MTDS Level-Specific Learning Statements Developing Teacher B
Domain: Classroom Mangaer
Creates & Manages a Learning Environment Evaluates classroom layout and use of organizational strategies to (a) promote student interaction, including the use of various grouping strategies; (b) meet student needs and well-being; (c) minimize disruption; (d) allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress and productivity; (e) increase and manage student productivity; and (f) encourage self-directed student learning.
Priority: Facilitates Self-Directed Student Learning Provides: (a) success criteria/exemplars, (b) feedback on specific criteria, and (c) lists of appropriate goals and/or strategies and assists students in: (a) selecting a learning goal, and (b) identifying appropriate strategies for learning based on their personal learning profile.
Promotes Student Use of Technology & Media Tools Fosters student understanding of how technology and media communication tools enhance learning and provides students with curated technology tools: (a) to collaborate, communicate, solve problems, and create original products; (b) to predict, connect ideas, and raise/answer questions; and (c) for planning and/or monitoring of learning.
Priority: Understands & Promotes the Profession Gains awareness of the larger professional community, including regional, state, national, and global professional educational communities and governmental bodies that impact the profession and revises personal philosophy of teaching.