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 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.

  • Squads
  • Partners
  • Hi-5's
  • 1 piece of equipment for everyone
  • No lines
  • Students self-pacing
  • Choice of equipment
  • Locomotors
  • Video
  • Pictures
  • Lesson plans
  • Observations

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

  • Student of the month
  • Lifelong guidelines/rules posted
  • Feedback at the end of class
  • Sub-folders
  • Lesson pans
  • Photos of walls

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

  • Beat the clock
  • Assigned spots
  • Command words
  • Baby chicks (huddles)
  • Directions posted on walls
  • Music as a cue
  • Sub-folders
  • Lesson pans
  • Photos of walls
  • Video

d. Uses instructional time effectively to maximize student achievement.

  • Quick transitions
  • Beat the clock
  • Unit plans
  • Yearlong plan
  • Sub-folder plan

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

  • Mats
  • General space/personal space
  • Classroom procedures posted
  • Relate to lifelong fitness
  • Photos
  • Videos
  • Sub-expectations