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1.

Teacher Candidate's Name

Allison Scarry
2. Endorsement Area

Elementary Education Pre K-6 IDS


3. Age/Grade

28/Senior
4. Internship Start Date

8-26-13
5. Internship End Date

10-18-13
6. School

Centerville Elementary
7. District

Virginia Beach
8. Evaluator's Name

Julie Hayden
9. Evaluator's Position

4th grade gifted cluster teacher


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1. Using the following scale, please rate the teacher candidate's performance in each of the areas below.

No Above Needs Outstandin Satisfactor Unsatisfactor Opportunit Averag Improvemen g (5) y (3) y (1) y to e (4) t (2) Observe (0) Uses formal and informal assessment data to make instructional decisions. Plans instruction based on objectives and core curriculum demands. Designs instruction that academically

addresses learning style and motivation, as well as behavioral and academic needs. Plans instruction based on diagnostic teaching. Designs instruction that includes review, teacher presentation, guided and independent practice, immediate feedback, and delayed testing. Designs and implements instruction that facilitates retention and transfer. Involves students with daily visual charting of academic and behavioral performance. Demonstrates effective use of instructional time.

Uses relevant example and demonstratio n to illustrate concepts and skills. Makes efficient transitions between instructional activities. Summarizes the main points at the end of the lesson. Incorporates all language modes in instructional planning and delivery. Uses signals, cues, and questioning appropriately. Conducts and uses task analysis. Integrates effective social skills, as well as career and vocational skills with academic curricula. Uses computer technology when

appropriate. Uses researchbased instructional approaches and techniques. Comments:


2. Please comment on the teacher candidate's overall effectiveness of instruction and the use of developmentally appropriate strategies.

Allison designed effective lessons based on student interests and learning styles. She preassessed and retaught concepts when appropriate. She also used brain based lesson techniques to facilitate learning and pique student interest. Her lessons were well thought out and implemented effectively.
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1. Using the following scale, please rate the teacher candidate's performance in each of the areas below.

No Above Needs Outstandin Satisfactor Unsatisfactor Opportunit Averag Improvemen g (5) y (3) y (1) y to e (4) t (2) Observe (0) Utilizes a predetermine d set of behavior management rules and procedures. Anticipates behavior problems (signals, behavioral indicators) and responds accordingly. Designs and implements appropriate behavior intervention plans.

Designs and implements strategies for social skills instruction. Uses knowledge about students to prevent behavior problems. Comments:

2. Please comment on the teacher candidate's impact on student discipline.

Allison used common signals and techniques put in place by me to guide her discipline practices. She followed up when appropriate and quietly, yet effectively dealt with any problems that arose.
3. Please comment on the teacher candidate's ability to lead the class.

Allison made a strong connection with my class. They responded to her with respect and loved her lessons. She lead the class effectively and gave them respect in turn.
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1. Using the following scale, please rate the teacher candidate's performance in each of the areas below.

No Above Needs Outstandin Satisfactor Unsatisfactor Opportunit Averag Improveme g (5) y (3) y (1) y to e (4) nt (2) Observe (0) Uses voice tone and facial expressions for emphasis, management, and expression. Actively listens and appropriately responds to students, parents, teachers, administrators, and other school personnel. Collaborates with parents,

classroom teachers, and other school/communit y personnel. Communicates specific information on student performance to teachers, administrators, parents, and other school personnel. Chooses language appropriate to learner needs. Builds an interactive learning community with students. Demonstrates ability to problem solve as well as manage resistance and conflict in interactions with students and professionals. Writes appropriate goals and objectives. Understands and respects individual differences. Comments:
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1. Using the following scale, please rate the teacher candidate's performance in each of the areas below.

No Above Needs Outstandin Satisfactor Unsatisfactor Opportunit Averag Improvemen g (5) y (3) y (1) y to e (4) t (2) Observe (0) Examines student educational files and understands and utilizes assessment data. Conducts and analyzes functional assessment of behavior. Uses direct observation techniques to gather data and design behavioral interventions . Conducts diagnostic assessment for instructional purposes. Monitors daily academic progress. Provides immediate feedback. Sequences, implements, and evaluates individual learning

objectives. Critiques daily performance. Keeps anecdotal record of student behavior. Comments:
2. Please comment on the teacher candidate's development and implementation of student assessments and evaluations.

A strength for Allison is evaluating student performance and reporting such findings in a timely manner to the student. She was terrific at guiding instruction to expected learning outcomes and then evaluating student performance. She took regulat notes of student work to keep a close eye on their daily performance. If need be, she redesigned a lesson for the purpose of reteaching. Excellent job!
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1. Using the following scale, please rate the teacher candidate's performance in each of the areas below.

No Above Needs Outstandin Satisfactor Unsatisfactor Opportunit Averag Improvemen g (5) y (3) y (1) y to e (4) t (2) Observe (0) Plans and directs activities of classroom assistants including paraprofessional s, volunteers, and tutor. Modifies performance based on personal and professional critiques. Demonstrates flexibility. Demonstrates initiative in planning,

management, and professional interactions. Maintains confidentiality. Demonstrates effective collaboration in one-to-one and small group interactions. Fosters trust in relationships with students, families, and colleagues. Receives and responds to constructive feedback. Comments:
2. Please comment on the teacher candidate's professionalism, atttitudes, and demeanor throughout the period of observation.

Allison is the ultimate professional in all ways. She was very collegial with all members of the Centerville staff. She was a contributing member at our grade level collaborations by taking notes and offering ideas for lesson planning or assessment. She corresponded with parents effectively in person and by newsletter, and established relationships with my students and many of their families. She would be a trusted and contributing faculty member at any school!