   __X_≥ 50% students     X   Positive first        

                   1        (1) Closure        View of Group         Questions         Refocusing the Learner        Student Part.

   X  Students in sight          Preplanned             Restating expectations          X   Answered ques.

          X   Backs to cues               Various types             Restating objectives             Student demon.        

 Sub-Total A

           15     /15

     Hook next lesson (Dangle carrot)             Wait time

                     N/A      Assessment                   Authentic                    Reliable                         Valid

                (2)  Presentation of Lesson        S = Strength        A=Average         W = Weakness

  W   Equipment & Supplies           A  Prepared                  A   Transitions                  S   Clean-up

   A  Teacher Placement         A   Visible                  S   Facing Class                    S Keeps Students backs to Distractions

 Sub-Total B


  A   Student Attention         W    Enforces Signal                  S   Commands Attention            S Uses a Signal

  A   Directions                  W   Foresight                  S   Clear and Concise          S   Student Placement

  S   Maximum Participation           A  Students Active                  S   Safety Awareness                   W  Specific to Activity

  W   Pace                          S   On Task                  A   Transitions Orderly            W Speed of Presentation

(2) Professional Attributes

                       S    Voice                  S   Clear                 S    Firm                   S  Enunciates           S  Pronuciates

                   S  Language          S   Professional           S  Intelligible           S  Precise

                  S   Enthusiasm          S   Energy           A  Intensity           S  Body Language

                        S   Prof. Appearance          S   Dress                   S  Groomed          S   Self-Controlled


        Took way too long demonstrating!!! Get the students cups and let them try things for themselves.                                  Great job of getting to all the students and providing feedback                                                                            Safety Issue with things on the floor and on the table                                            




Forms (loaded and published using Google Docs)

  1. Lesson Plan
  2. Feedback
  3. Time Coding
  4. Transcript



Time Coding

____ (1) Management < 15%

____ (2) Activity > 50%

____ (1) Instruction < 30%

____ (1) Waiting < 5%                                                    /5

Reflection (4)  

Describing growth difference b/w labs with appropriate  evidence  loaded to Google Docs.  Ideally audio or video sample < 10 seconds) and photos. Posted to blog.




____ (1) TBI

____ (1) Scaffolding

____ (1) Pinpoint