C9 for Lab D

 255 SP09

Teacher       Nicole Sherman                            Date  11/22/10                      Topic    iDANCE- reaction time                                 

Essential Elements of Instruction Teaching Style: Command   Practice ReciprocalGuided Discovery



Dance Talent Scout                  Technology                          





        teach by invitation                          







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

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

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

X     (1)  Safety X     Statement          Rules     Each Segment

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

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

X  Contrast          x     SpellingView from 30 Feet

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

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

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

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

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

Sample the group        Physical             Gestures              Performance

(hi & low achievers)         Response

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

X      (3) Feedback xUsed Names      x  Specific to cues (congruent)   x___≥ 50% students     x   Positive first

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

x     Students in sight       x   Preplanned             Restating expectations          x   Answered ques.

x    Backs to cues            x   Various types             Restating objectives             Student demon.

 Sub-Total A


x    Hook next lesson (Dangle carrot)             Wait time

X      Assessment                 x  Authentic                 x   Reliable                      x   Valid

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

Equipment & Supplies          S   Prepared                    A Transitions                  S   Clean-up

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

 Sub-Total B


Student Attention                  S   Enforces Signal                     Commands Attention          S   Uses a Signal

Directions                     Foresight                   s  Clear and Concise                  S   Student Placement

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

Pace                          S   On Task                     Transitions Orderly          A   Speed of Presentation

(2) Professional Attributes

Voice                     Clear                S     Firm                A   Enunciates                          S Pronuciates                 S

Language             Professional          A   Intelligible         A    Precise

Enthusiasm         A  Energy                A     Intensity         A    Body Language

Prof. Appearance          A   Dress                  S   Groomed        A     Self-Controlled


I feel like I did the best of my potential with the knowledge I have gained in this class.

Forms (loaded and published using Google Docs)

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



Time Coding

_X__ (1) Management < 15%

____ (2) Activity > 50%

____ (1) Instruction < 30%

_X___ (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.




__X__ (1) TBI

____ (1) Scaffolding

____ (1) Pinpoint

1 pt.