Evaluation Guide to the State of Iowa Teaching StandardsThe University of Iowa College of Education Cedar Rapids Community Schools Cedar rapids Education Association
for General 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.
  • Daily procedures
  • Boys Town or Tribes- Lifeskills
  • Small group work
  • Self monitoring
  • Random selection
  • Learning centers
  • Cooperative learning strategies
  • Classroom set-up / arrangement
  • Check lists
  • Small-group assignment
  • Seating chart
  • Student jobs in groups
  • Student self-eval of behavior
b. Establishes, communicates, models, and maintains standards of responsible student behavior.
  • Direct instruction
  • Boys Town
  • Tribes/ ITI
  • Notes home
  • Phone calls
  • Review procedures
  • Dos and don'ts
  • My job/your job
  • List of Lifeskills
  • Log of Boys Town skills
  • Photos of agreements posted
c. Develops and implements classroom procedures and routines that support high expectations for learning.
  • Rules posted
  • Agenda
  • Class constitution
  • Rules posted
  • Class constitution
  • Sub folders
  • Lesson plans
  • Photos
d. Uses instructional time effectively to maximize student achievement.
  • Something to do when entering
  • Quick transitions
  • End of period
  • Over plan
  • DOL
  • POD
  • Journal
  • Lesson plans/ unit plans
e. Creates a safe and purposeful learning environment.
  • Rules-Hallway/Assembly
  • Daily Goal
  • Clear objectives
  • Dos and don'ts
  • My job/your job
  • List of Lifeskills /Photos of agreements