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    • Ivan Baez
      Ivan Baez replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
        In the first assignment I identified my own weaknesses as learning to assess students better and to work on improving my differentiation skills.  “As a first year teacher there is a great learning curve and always much more to... view reply
      • Gerald Ardito
        Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Darren Dempster Final Portfolio
        Darren, It has been really good working with you in this course. Here is the scoring rubric for the final assignments.
        • Sasha Sanders
          Sasha Sanders replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
          Since the start of this course, the first assignment allowed me to think about my professional practices as a pedagogue and how I can grow as an effective educator. I realized that my current strength is creating assessments that measure... view reply
          • Amanda Spain-Perales
            Amanda Spain-Perales replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
            In my self-assessment of using assessment, I stated that I wanted to incorporate feedback, which has been solidified after learning more about assessments. In addition to honing my craft, this will be beneficial in meeting my school’s goal for... view reply
            • Daniela Salazar
              Daniela Salazar replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
              Professional Development Plan             When beginning this course, I identified my weakness to be creativity within my forms of assessment. When listing what types of assessments I use... view reply
              • Mika Khaytin
                Mika Khaytin replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                In the beginning of the course, the weakness/area of improvement I discussed concerned in-class formative assessments. I wrote, “Though I am able to ask students to justify their answers when I call on them, I don’t hear from 75% of the... view reply
                • Germa Dubois
                  Germa Dubois replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                  Germa Dubois   From the first week of the EDG 606 course, I realize that this was going to be an intense and rigorous course. From the first email we were redirected to Pace commons, I was a bit frustrated because it took me out of my... view reply
                  • Selina Zhang
                    Selina Zhang replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                    We all go through life receiving opinions, suggestions, and advice from others, sometimes welcomed and other times unsolicited. What we do not realize are that these words are, at times, the feedback that we take to shape who we are and who we want... view reply
                    • Gabrielle Pasiak
                      Gabrielle Pasiak replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                      Gabrielle Pasiak  Professional Development Plan It is important for teachers to not only reflect, but to also create a concrete action plan to become stronger teachers.  By reading over the self-assessment assessment, I was able... view reply
                      • Ronald McHenry
                        Ronald McHenry replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                          At the beginning of this course I identified time management as an area of growth when it comes to creating and giving assessments. What I imagine that students should be able to do within a given time frame proved to be quite different... view reply
                        • Yassine Mouaddab
                          Yassine Mouaddab replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                          For the first assignment, I did not receive the email that provided a video description of the course outline and how to set up Pace Commons profile. I remember panicking to create an account and complete the first assignment the day it was due. I... view reply
                          • Amanda Spadaro
                            Amanda Spadaro replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                            At the beginning of this course, I identified that consistency was one of my major weaknesses with using assessment in the classroom. This can have a negative impact on my understanding of my students and on the student’s ability to understand... view reply
                            • Christopher Colella
                              Christopher Colella replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                              Professional Development Plan   One element I discussed in my first assignment is maintaining student motivation and using more regular formative assessments and exit tickets in order to ensure students are coming to class and staying... view reply
                              • Jocelyn Chan
                                Jocelyn Chan replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                                As teachers, we are constantly learning from our students and through others from feedback. This course was about learning how to provide and receive better feedback. John Hattie had written “feedback needs to provide information specifically... view reply
                                • Germa Dubois
                                  Germa Dubois replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                                  Germa Dubois   As a new Teacher coming into the New York City Department of Education, I strongly believe that nothing prepares you for the classroom. As a Teaching Fellow, we went through a rigorous training program, where we did skills... view reply
                                  • Jing Zhu
                                    Jing Zhu replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                                    Self reflecting is a process that facilitates self improving in any profession. Looking back at my previous thoughts and actions, based on what I learnt in the course, there are many areas that need to be revised and improved.   First of... view reply
                                    • Darren Dempster
                                      Darren Dempster published a blog post Darren Dempster Final Portfolio
                                      Based on the graduation rate database for the 2016 year at Independence High School, there is a significant difference in the percentage of the number of students that were part of the 2010 cohort of the school compared to the number of students...
                                      • Darren Dempster
                                        Darren Dempster replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                                        Based on the first week's assignment and my current understanding of my teaching style, I need to administer assessments more frequently and periodically so students are not always on edge about whether they have or don't have an exam or... view reply
                                        • Ashley Carpenter
                                          Ashley Carpenter replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                                               An area I would like to continue to grow in that I did not acknowledge in my initial posting would be the establishment of feedback checkpoints, within the performance-based assessment to ensure students are making in-depth... view reply
                                          • Andre Barrella
                                            Andre Barrella replied on the discussion topic Professional Development Plans
                                            As a Teaching Fellow, our slogan for training was TEACH. Tenacious, Excited by growth, Agile, Centered on students, and Hopeful. Like many earlier beginnings, we don’t fully appreciate things at face value. However, this course made me come to... view reply
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