Professional Practice Connections

Teacher Effectiveness

Domain 1: Planning and Preparation

  • 1a. Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy
  • 1b. Demonstrating Knowledge of Students
  • 1c. Setting Instructional Outcomes
  • 1d. Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources
  • 1e. Designing Coherent Instruction
  • 1f. Designing Student Assessments

Domain 2: Classroom Environment

  • 2a. Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport
  • 2b. Establishing a Culture for Learning
  • 2c. Managing Classroom Procedures
  • 2d. Managing Student Behavior
  • 2e. Organizing Physical Space

Domain 3: Instruction

  • 3a. Communicating with Students
  • 3b. Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
  • 3c. Engaging Students in Learning
  • 3d. Using Assessment in Instruction
  • 3e. Developing Flexibility and Responsiveness

Domain 4: Professional Responsibilities

  • 4a. Reflecting on Teaching
  • 4b. Maintaining Accurate Records
  • 4c. Communicating with Families
  • 4d. Participating in the Professional Community
  • 4e. Growing and Developing Professionally
  • 4f. Showing Professionalism