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04/14/16
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# Ratings

Indicator

1 COMPETE Plans and delivers developmentally appropriate instruction


NT
2 N/A

Consults a variety of sources (e.g., student records, counselors, resource specialists


parent conferences, test results, and other diagnostic tools) to determine the learn
needs and capabilities of individual students

3 COMPETE Differentiates instruction appropriately for specific needs of learners


NT
4 COMMEN
D

Persists in helping all students achieve success

5 COMPETE Brings multiple perspectives to the discussion of content, including attention to


NT
learners personal, family and community experiences and cultural norms
6 N/A

Designs instruction to build on learners' prior knowledge and experiences

7 COMPETE Displays consistency in dealing with behavior in the least disruptive manner, utilizin
NT
appropriate positive and negative consequences
8 COMMEN
D

Demonstrates positive rapport with a diverse student population

9 N/A

Understands and respects a diverse student/parent population and helps all studen
learn respect for the traditions and cultures of others

1 COMPETE Uses appropriate nonverbal communication


0 NT
1 COMMEN
1 D

Provides a learning environment which includes high time-on-task and active


engagement

1 COMMEN
2 D

Promotes a classroom environment that is caring and supportive to all students

1 COMPETE Organizes and maintains the physical environment of the classroom in a pleasant a
3 NT
orderly manner conducive to student learning and safety
1 COMMEN
4 D

Monitors students behaviors and activities in the classroom at all times

1 COMMEN
5 D

Handles multiple tasks, intrusions and distractions while maintaining the flow of the
lesson

1 COMPETE Teaches and reinforces classroom expectations, rules, routines and procedures fairl
6 NT
A. The Learner and Learning
B. Content
# Ratings

Indicator

1 COMPETE Demonstrates content area knowledge


7 NT
1 N/A
8

Keeps abreast of new ideas and understandings in the field

1 N/A
9

Effectively uses multiple representations and explanations that capture key ideas in
the discipline, guides learners through learning progressions and promotes each
learners achievement of content standards

2 N/A
0

Engages students in learning experiences in the discipline(s) that encourage learners


to understand, question and analyze ideas from diverse perspectives using standards
of evidence

2 COMPETE Creates opportunities for students to learn and practice content language
1 NT
2 COMPETE Provides a real world context for lesson content
2 NT
2 IMPROVE
3

Demonstrates pedagogical knowledge relevant to the discipline

C. Instructional Practice
# Ratings

Indicator

2 COMMEN
4 D

Creates lessons that encourage students to think creatively and critically and to sol
problems

2 COMPETE Develops clear lesson plans which include objectives, materials, activities,
5 NT
adaptations/modifications and evaluation techniques based on the curriculum
2 N/A
6

Develops clear long-term instruction plans (e.g. units and/or modules) which include
objectives, materials, activities, adaptations/modifications and evaluation technique
based on the curriculum

2 COMPETE Selects materials and activities consistent with the objectives of the lesson and
7 NT
students diverse abilities resulting in appropriate adaptations and modifications

2 COMPETE Applies the appropriate scope and sequence of objectives for teaching the curriculu
8 NT
(national, state and/or local standards)
2 COMMEN
9 D

Uses available educational technologies for effective instruction

3 COMMEN
0 D

Provides opportunities for all students to successfully apply or practice knowledge


and skills learned

3 N/A
1

Designs assessments that align with learning objectives

3 N/A
2

Effectively uses multiple and appropriate types of assessment data to identify each
students learning needs and to develop differentiated learning experiences

3 COMPETE Maintains clear and reasonable work standards and due dates
3 NT
3 N/A
4

Makes changes in instruction based on feedback from multiple classroom assessme


sources

3 COMPETE Gives constructive and frequent feedback to students on their learning


5 NT
3 N/A
6

Balances the use of formative and summative assessment as appropriate to suppor


verify and document learning

3 COMMEN
7 D

Accomplishes smooth and orderly transitions between parts of the lesson

3 COMMEN
8 D

Communicates clearly to all students the objective and purpose of each lesson

3 COMMEN
9 D

Conducts class with poise, confidence and enthusiasm

4 COMMEN
0 D

Maximizes instructional learning time by working with students individually as well a


in small or whole groups

4 COMMEN
1 D

Gives clear directions

4 COMMEN
2 D

Provides focus on important points and checks for understanding

4 COMPETE Uses a variety of effective and appropriate instructional strategies and resources
3 NT

4 COMPETE Encourages participation from all students through effective questioning strategies
4 NT
(e.g., equal distribution, level variation, adequate wait time, probing and clue giving
and appropriate correctives and feedback)
4 COMPETE Presents lessons in a clear, logical and sequential manner
5 NT
D. Professional Responsibility
# Ratings

Indicator

4 COMPETE Models and teaches safe, legal and ethical use of information and technology
6 NT
4 COMPETE Demonstrates maturity and accepts constructive criticism in a positive manner
7 NT
4 COMMEN
8 D

Knows and follows school policies and shares in the general responsibilities and
duties associated with teaching (e.g., attendance, discipline, hall duty)

4 COMMEN
9 D

Listens carefully to all students then responds in a professional manner

5 N/A
0

Practices self-evaluation and reflection

5 COMPETE Maintains confidentiality at all levels


1 NT
5 COMPETE Implements the recommendations from evaluations of professional performance
2 NT
5 COMMEN
3 D

Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills

5 COMMEN
4 D

Maintains a consistently positive and professional demeanor

5 COMPETE Communicates effectively, appropriately and professionally in all forms and to all
5 NT
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