Identifies and/or accesses *systemic services/supports within the classroom, school, district and/or community to meet student needs. (Note: Emerging I focuses on classroom & community; Emerging II focuses on district and/or community)
Course Priority Creates & Manages a Learning Environment
Implements classroom layouts and organizational strategies that include structures designed to: (a) promote student interaction; (b) meet student needs and well-being; (c) minimize disruption; (d) allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress; (e) increase and manage student productivity; and (f) encourage self-directed sttudent learning.
Aligns: (a) lesson targets to district curriculum and/or state standards; (b) success criteria to lesson targets; and (c) planning and delivery to assessment of lesson targets. (Note: Emphasis in Emerging I is on (a) and (c). (b) is included in Emerging II)
Selects, Aligns, and Curates Strategies for Student learning
sets a growth goal based on district evaluation criteria, Missouri Teacher Standards/Growth Guides and/or MTDS Competency Progressions and identifies aligned *research-based and/or *evidence-based strategies to support growth.
Engages in On-Going Reflective Practice
Reflects on practice, focusing on: (a) efforts to learn school and community culture; (b) use of strategies to promote mutual respect; (c) level of technology and media. communication usage (e.g. SAMR/TIMS); (d) effectiveness of classroom management; and (e) level of empathy towards meeting student needs.
Understands and Promotes the Profession
Aligns practices to Missouri Teacher Standards/Competencies, professional codes of conduct, and district policies/procedures; considers the benefits of professional association membership; develops a personal philosophy of teaching; and gains awareness of regional professional educational communities (e.g. RPDCs).
Demonstrates Professional Growth and Development
Participates in induction programming aligned to the state’s mentor standards and BTAP guidelines; and documents activities and professional growth and development (e.g. mentor logs, professional development plan).
Delivers accurate school district messaging to students, families, and colleagues and maintains accurate professional records and confidentiality as warranted.