Evaluation Guide to the State of Iowa Teaching StandardsThe University of Iowa College of EducationCedar Rapids Community SchoolsCedar rapids Education Association
for Media Specialists
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Standard 6

Demonstrates competence in classroom management.

Criteria: The Teacher

Teacher Behavior

Optional Documentation

a. Creates a learning community that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement, and self-regulation for every student.

  • Daily IMC procedures
  • Follows building procedures/guidelines
  • Self-monitoring procedures for students
  • Copies of procedures
  • Photos

b. Establishes, communicates, models, and maintains standards of responsible student behavior.

  • Library orientation and instruction
  • Lab orientation and instruction
  • Reviews procedures
  • Tribes/ITI
  • Boys Town
  • Procedures posted
  • Photos
  • Handouts

c. Develops and implements classroom procedures and routines that support high expectations for learning.

  • Maintains schedules (fixed and flex)
  • Rules posted
  • Signage
  • Photos
  • Copies of procedures

d. Uses instructional time effectively to maximize student achievement.

  • Media center/lab facilities are neat/orderly/organized
  • Schedules
  • Adequate amount of materials and appropriate reshelving
  • Photos
  • Schedule copy
  • Reshelving procedure documentation

e. Creates a safe and purposeful learning environment. Rules-Hallway/Assembly

  • Expectations of student behavior are reasonable and linked to building guidelines
  • List of Lifeskills/photos of agreements