Planning Instructional Units on Clinical Field. Proper classroom planning will keep teachers organized and on track. Planning instructional units will help teachers determine how to assess their students’ knowledge and skill development. As an instructional leader, it is not only imperative to understand the importance of planning, but also to share the information with teachers.
Allocate at least 2 hours in the field to support this field experience.
At a minimum, ask the following questions: Why is it important to plan and prepare classroom instruction? How do teachers work together to plan units? Also How do they use technology to collaborate while planning or to communicate best practices in planning?
How do the teachers embody high expectations for student learning? However How do the teachers ensure that content and learning objectives are met?How do the teachers ensure that lessons are aligned to the state academic standards?Also How are instructional strategies and technology incorporated into their units? How do the teachers incorporate the school’s vision and goals into their units?
Use any remaining field experience hours to observe and/or assist the principal mentor.
Complete a 250-500 word reflection on your experiences. Incorporate PSEL Standard 4 into your reflection, along with any additional PSEL standards you feel apply, and describe how you will apply what you have learned to your future professional practice.