- What action(s) might you take in order to prepare for online and blended learning?
So far (24th Aug), we haven’t got a 100% clarification on what the year will look like for PE. So, I’m not entirely sure what to do, except that I will keep looking for and learning from resources that I can help me, such as webinars or articles.
- Considering your previous experience with online learning, what are your instructional strengths & areas for growth?
In last year’s online learning, we as a team created a lot of well-designed activities for students, which has clear instructions as to what to do. That’s something our new team needs to keep doing.
For area of growth, I think we gotta figure out better ways to collect data and develop assessment methods.
- Using the 5Cs of online learning, what goals might you set for yourself in anticipation of future online instruction?
I would like to offer students with captive online learning experience where they will enjoy learning while really learn something. In this learning, I also aim to make students feel cared, rather than demanded or forced to learn. That requires good clarification of the tasks and classroom management. To achieve all these, we need collaborations with all aspects, including the teachers and student, or even parents.
- How might you achieve these goals? Who might you reach out to for support?
Our new team and whoever is helpful..
I got high score on Confer which is gratified to see, coz I know I’m a good listener to kids.
The favourable answers to two negative peer support questions did remind me of keeping an eye on students peer relationships.
Third of the students voted that they were teased by classmates or some classmates teased others. There were times that happened during or after games, and I did talk about that. But apparently not enough. I need to focus more on how they interact with each other in classes, especially after a phone call from a mom saying that her kid was mocked by a girl who would turn into a good girl as soon as the teacher faced them.
I don’t want my PE lessons to become actions only but without emotional caring.
The other area that I need to focus on is that I need to ‘correct their mistakes in learning’, which I got low. Whenever I spot a problem in the game, I should pause the game and redirect or clarify or facilitate them to the better way to play in the game–either a good tactic that can be used or a correct technique of movement.
I do make the kids try their best in PE. It gets low but the actual response detail has no unfavourable answer. So, I will keep making students try their best.
For classroom management, I got a lot of maybe answers which shows that I need to more firm and more positive when managing the classroom.
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