Assignment 9 – Reflective Review

Well, what else is there to say… Assignment 9, the reflective review. Assignment 9 – Reflective Review Assignment 9 Notes Looking back on my UKPSF – Initial Profile Form and Statement I am quite proud of how much I have learnt, and how my teaching practice has developed and continues to develop. I have a much better…

Assignment 7 – Critical Evaluation of Teaching Practice

This assignment encourage us to critically evaluate the peer observation of teaching (POT) exercise. Using the feedback received from colleagues and our own critical reflections we were tasked with identifying our strengths, weakness and opportunities to develop our teaching practice. It also gave me the opportunity to reflect on the experience of partaking in POT…

Teaching Observation Two

Design and Planning Since delivering the same workshop last year I have introduce some new teaching and learning activities to the lesson plan. Once I demonstrated how to use a kiln programmer I get the group to work together to input all of the kiln schedule data. Not only does this encourage the students to…

Modifications to planning and designing of teaching

Multilayered Mould Making Lesson Plan Having taken on board the feedback received from Sarah’s teaching observation this lesson plan illustrates how I am attempting to integrate student focused activities that encourage the students to engage with underpinning principals of the discipline. This workshop introduces students to an intermediate mould making technique for glass casting. One of…

Micro-teach initial reflections

PHEW! Am I glad that is over… What was most striking about the Micro-teach experience was how nervous and apprehensive I was. I was teaching the group a fairly simple technical skill – it’s one of the first skills our level one students learn; cutting a straight line in glass. It is a technique that…

Teaching Observation One

The first of three teaching observations… The participatory workshop introduced level two students to a new intermediate level mould making technique for glass casting, building on processes learnt in level one. Below are copies of the comments and feedback from PGHCE tutor, Sarah Hayes and my lesson plan. Peer Observation of Teaching Form – Joshua…