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What is the KWL Method?

A learning Strategy that begins by identifying what the learner knows about a topic and what the learner wants to know about the topic. A Teaching and or learning experience then takes place and the activity concludes with the learner identifying what they have learned about the Topic.

What is the cooperative learning Method?

A teaching strategy in which students work together in a small group (3-5 students) to complete a project or assignment. Typically each group member has a specific role or assignment and every member must contribute in order for the group to successfully complete the assigned task. Common student roles include captain, materials manger, recorder, procedure director and clean up supervisor.

What is the Brainstorming Method?

teaching strategy to generate a lot of ideas in a short period of time. A prompt or topic is provided p, then ideas are expressed freely and recorded within a given time limit. Evaluation of ideas is not a part of the brainstorming process. This strategy is often used as a springboard or starting point for other activities.

What is the venn diagram Method?

a graphic organizer that allows learners to compare and contrast two ideas.

What is the Concept Mapping Method?

A teaching strategy for organizing information about a central topic or theme. Key words and brief phrases are written down, circled, and connected to the main topic and each other by lines. Concept mapping can be used to introduce a topic, take notes, or summarize what students have learned. "Webbing" is another name for this strategy.

What is the minimum you praise a student? and what is an example?

Praise every student (verbal or non-verbal) once a day at minimum. Example- Good Job!

What is Wait Time?

Ask the students a question, Wait 3 seconds, call on a student, wait 3 seconds for an answer.

What is the # 1 responsibility of a teacher?

Safety of your kids

What is the # 2 responsibility of a teacher?

to have ever student reach their full potential

What does ESE stand for?

Exceptional Student Education

What does ESL stand for?

English as a Second Language

Will your students ever ALL be on the same level? If No, what do you need to do?

No, no student will ever be at the same level you will learn to create individual lesson plans.

Alternative to Corporal Punishment in Dade County Public Schools?

In-school suspension

(Miami Dade does not believe in Corporal Punishment)

When do you physically touch a kid?


Whats the best way to control a class?

Moving around the class, never stay seated at desk

Two types of off- task behaviors

1. Non-Disruptive (tapping pen on desk)

2. Distruptive behavior- student hits student

How many rules should a class room have?

a classroom should have no more than 5 rules that are age appropriate

What are the 5 consequences of breaking the rules?


2. I am going to take X away from you

3. Take away free play

4. Call Parents

5. Principals Office

what is a severity clause?

if a student does something that is so bad (EX: hits another student) the teacher will go directly to the worst consequence ( Principals office)

What are two awards that you should never give to students?

Money & Candy

what do you do if a student runs out of the class room?

Call security/ main office you are to NEVER run after them

what should you do if a student ask to go to the bathroom multiple times during a class period?

Ask the student if they are ok and if they want to go see the school nurse

as a substitute teacher, what should you know about the schools bathroom policy

if there is a bathroom signal within the classroom and if there is a buddy system in place within the school or classroom

How long should you teach for (lecture the class?)

No longer than 20 minutes or if you see non-distruptive behavior starting to occur (day dreaming)

should you ask a student to write on the board?

No, you should never ask a student to write on the board

What is probing?

when a student gives an answer and you ask the student follow up questions to get a more detailed answer out of them

What is proximity praise?

when you praise around the person you are trying to influence

what is the goal of ESE?

to get the students out of ESE

can a child who is labeled gifted, ever not be labeled gifted?

No, a gifted student will always be gifted

what does the CST (child study team) do?

Test the student for a learning disability (IQ Test)

when is a child classified as learning disabled?

when the age of the student and IQ level do not match up.

What is inclusion?

The process of involving students with disabilities as active participants in general education classroom activities.

Students are usually with an inclusion teacher

what is a Resource class?

at some point during the day the student will leave the class to go to see a trained ESE teacher.

what is self contained ESE?

Students grade level and performance do not match- up

What do you do if a parent ask you to administer their child's medication?

You say No and send the parents to see the nurse.

What do you do if you see a child with an injury?

send them to the nurses office, never provide first aid

what d you do if you suspect a child being abused / neglected?

Report suspected abuse to the principal and then the department of children and family services. (also, follow up the the case)

As a sub. teacher what should you be aware of incase of a fire / what should you bring with you?

you should be aware of the fire escape map ( know where to go) and take attendance once in a safe location

what should you do if money is handed to you for an upcoming field trip?

As soon as possible bring the money to the office and collect a receipt. NEVER PUT MONEY IN YOUR POCKET OR WALLET

If you are substituting on a field trip day what are your responsibilities?

1. getting everyones signed permission slips

2. having adequate chaperones

3. telling the cafeteria if you either need or don't need lunch.

what are your responsibilities at the end of the school day

Finding out where you need to be at time of dismissal and being aware of the students safety

Do you ever keep a student after school?


should a student ever be alone in a classroom with you?

No, for liability reasons

should you ever offer to take a student home?

No, a student should never been in your car

Ethical conduct in regards to confidentiality includes not sharing?

Students confidential records

What is dade county school system policy on drugs and alcohol?

Dade County Public school system is a drug free work place. Employees on duty or on Board property shall not be under the influence of alcohol. Employees shall not manufacture or use alcoholic beverages while on Board property or on duty.

How often does dade county drug test?

The District shall require pre-employment drug screening of applicants according to the Drug-Free Workplace Technical Guide. The validity period for pre-employment drug screening is one (1) year.

What happens if you fail the drug test?

Applicants will be informed in advance of the requirement of a negative drug screen as a condition of employment. Applicants testing positive will not be eligible for employment for three (3) years from the date of the test.

What is Dade County Policy on Tobacco?

The School Board shall provide a tobacco-free environment to students, staff, and visitors. "Use of tobacco" shall mean all uses of tobacco, including cigars, cigarettes, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff, or any other matter or substances that contain tobacco, and the possession of papers used to roll cigarettes.

What is Dade County Policy on Internet use?

Use of the internet by students and employees must be in support of and consistent with the educational objectives of the district

What is the policy on threats (bullying)?

The School Board is committed to providing a safe learning environment for all students and shall strive to eradicate bullying and harassment in its schools by providing awareness, prevention, and education in promoting a school atmosphere in which bullying, harassment, and intimidation will not be tolerated by students, Board employees, visitors, or volunteers.

The Board has adopted the Policy Against Bullying and Harassment for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, incorporated by reference. Included in this State mandated policy is a comprehensive bullying prevention curriculum for all students in grades Pre-K through 12.

What is the policy on student / Teacher Relationships?

Student / Teacher relationship shall remain professional at all time

What is Dade County Policy on firearms?

Except for School Police, employees are prohibited from possessing, storing, making, or using a weapon, including a concealed weapon, in a school safety zone and any setting that is under the control and supervision of the Board for the purpose of school activities including, but not limited to, property leased, owned, or contracted for by the Board, a school-sponsored event, or in a Board-owned vehicle.

Weapons and firearms are defined in F.S. 790.001 and include, but are not limited to, firearms, guns of any type, knives, razors, clubs, electric weapons, metallic knuckles, martial arts weapons, ammunition, and explosives. The term "weapon" also means any object which, in the manner in which it is used, intended or represented to be used, is capable of inflicting serious bodily harm or property damage, as well as endangering the health and safety of persons.

What is the policy on self-reporting? what do you have to report and how long do you have to report it?

An instructional employee is required to self-report within forty-eight (48) hours any arrests/charges involving the abuse of a child or the sale and/or possession of a controlled substance. The notice shall not be considered an admission of guilt nor be admissible for any purpose in any proceeding, civil or criminal, administrative or judicial, investigatory or adjudicatory. Self-reporting shall also be required for any conviction, finding of guilt, withholding of adjudication, commitment to a pretrial diversion program, or entering a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for any criminal offense other than a minor traffic violation within forty-eight (48) hours after the final judgement. When handling sealed and expunged records disclosed under this policy, the District shall comply with the confidentiality provisions in Florida statutes.

What is the policy on receiving gifts in Dade County? and if yes, what is the limitation.

Employees are prohibited from soliciting or accepting anything of value, such as a gift, loan, reward, promise of future employment, favor, or service that is based on an understanding that their official action or judgment would be influenced by such gift.

The Limitation for a gift is $25.00 dollars

Florida Code of Ethics- what is your primary responsibility?

teach efficiently and faithfully, using the books and materials required, following the prescribed courses of study, and employing approved methods of instruction as provided by law and by the rules of the State Department of Education.

making the well-being of the students and the honest performance of professional duties core guiding principles

Dade County Policy on Harassment (sexual or racial)?

The School Board shall comply with all Federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and with all requirements and regulations of the U.S. Department of Education. The Board shall maintain an educational and work environment which is free from all forms of discrimination/harassment, including sexual harassment.

Policy in regards to working outside the school

(full time teachers)

Instructional staff members should avoid situations in which their personal interests, activities, and associations conflict with the interests of the District. If these situations threaten a staff member's effectiveness within the school system, the Superintendent and/or School Board shall evaluate the impact of the interest, activity, or association upon the instructional staff member's responsibilities.