Mrs Hannen looked at available formal reports to deepen her understanding of each student's vision condition. She used informal questioning techniques to see what each student already knew, to guide her in the planning of lessons and to see what each student had retained from her previous lessons. Mrs Hannen also developed checklists for some lessons to assist her in establishing each child's learning needs.
Her teaching and learning was guided by the individual learning plans for each student.
Mrs Hannen took small parts of student's individual learning plans to develop lessons. Lessons were well prepared and innovative, all of my students were engaged in her lessons.
Mrs Hannen used the already developed Needs Analysis to set her goals for each student.
Mrs Hannen had clear, well structured lesson plans. These lessons had realistic goals and were innovative with engaging content.
Her lessons with my dual media student , her focus student, were planned into twenty minute segments- this meets this student's learning needs. She explained the learning goal for each lesson to the students before her lessons commenced.
Mrs Hannen is learning about the learning styles and content for students in the K-6 area. In saying this all her lessons were well structured, using a variety of strategies.
She focussed on Life Skills with two of my students, developing a successful series of lessons appropriate to their lives. She made their learning memorable with games, repetition and lots of practice of new skills.
Mrs Hannen gained from each student a thorough and honest feedback of her lessons through developing an excellent rapport with my caseload students. She monitored each student with a variety of strategies such as checklists, questioning, "5 finger rating" and discussion.
Mrs Hannen met one parent and conducted a very professional interview. She composed a letter to this parent and contributed to this parent's braille lesson with ISTV.
With my high school student she interacted well with other students and caseload students in the lessons, it was a practical woodworking class.
Mrs Hannen is becoming aware of the Department of Education systems that are in place for our caseload students.
Mrs Hannen involved a student in the decision making process to support their independence for learning. This is a Year 6 student who has very low vision and Mrs Hannen developed, in collaboration with the student, a format for his high school timetable, as he will not be able to read the given timetable when he goes to high school next year.
Mra Hannen found conversation points with each student and was able to cleverly use their interests to ensure her lessons were successful.
Mrs Hannen knew about the technology each student used before the practicum commenced. She always had a "Plan B" ready if the technology didn't co-operate.
Mrs Hannen developed a "cheat sheet" for a young student who was new to using an IPad.
Mrs Hannen provided verbal feedback to each student at the end of each lesson or session. She told each student exactly what was correct or what needed further consolidation.
Mrs Hannen is developing her knowledge in the area of interpreting clinical reports from medical professionals. She successfully modified her teaching practice based on her records of the student's progress.
Mrs Hannen had the opportunity to attend our team meeting and a regional Network meeting.
She worked with classroom teachers and was able to engage with them in professional conversation regarding their student.
Mrs Hannen concentrated on reflecting on her professional practice, after each lesson. She developed strategies to change her approach to better meet each student's needs and to increase their engagement in her lessons.
She was very willing to engage with other staff.
Do you consider that the Student is at risk of failing to achieve “Graduate level” by the end of their overall Practicum experience? No
Mrs Hannen has had a very successful practicum.
At all times she has conducted herself in a very professional manner. Her lessons were extremely well prepared and engaging for my students. She developed a good rapport with all my caseload students, their teachers and parents she met.