Set up a meeting to interview a classroom teacher, special education teacher, resource teacher, specialist, guidance counselor, principal, central office administrator, or other professional personnel that you feel would be an expert on the topic of your project. It is preferred that the interview be conducted in person, but by phone will work if necessary
Create a list of interview questions (at least 8 but no more than 10) addressing your project topic. Please be sure the questions are open-ended and encourage discussion.
As one of your questions, show the expert your final project and seek/his her feedback on what you did well and what you could do to enhance it.
Type up the summary of what you learned during the interview. Be sure to include:
1) Information about the interviewee: describe his/her position and why you feel he/she was a credible resource to recruit for the interview. (Should be written in paragraph(s) form.)
2) The interview questions that you composed*
3) The responses you received*
4) Finally, conclude with what you gained by participating in this activity. (Should be written in paragraph(s) form.)
*Part 2 and 3 should be in the form of a transcript (state the question in bold text and the response in unbolded text.)
As such, the assignment should include the following sections: (1) Title page, (2) Description of Interviewee, (3) Transcript of Interview, (4) Personal Analysis.
GRADING:Be sure to view the rubric to see the specifics for how you will be assessed for this assignment.