As you implement these cards, ask yourself how you are meeting the expectations for:
3.1 Demonstrating knowledge of subject matter, academic content standards, and curriculum frameworks.
3.2 Applying knowledge of student development and proficiencies to ensure student understanding of subject matter.
3.4 Utilizing instructional strategies that are appropriate to the subject matter. Challenge students to think critically in the subject area about the objective. Help all students develop enthusiasm for and a deep knowledge of the subject matter.
3.5 Using and adapting resources, technologies, and standards-aligned instructional materials, including adopted materials, to make subject matter accessible to all students. Use technologies to convey key concepts in the subject matter. Learn about and access new instructional resources to support student learning.
3.6 Addressing the needs of English learners and students with special needs to provide equitable access to the content.
1.1 Using knowledge of students to engage them in learning.
1.2 Connecting learning to students’ prior knowledge, backgrounds, life experiences, and interests.
1.3 Connecting subject matter to meaningful, real-life contexts
1.4 Using a variety of instructional strategies, resources, and technologies to meet students’ diverse learning needs. Utilize multiple types of technology to facilitate learning.
1.5 Promoting critical thinking through inquiry, problem solving, and reflection. Encourage students to use multiple approaches and solutions to solve problems. Encourage students to ask critical questions and consider diverse perspectives about subject matter.
1.6 Monitoring student learning and adjusting instruction while teaching.
2.2 Creating physical or virtual learning environments that promote student learning, reflect diversity, and encourage constructive and productive interactions among students.
2.3 Establishing and maintaining learning environments that are physically, intellectually, and emotionally safe. Encourage students to take risks and to express thoughtful and respectful opinions related to the subject of discussion.
2.4 Creating a rigorous learning environment with high expectations and appropriate support for all students. Ensure access to challenging and diverse academic content for all students.
2.5 Developing, communicating, and maintaining high standards for individual and group behavior.
4.4 Planning instruction that incorporates appropriate strategies to meet the learning needs of all students.
5.1 Applying knowledge of the purposes, characteristics, and uses of different types of assessments.
5.5 Involving all students in self-assessment, goal setting, and monitoring progress.
5.6 Using available technologies to assist in assessment, analysis, and communication of student learning. Become familiar with and select technology resources that support assessment practices. Use technology to analyze student learning and inform instruction.