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Standards of Practice for Teachers

A Brief Handbook, 1st Edition

By Sue A. Walker, Mary Jane Smart, P. Diane Frey


104 pages

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At this book's core is the fundamental belief that teacher quality is the single most important factor in student learning. It shows you how to improve your students' academic achievement by focusing on what teachers know and are able to do. This brief handbook serves as a practical tool which provides

- professional growth benchmarks for aspiring and practicing teachers

- a framework to use when hiring new teachers

- common language for dialogues on learning and for teacher evaluation

- a clearer focus on professional development Six Standards of Practice are presented in simple, practical, classroom-oriented terms.

Also displayed are rubrics which reveal and distinguish emerging, developing, proficient, and advanced practices.

Table of Contents

About the Authors


Standards of Practice Introduction

Standards of Practice

Standards of Practice Format-How to Use This Book

Belief System Standard of Practice

Communication Standard of Practice

Curriculum Standard of Practice

Assessment Standard of Practice

Instruction Standard of Practice

Professional Development and Responsibility Standard of Practice

Standards in Action: Novice Teacher

Standards in Action: Apprentice Teacher



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