Christine Roy Evidence of Teaching Quality Standard (Preperation,…
Evidence of Teaching Quality Standard
Preperation, Planning and Organization
Teachers understand the contextual variables that affect teaching
Teachers use the guide to education and the program of studies to direct planning, instruction and assessment.
Teachers understand students' different learning styles and create multiple paths to learning.
Teachers identify and incorporate relevant learning resources in their teaching.
Teaching Skills and Strategies
Teachers know how to use a broad range of instructional strategies
Management and Classroom Climate
Teachers create and maintain environments that are conducive to student learning and understand student needs for physical, social, cultural and psychological security.
Co constructing criteria to make our class rules
Teachers know the importance of respecting students' human dignity by establishing relationships that are characterized by mutual respect, trust and harmony.
Teachers know how to develop and implement strategies that create and enhance teacher, parent and student partnerships.
We are often working with our buddy class (Rm. 13). We do lots of different activities together that require good communication between the students, between the teachers and students and between Mrs. Eslava and myself.
Teachers gather information about their students' learning needs and progress using a variety of assessment strategies.
Understanding Students Needs
Teachers know how to use a broad range of instructional strategies and know which strategies are appropriate to help different students achieve different outcomes.
Journey to Iqaluit. Students were given boarding passes and brought to an "airport" where they got onto a "plane" and flew to Iqaluit. While they were there we used Google Earth to walk around. This helped us answer lots of questions we had about the place. Students recorded their observations and questions in a travel journal
Teachers know how to use both traditional and electronic strategies to meet students' learning needs
Professional Qualities and Attributes
Teachers know the importance of contributing independently and collegially to the quality of their school.
Reflection and Self Evaluation
Teachers assess the quality of their own teaching and use this to develop and implement their own professional developmen