School Placement 3
The School Placement 3 module prepares student teachers to plan and effectively deliver lessons in the technical subjects Technical Graphics and Materials Technology (Wood) or Art at Junior Certificate level. Student teachers are introduced to the various roles of the class teacher, reflective practice and practitioner or action-research in teaching and learning. Students integrate in the whole school environment while on placement in a host school. They develop a professional teaching e portfolio incorporating lesson schemes, plans, resources and reflective practices. They are required to demonstrate competence in a variety of active learning and assessment strategies. They are also trained to demonstrate technological competence through advanced use of ICT tools and educational technologies, in the context of flipped classroom teaching, blended learning and/or online learning, as required. TUSLA childcare e-Training, Garda vetting and Fitness to Practice, according to GMIT policy, are requirements for commencing placement.
Prepare, deliver, manage and assess a series of design-led, innovative and creative lessons at Junior Certificate level.
Perform the various roles of the class teacher and demonstrate competency in reflective practice and action-research.
Integrate in the school environment and develop a professional relationship with designated teachers and management.
Demonstrate competence in core teaching and assessment skills, including planning, implementation and evaluation.
Present a professional teaching e- portfolio incorporating lesson schemes, plans, resources and evidence of critical thinking and reflective practice.
Demonstrate technological competence through advanced use of ICT tools and educational technologies.