1st Edition

Standards of Practice for Teachers A Brief Handbook

    104 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    104 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    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.

    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


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