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1.2 Content Connects with Students’ Knowledge and Experience

  Expectations– The teacher communicates high expectations for student learning. 1.2 Communicating with Students Teacher’s explanation of content is appropriate and connects with students’ knowledge and experience Teachers can enhance the learning content by using a number of different resources in … Continue reading

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3.1 Demonstrating Knowledge of Students

Differentiation – The teacher acquires and uses specific knowledge about students’ cultural, individual intellectual and social development and uses that knowledge to adjust their practice by employing strategies that advance student learning. 3.1 Demonstrating Knowledge of Students. Teacher recognizes the value of … Continue reading

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5.4 Establishing Expectations with Students

Learning Environment – The teacher fosters and manages a safe and inclusive learning environment that takes into account: physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. 5.4 Managing Student Behavior by Establishing Expectations. Standards of conduct are clear to all students. Clear expectations and standards … Continue reading

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7.1 Communicating with Families

Communicating with Families- Teacher communicates with families about students’ progress on a regular basis, respecting cultural norms, and is available as needed to respond to family concerns. Communication with families about students’ progress on a regular basis, respecting cultural norms, … Continue reading

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4.0 Content Knowledge to Impact Student Learning

4.0 Content Knowledge – The teacher uses content area knowledge, learning standards, appropriate pedagogy and resources to design and deliver curricula and instruction to impact student learning As I am planning my lesson, I incorporate a number of essential components … Continue reading

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Questioning and Discussion Techniques

2.1 Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques Most of the teacher’s questions are of high quality. Adequate time is provided for students to respond. Highly effective lessons include high quality questioning and discussion techniques throughout the lesson segment. These elements enhance … Continue reading

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Keeping up with Technology

How can I continue to improve my professional practice with technology use in the classroom so that all technology uses and resources are kept current and up-to-date? As teachers, our practice is continually changing and never ceasing to be fully … Continue reading

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