Evaluation Guide to the State of Iowa Teaching StandardsThe University of Iowa College of EducationCedar Rapids Community SchoolsCedar rapids Education Association
for Physical Education Teachers
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Standard 1

Demonstrates ability to enhance academic performance and support for implementation of the school district student achievement goals.

Criteria: The Teacher

Teacher Behavior

Optional Documentation

a. Provides multiple forms of evidence of student learning and growth to students, families, and staff.

  • Sends e-mails
  • Is visible at conference nights
  • Participates in school meetings
  • Hard copies of e-mail
  • Newsletters
  • Fitness results
  • Portfolios
  • Grade book
  • Rubrics

b. Implements strategies supporting student, building, and district goals.

  • Posts the mission and building guidelines
  • Participates in building goal writing and implementation
  • Lesson plans
  • Video
  • Picture of postings
  • PE in school improvement plan

c. Uses student performance data as a guide for decision-making.

  • Awareness of students
  • Adjusts plans
  • Fitness results
  • Rubrics
  • Child study goals

d. Accepts and demonstrates responsibility for creating a classroom culture that supports the learning of every student.

  • Understands diverse needs
  • Looks out for the best interest of every child
  • Child study notes
  • Social skills lessons
  • Unit plans
  • Physical Essential goals

e. Creates an environment of mutual respect, rapport, and fairness.

  • Expecting all students to respect each other
  • Teaching that fair does not mean the same
  • Rules and procedure bulletin board photo
  • Community awards sample
  • Assembly focusing on all learners

f. Participates in and contributes to a school culture that focuses on improved student learning.

  • Cross-curricular involvement
  • Notes
  • e-mails
  • IEP's
  • Team meeting notes
  • Assemblies

g. Communicates with students, families, colleagues, and communities effectively and accurately.

  • Open door policy
  • Attends PTA meeting
  • Uses community volunteers in lesson plans, e-mails, newsletter contributions
  • Team meeting notes