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Student Learning Outcomes & Assessments for Childhood and Early Adolescent Education PK-4 (HASS)


Some examples of assessments shown when mouse-over Sub-Domain Headings (ex. A1., B2.)

Domain I: Planning & Preparing for Student Learning

A1.

The teacher demonstrates an understanding of subject matter and subject-specific pedagogy during planning.

A2.

The teacher uses principles of learning and development, and understanding of learners and learner diversity during planning of instruction and assessment.

A3.

The teacher uses relevant community, district, school, and classroom factors and characteristics in planning.

A4.

The teacher develops and selects appropriate instructional goals and objectives.

A5.

The teacher designs coherent short range and long range opportunities for student learning and assessment.

A6.

The teacher selects, adapts, and/or creates appropriate instructional resources and materials, including instructional technologies.

A7.

The teacher plans for an inclusive, nurturing, stimulating, and academically challenging learning environment.

Domain II: Teaching

B1.

The teacher actively and effectively engages all learners.

B2.

The teacher assesses student learning in multiple ways in order to monitor student learning, assist students in understanding their progress, and report student progress.

B3.

The teacher appropriately manages classroom procedures.

B4.

The teacher appropriately manages student learning and behavior.

B5.

The teacher communicates effectively using verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques while teaching.

Domain III: Analyzing Student Learning and Inquiring into Teaching

C1.

The teacher monitors and adjusts instructional and assessment strategies during teaching.

C2.

The teacher systematically analyzes assessment data to characterize performance of whole class and relevant sub-groups of students.

C3.

The teacher uses data from his/her own classroom teaching to evaluate his/her own strengths and areas for improvement.

Domain IV: Fulfilling Professional Responsibilities

D1.

The teacher consistently meets expectations and fulfills responsibilities.

D2.

The teacher establishes and maintains productive, collaborative relationships with colleagues and families.

D3.

The teacher values and seeks professional growth.

D4.

The teacher continuously demonstrates integrity, ethical behaviors, and appropriate professional conduct.


Program Coordinator:

Dr. Carole Roberts, ckr10@psu.edu or 610-396-6455

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National Council for Acccrediation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
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