Evaluation Guide to the State of Iowa Teaching StandardsThe University of Iowa College of EducationCedar Rapids Community SchoolsCedar rapids Education Association
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Standard 5

Uses a variety of methods to monitor student learning.

Criteria: The Teacher

School Nurse Behavior

Documentation Data*

a. Aligns classroom assessment with instruction.

  • Provides health instruction within the classroom setting based on sound learning theory, as appropriate to student developmental levels
  • Lesson plans
  • Collaborative notes with classroom teacher

b. Communicates assessment criteria and standards to all students and parents.

  • Provides parents and students with advanced notice of health programs
  • Allows parents to view materials
  • Open for parent discussion
  • Notes home
  • Newsletter

c. Understands and uses the results of multiple assessments to guide planning and instruction.

  • Provides individual and group assessments based on student need
  • Consistently reviewing and reflecting
  • Student work
  • Reflections from lesson

d. Guides students in goal setting and assessing their own learning.

  • Assists students in advocating for themselves based on age and development level
  • Student goals
  • Student self-monitoring sheets

e. Provides substantive, timely, and constructive feedback to students and parents.

  • Available at conferences
  • Returns phone calls and e-mail
  • Communication to parents regarding AEA hearing and vision screening
  • Log of schedule
  • e-mail
  • IEP conferences
  • Notes home about student visit to clinic
  • Running records of communication

f. Works with other staff and building and district leadership in analysis of student progress.

  • Collaborates with student, family, staff, community and other providers in formulating overall goals, timelines, progression, and decisions related to care and delivery of service in order to best meet the needs of the student
  • Communication logs
  • IEP notes

* It is understood that the documentation data may need to be altered to protect individual privacy and security of students and families. This should be done with the greatest of care. NO documentation should be used that is in question of student confidentiality.