Jacob Gerke

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  • in reply to: Kelly Elementary – Winter 2018 #9684
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: What happens when it rains?
    Date of Class: Jan 31 2018
    Day of Class: Wednesday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: JacobSensitiveRaconteur
    DJ: N/A
    Assistants/Shadowers/Auditioner: Cara, Melissa, Christina
    Module: Stormwater Management
    How Many Learners: 5
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc):

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 4
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 6
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 5
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 6
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 6
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 6

    Total Score: 33

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): Borrowed a lesson plan from Na’ama, as I did not know much about the materials; it worked out well! I went through things a little quickly and ad-libbed some dictation at the end, but I think the learners all felt engaged and enjoyed the lesson.

    in reply to: Rockwood Library – Winter 2018 #9652
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: “What’s your blueprint?”
    Date of Class: Jan 25 2018
    Day of Class: Thursday
    Time of Class: 2pm
    MC: Amy
    DJ: Jacob
    Assistants/Shadowers/Auditioner: May, Julia
    Module: Martin Luther King Jr.
    How Many Learners: 20
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): Looked fine to me

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 7
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 5
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 5
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 6
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 6
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 8

    Total Score: 42

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): After yell & spell, Amy went into the lesson with a short dialogue (“Have you ever heard a Martin Luther King Jr speech?”) and round robin, then a listen & point with a Civil Rights Movement timeline, and finally closed by dictating portions of a speech given by the late doctor. Good class!

    in reply to: Rockwood Library – Winter 2018 #9618
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: Oregon Counties
    Date of Class: Jan 17 2018
    Day of Class: Wednesday
    Time of Class: 2pm
    MC: HerbHappyHero (Sarah’s Dress Rehearsal)
    DJ: JacobSensitiveRaconteur
    Assistants/Shadowers/Auditioner: N/a
    Module: Oregon Territory
    How Many Learners: 12
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): I think the alphabet sheets are a bit low. Everything else seems find.

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 6
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 7
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 6
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 6
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 4
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 5

    Total Score: 34

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): Sara’s dress rehearsal went very, very well! One of our learners showed up 15 minutes early, and had a big presence – she asked us to put the two long tables together length wise, which I wasn’t a fan of, but we ended up getting a dozen learners plus two kids, and they exactly fit around the table.

    This group clearly knows each other well; there was lots of banter and laughter throughout the lesson. We hit a couple of small snags – none of us knew where the cloth Oregon maps were, but Sara found them later, and she also kindly allowed me to model choral response for her once, which I asked to do after I noticed her rushing through once of the sentences she had dictated. Afterwards, everything went very smoothly!

    in reply to: Irvington Elementary – Winter 2018 #9607
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: Bread and Butter
    Date of Class: Jan 6 2018
    Day of Class: Tuesday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: JacobSensitiveRaconteur
    DJ: N/a
    Assistants/Shadowers/Auditioner: N/a
    Module: Nutrition
    How Many Learners: 3
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): Loyalty cards OK. Box with other supplies is missing!

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 5
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 5
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 6
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 6
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 5
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 5

    Total Score: 32

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): I brought some different food items and had the learners explore the Nutrition Facts labels on them, even doing a little math to get how many calories, fat grams, sugar grams, etc were in each container. I closed by dictating the song “Bread and Butter.”

    in reply to: Irvington Elementary – Fall 2017 #9527
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: How Much Is it?
    Date of Class: 11/28/17
    Day of Class: Tuesday
    Time of Class: 6PM
    MC: Jacob
    DJ: N/A
    Assistants: Jimmy
    Module: Shopping
    How Many Learners: 2
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): I either can’t find the box or everything is very, very low.

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 3
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 5
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 5
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 5
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 5
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 5

    Total Score: 28

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): 2 learners, Jimmy came back and helped out, but unfortunately I was a little late again. I closed by dictating the first two verses of “How Much Is That Doggy In The Window?”

    in reply to: Irvington Elementary – Fall 2017 #9484
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: What is Black Friday?
    Date of Class: 12/05/2017
    Day of Class: Tuesday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: JacobSensiteur
    DJ: N/A
    Assistants: Jimmy (Shadow2)
    Module: Shopping
    How Many Learners:3
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): It appears we’re short on everything, unless I’m missing the location of a box somewhere.

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 3
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 5
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 5
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 6
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 6
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 5

    Total Score: 30

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): I showed up a little late and without a lesson plan, but I think things went well. I let Jimmy do some of the alphabet listen and point, while I looked up pictures and videos using the school’s wifi. We did a lot of dictation about what Black Friday is, following by dictation using “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” One of the learners said she liked the song a lot.

    in reply to: Midland Library – Fall 2017 #9438
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: Pest Control
    Date of Class: 11/15/17
    Day of Class: Wednesday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: Deborah
    DJ: Jacob
    Assistants: N/A
    Module: Pest Control
    How Many Learners: 12
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): Could probably use another sheet of blank Loyalty Cards

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 6
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 6
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 5
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 5
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 7
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 7

    Total Score: 36

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): Strong focus on dictation, as learners were tasked with writing down questions from a survey. Deborah led the class well, with strong emphasis on choral repetition. Class went well despite some early confusion.

    in reply to: Irvington Elementary – Fall 2017 #9437
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: OHP
    Date of Class: 11/14/17
    Day of Class: Tuesday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: Na’ama (Dress Rehearsal)
    DJ: Jacob
    Assistants: N/A
    Module: OHP
    How Many Learners: 6
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): I’ve not seen any materials here aside from existing Loyalty cards; it’s possible I just don’t know where they are.

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 7
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 3
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 5
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 6
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 4
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 6

    Total Score: 31

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): I assisted Na’ama as she did her dress rehearsal, and it went really well! We actually ran out of things to do about 15 minutes before the end of class, so I advised Na’ama to dictate words from the OHP handout that she prepared, as well as the flow-chart that was prepared by Patrik.

    in reply to: Rockwood Library – Fall 2017 #9429
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: Everything’s On Sale
    Date of Class: 11/13/17
    Day of Class: Monday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: Jacob
    DJ: N/A
    Assistants: N/A
    Module: Fall
    How Many Learners: 7
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): Loyalty Cards are low

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 3
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 5
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 6
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 5
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 5
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = N/A

    Total Score: 24

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): I didn’t write a lesson plan for this class. I ran out of time! I had to arrive early so I could make a meeting before the class started, but I was able to get some Fred Meyers Thanksgiving ads before I came, and made extensive use of listen & point during the class. I think people enjoyed it.

    in reply to: Midland Library – Fall 2017 #9420
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: Have you seen this bug before?
    Date of Class: 11/8/17
    Day of Class: Wednesday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: Jacob
    DJ: N/A
    Assistants: Ivy, Ian
    Module: Pest Control
    How Many Learners: 17
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): Seems fine

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 2
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 6
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 6
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 7
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 5
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 5

    Total Score: 31

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): Had to cover a class last minute. Leaned heavily off of dictation from a powerpoint, using names of common pests, then moved on to a simple dialogue, ended with a document search and passing around a few animal specimens. This class was saved by Patrik bring props from Rockwood!

    in reply to: Rockwood Library – Fall 2017 #9419
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title:
    Date of Class: 11/7/17
    Day of Class: Tuesday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: CamCivicContrarian
    DJ: JacobSensiteur
    Assistants: N/A
    Module: Society & Culture
    How Many Learners: OHP
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): Seems fine

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 6
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 6
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 7
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 7
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 6
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 6

    Total Score: 38

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): Lots of dictation based on OHP handouts, lots of useful information. Good class!

    in reply to: Irvington Elementary – Fall 2017 #9402
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title:
    Date of Class: 11/02/17
    Day of Class: Thursday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: Keli
    DJ: Jacob
    Assistants: 0
    Module: Zoned Residential
    How Many Learners: 3
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc):

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) =
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) =
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) =
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) =
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) =
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 8

    Total Score:

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific):

    I enjoyed this class a lot! Keli did a great job repurposing the materials she brought; at the end of class, we wrote down 6 steps to voting (fill out your ballot, put it in the secrecy sleeve, put the sleeve in the envelope, seal the envelope, sign the back of the envelope, take it to the library) and had Ss talk about the steps to each other. Lots of dictation, lots of laughter, great class!

    in reply to: Rockwood Library – Fall 2017 #9382
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: How to make pumpkin soup
    Date of Class: Oct 30 2017
    Day of Class: Monday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: JacobSensiteur
    DJ: N/A
    Assistants: N/A
    Module: Society & Culture
    How Many Learners: 6
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): Only 4 loyalty cards left that I could see

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 5
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 6
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 6
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 6
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 7
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 1

    Total Score: 31

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific): First time teaching alone in a PPT class in awhile. It went fine, although I was preparing materials for tomorrow and accidentally handed out OHP documents for a document search. Preview for next class!

    in reply to: Rigler Elementary – Fall 2017 #9334
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: Ticket to Ride
    Date of Class: 10/16/17
    Day of Class: Monday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: Jacob (Gaston DR)
    DJ: N/A
    Assistants: Qing Yang, Sofia
    Module: Tri-Met
    How Many Learners: 5
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc):

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 3
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 4
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 4
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 5
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 5
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 5

    Total Score: 26

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific):

    Gaston did his dress rehearsal today, and it was on point. 5 learners came, two new, and we all had a great time learning about Tri-Met, as well as The Beatles’ “Ticket to Ride.” Fun class!

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    in reply to: Rockwood Library – Fall 2017 #9333
    Jacob Gerke
    Spectator

    Lesson Title: Do You Know Your Elected Representatives?
    Date of Class: Oct 17 2017
    Day of Class: Tuesday
    Time of Class: 6pm
    MC: Cam
    DJ: Jacob
    Assistants: Krysie
    Module: Health & Social Services
    How Many Learners: 5
    Materials Status (loyalty cards, alphabet sheets, etc): Loyalty cards low

    Self Evaluation

    Preparation: Forgot to Show Up (1) vs. Every Hair In Place (10) = 8
    Technique: Completely Incompetent (1) vs. Flawless Delivery (10) = 7
    Engagement: Snoring Loudly (1) vs. Absolutely Riveted (10) = 7
    Connection: Open Hostility (1) vs. Kumbayah (10) = 7
    Poise: Charlie Brown (1) vs. Prince (10) = 8
    Reflection: “It was ok.” (1) vs. Life-changing Epiphany (10) = 7

    Total Score: 44

    What happened (as short or as long as you like, but be specific):

    Cam prepared so well for this class! He had tons of materials and lots of different activities, and adapted some of his dictated sentences to the class (he prepared for a higher level group and made changes on the fly when a lower level learner showed up). Props to him

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