MTDS Level-Specific Learning Statements Mastering Teacher D
Domain: Community Builder
Works in a Community of Practice Coaches and Mentors other teachers in a community of practice on sharing evidence of effectiveness, monitoring progress towards curricular goals, making instructional revisions, and accessing services to meet student needs.
Domain: Classroom Manager
Monitors Progress towards Goals Coaches and Mentors other teachers on methods for gathering and recording information about student progress towards learning targets (scoring guides, performance analysis, etc.) during instruction and methods for revising strategies to meet individual and whole group needs during instruction.
Domain: Instructional Designer
Develops Research-Based Instruction Coaches and Mentors other teachers on designing research-based instruction that includes: (c) application of theories of learning; (d) conducting and using action research; and/or (e) student inquiry and interdisciplinary approaches. Note: (a)(b) are found in Mastering C.
Priority: Engages in On-Going Reflective Practice Critically reflects on practice through multiple lenses (e.g. teacher, learner, parent, colleague, theory, societal) to evaluate personal and professional systems of belief, as well as ethical implications of educational practices on teachers, students, and society.