Knowledge, Skills, and Application

• Unit Plans
• Material created or adapted for special groups of students
• Videotapes of teaching
• Management and organization developed for use in a classroom
• Assessment strategies
• Knowledge/use of various teaching strategies
• Implementation of teaching styles for diverse populations
• Using technology in the classroom-PowerPoint, web quest/cyber search, gradebook reports, web page, etc...
• Self-constructed tests
• Examples of feedback given to students
• Lesson Plans

Reflective Practice

Plans to enhance student attitudes and behaviors
• Self/peer assessments
Reflective writings
Use of higher order thinking skills in decision making
Use of feedback from field experiences
Use/response to student assessment results
Lesson modifications to meet student needs
Self-generated materials-newsletters, puzzles/games, cards, calendars, projects, etc...
Planning conferences
Use of appropriate questioning skills

Professional and Ethical Behavior
• Membership in professional organizations
• Teacher in-services
• Professional or faculty meetings
• Technological presentations at professional meeting
• Use of educational research
• Collaboration with school personnel
• Understanding rules, regulations, school policies
*Note: Individual pieces of evidence (3) representing "diversity", "use of technology", and "use of assessment" are required for each of the three key components of the Conceptual Framework.

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