Domain 1: Planning for instruction
Knowledge of content area
I have attended math workshops and PD's to further my knowledge base of Common Core Math and NGSS Science Standards and brought resources back to Piper. I have also earned my ESL endorsement.
Independently, I have researched writing, reading, language arts, and science lessons to better instruct my students.
Instructional Goals Based on IL state standards
I strive to teach lessons that allow students to learn and explore different levels of learning.
evidence of differentiation
I have provided a structure that allows for students to be successful through leveled groups, varied materials, while modifying the content as needed to help students of all levels.
Sites like Khan Academy, eSpark, LearnZillion, and IXL allow for differentiated instruction.
Knowledge of resources
I utilize resources and make them available to students.
Designs student assessemnt
I plan for students' assessment fully. Making sure that the instructional goals are clear and aligned with the standards.
Knowledge of students
I have made individual plans for students based on their needs.
Develops coherent instruction
I have created units that are designed to support students instructional goals and engage students in meaningful learning.
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