5 Minute TA Plan Students Who are the students they need to work with & what are their needs? along the way…. Room ZoningWhich area of the room should they focus on? Resource Locator Where will they find resources? TA Role in Learning EpisodesWhat is their role across the lesson? Indv/Grp Helper Activity Manager Notes: Mover Indv/Grp Helper Notes: Lesson Reflection Activity Manager Mover Indv/Grp Helper Activity Manager Mover Activity Manager Mover Notes: Notes: TA Indv/Grp Helper Teacher WWW EBI @TeacherToolkit - 2010 Students Box Room Zoning Keywords Use this box to list initials and needs of students who require support in your lesson. This box can be used to indicate how you’d like the room to be zoned, so that you are responsible for one zone and your TA the other. The zones could be based on rows/tables and at different ratios: Share keywords with your TA so that they are able to encourage and support students using them – you may also provide definitions as appropriate. 5:1 Teacher favour 4:2 Teacher favour 3:3 Even split e.g. AB YZ SD lit num ASD 4:2 TA favour 5:1 TA favour Zoning will require confidence on the TA part but has worked successfully to empower TAs in the classroom. Resource Locator TA role in learning episodes This sections is used to indicate the role you wish you TA to undertake during the different phases of your lesson. There are 3 distinct roles: 1)Individual/Group Helper – working 1:1 or with small groups 2)Activity Manager – the primary focus is maintaining the equilibrium of task engagement for the remainder of the group, providing prompts and general feedback 3)Mover - may fetch and move equipment etc., deal with all interruptions to routine, e.g. spillages, visitors, in order to minimise distractions. Where will the TA find resources for your lesson? • • • • Shared Files VLE Online Particular shelf or cupboard Use the notes area to as appropriate e.g. use gap fill for AB/YZ Reflection Use this section to reflect on the lesson afterwards, ensuring the TA starts. Give one WWW and EBI for the lesson in terms of learning, independence, next steps, adjustments etc..