Observation Of A Math Classroom

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A math worksheet was being completed during this observation session. From this observation, I have found that the students are given choices to gain the information through the 3 different learning styles: kinesthetic, visual, and auditory. The teacher knows that she must maintain her students attention and she additionally knows that her students, kindergarteners, cannot think abstractly yet. The teacher instructs the students to pull out their red and yellow crayons. The teacher instructs the students to color a certain number of circles with the red crayon, and another number of circles with the yellow crayon. After drawing those circles, the count the circles as a class and record the total they counted. These small actions engage …show more content…
The teacher used the following teaching strategies to teach this lesson: think aloud, modelling, guided and independent practice. With the implementation of these previously named materials and strategies, the teacher provided students with a choice of materials to gain master the math skill that was being taught(e.g. colored circles, modelling, think aloud, etc). It is obvious that these choices are meant to engage the entire class rather. She walks amongst her students to assure that are all following along together. A small group of students seem to struggle with keeping with with the class due to their short attention span and low cognitive ability. She uses this opportunity to ask students to count for the class and to assure that that student is staying on task rather than struggling with the new information and techniques he is taught in this …show more content…
However, she does guide them through the math techniques she uses to assist them with the math skill they are trying to master. She does not bring to the students attention to which learning choice works best for her students. Since the math worksheet contained at least 8 questions, the teacher 's implementation of her previously named learning strategies got better with more subsequent tries. Observing the students through this lesson, allowed her a chance to see how each student reacted to her materials and

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