Portfolio Documentation Chart

Standard Performance Indicator Documentation Course (s)

1.1

Knows Discipline

*Beginning Teacher Competencies in courses

*2.5 GPA (no grade lower than a C)

*PRAXIS Score

I: Content Courses in Areas of Conc. & Gen. Ed.

R. Methods courses*

1.2.

Presents subject matter in multiple ways

Instructional plans/video tapes(classroom)

I:  Methods Courses*

R: Student Teaching

1.3

Uses students' prior

Knowledge

Instructional plans/videos (with real students)

I:  Methods Courses*

R: Clinical         Experiences

1.4

Engages students in the.methods of inquiry used in discipline

Instructional plans and/or video tapes that show active learning strategies involving students

(Classroom)

I: Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

1.5 .

Creates interdisciplinary Learning

Instructional plans or annotated Bibliography

I:  Methods Courses*

R: Clinical     Experiences

2.1

Knows & Identifies child/ adolescent development

Instructional objectives with reasons

Reflection of teaching episode assessing
Student development

*Written Records by supervisor & Cooperating teacher/video tapes


I: PSY 209, EDU 316, EDU XXX (Infants & Toddlers)

. R: EDU 211, 231, 292, 351, 417, 453
Student Teaching

2.2

Strengthens prior .knowledge with new ideas

*Written Records by supervisor & cooperating teacher/video tapes

I: Methods &    Courses*

R: Student Teachers

2.3

Encourages student . responsibility

*Written Records by supervisor & cooperating teacher/video tapes

I: PSY 209

EDU 316, 453

R EDU 281, 392, 393, 492, &  Stud Teach

2.4

Knows theories of learning .

Instructional plans/video tapes

Use results of informal or formal assessment to plan learningexperiences for the students

I: PSY 221, 209, EDU 231, 316, 453

R: Methods Courses* Clinical Experiences

3.1 .

Identifies prior experience, learning styles, strengths & needs

*Documentation of placement of pre-service teacher in classroom with diverse populations

I: PSY 221, 209

EDU 231, 316, 453

R: Practicums, Student Teaching

3.2

Designs & Implements individualized instruction .based on prior experience,learning styles, strengths & Needs

*Instructional plans and a log to demonstrate consideration of diverse populations in the planning

and execution of lessons

I: EDU 231, 292, 441 Methods Courses*

R: Practicums, Student Teaching

3.3

Knows when and how to access specialized services to meet students' needs

Written records by the site supervisor and pre-service teacher

which note available opportunitiesand appropriate efforts to access services & resources to meet individual and /or exceptional learning needs

I:   EDU 231, 492

R: PSY 209 EDU 316,

Student Teaching

3.4

Connects instruction to students' prior experiences and family, culture, & Community

Instructional plans which show the linkage of subject matter to students' families, cultures, and/or Communities

I: EDU 350 Methods Courses

R: Clinical Experiences

4.1

Selects & Creates learning experiences that are appropriate for curriculum goals, relevant to learner, and based upon principles of effective instruction (e.g. encourages exploration and problem solving, building new skills from those previously acquired.

*Instructional plans which show direct, identified relationships to the school district's curriculum goals and to the state performance standards.

I. Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

4.2

Creates lessons & activities that recognize individual needs and interests of diverse learners & variations in learning styles & performances

*A long range plan that addresses the needs of diverse learners.

I: EDU 231 Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

4.3

Evaluates plans relative to long and short-term goals and adjusts them to meet student needs and to enhance learning

Written records indicating reflection upon student learning, and adjustment of learning goals in instructional plans to address the needs and interests of diverse learners.

I: EDU 231

Methods Courses*

R: Clilnical Experiences

5.1

Selects alternative teaching strategies, materials, and technology to achieve multiple instructional purposes and to meet student needs.

*The use of a variety of instrucational strategies

demonstrated through instructional plans and/or video tapes which show strategies for teaching critical thinking, problem solving, and/or performance skills. Evaluation of published software to determin its usefulness in determin its usefulness in developing critical thinking and problem solving strategies. Integration of appropriate tech into a critical thinking and problem solving skills.

I: Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

5.2

Engages students in active learning that promotes the development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance capabilities.

*Instructional plans which tuilize questioning techniques and stimulation of student discussion. Use of case study reviews & application which demonstrates student thinking & problem solving strategies.

I: Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

6.1

Knows motivation theories & behavior management strategies & techniques.

*A classroom management plan to include management of student behavior.

*Written evaluation by supervisor of student's ability to implement a management plan. Videotape that demonstrates preservice teachers' ability to effectively manage classroom from beginning to end.

I: EDU 453

R: Clinical Experiences

6.2

Manages time, space, transitions and activities effectively.

Videotape that demonstrates preservice teachers' ability to effectively manage classroom from beginning to end photographs of classroom environment (including bulletin boards, scating arrangements, etc.)

I: EDU 316, 453, & Methods Courses*

PSY 209, 221

R: Clinical Experiences

6.3

Engages students in decision making

Written records by the preservice teacher & supervisor in which examples of student decisions are noted

I: EDU 316, 453 & Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

7.1

Models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;

*Instructional plan which demonstrates the student's ability to speak, write, listen, and utilize media effectively ions, videotape of preservice classroom teacher modeling effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills.

I: Gen. Ed- Spee h class, all class presentations in EDU classes

Methods Courses*

R: Student Teaching

7.2

Demonstrates sensitivity to cultural, gender, intellectual, & physical ability differences in classroom communication & in responses to students' communication;

Written records by the preservice teacher and/or site supervisor citing examples of cultural & gender sensitive communitations

I: Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

7.3

Supports & expands learner expression in demonstrates the student's ability speaking, writing, listening, & other media

*Instructional plan which demonstrates the student's ability to speak, write, listen, and utilize media effectively

I. English Comp. I & II, speech Class, Methods Courses*

R: Student Teaching

7.4

Uses a variety of mediam cinnybucatuib tools

Samples of media/technology based activities presentations or

assignments (videos, multimedia, computer applications)

I: EDU 311 Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

8.1

Employs a variety of formal & informal assessment techniques to enhance and monitor knowledge of learning, to evaluate student progress & performances, and to modify instructional approaches & learning strategies

*Instructional plans using multiple forms of appropriate assessment of academic performance standards

I: EDU 211, 261, 492 Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

8.2

Uses assessment strategies to involve learners in self-assessment activities to help them become aware of their learning behaviors, strengths, needs & progress, and to encourage them to set personal goals for learning.

Written records by the preservice teacher of supervisor giving examples of use of assessment to analyze student work, to involve students in assessment, and to plan future lessons

I: EDU 211, 261, 492

Methods Courses*

R: Clinical Experiences

8.3

Evaluates the effect of class activities on both individuals and the class as a whole, collection information through observation of classroom interactions, questioning and analysis of student work

Written records by the preservice teacher or supervisor giving examples of use of assessment to analyze student work, to involve students in assessment, and to plan future lessons

I: EDU 291, 292, 417

 

R: Student Teaching

8.4

Maintains useful records of performances and can communicate student progress knowledgeably and responsibly, based on appropriate indicators, to students, parents, and otehr colleagues.

Written records of students', student work, and progress; which have been shared with & evaluated by the site supervisorwork.

I: EDU 292, 418

R: Student Teaching

9.1

Applies a variety of self-assessment & problem solving strategies for reflecting on practice, its influences on students' gworth & learning, and the complex interactions between them

*Written accounts of self-assessment & problem-solving during clinical experiences.

I: EDU 291, 292, & 417

R: Student Teaching

9.2

Uses resources available for professional development

*A record of preservice teacher participation in a variety of professional development activities. Instructional plans and/or other written records showing use of ideas from above.

I: EDU 350, 291, 202, 417 & 492

R: Student Teaching

9.3

Practices the profession's ethical standards

An annotated journal listing professional esources available in the area in which student teaching or the internship is completed

I: EDU 292, 417, EDU 492

R: Student Teaching

10.1

Participates in collegial activities designed to make the entire school a productive learning environment

*Written records which lists interaction with those performing services and/or for the school (e.g. school conselors, special teachers, social workers, health workers, juvenile officers, etc.). Show school duties participated in

I: Student Teaching

 

10.2

Talks with & listens to students, is sensitive & responds to signs of distress & seeks appropriate help as needed to solve students' problems

Written records by supervisor, cooperating teacher and other school personnel

I: Clinical Experiences

10.3

Seeks opportunities so develop relationships with the parents & guardians of students, & seeks to develop cooperative partnerships in support of student learning and well being.

*Written records and/or video tapes of parent/teacher conference or simulations

I: Student Teaching

10.4

Identifies and uses the appropriate school personnel & community resources to help students reach their full potential

*Written records which lists interaction with those performing services and /or for the school (e.g. school conunslors, special teachers, social workers, health workers, juvenile officers, etc.)

I. EDU 291, 492

R: Student Teaching

11.1

Demonstrates an understanding of instructional thechnology concepts and operations

Video project

I: EDU 211

R: Clinical experiences

11.2

Plans and designs effective learning environments and experiences supported by informational and instructional technology

Technology integrated lesson plan

Virtual manipulative presentation

I: EDU 211, 292, 341, 453

R: Student teaching

11.3

Implements curriculum plans that include methods and strategies for applying informational and instructional technology to maximize student learning

Excel list of web sites or Technology integrated lesson plan

I: EDU 211, 317, 318

R: Student teaching

11.4

Uses technological applications to facilitate a variety of effective assesments and evaluation strategies

Excel grade book project

I: EDU 211

R: Clinical experiences

11.5

Uses technology to enhance personal productivity and professional practice

Reflection paper (forun discussion) on technology classroom visit

I: EDU 211, 291, 292, 317, 318, 231

R: Clinical experiences

11.6

Demonstrates an understanding of the social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology in Pre K-12 schools and applies that understanding in practice

Reflections paper (forum discussion) on issues/trends related video

Annotated list of 50 writing to learn strategies

Anticipation reaction guide

I: Methods courses EDU 211, 250, 392

R: Clinical experiences

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