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MSTAR SELF-ASSESSMENT
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1. My lesson plans include necessary content.
2. My lesson plans demonstrate appropriate sequencing of learning experiences.
3. My lesson plans provide a variety of ways for students to demonstrate knowledge and skill.
4. My lesson plans demonstrate appropriate choices of strategies, accommodations, resources and materials to differentiate instruction for individuals and groups of learners.
5. My lesson plans contain evidence that I use data about students' prior experience, language proficiencies, achievement levels, and special needs
6. My lesson plans incorporate the class's questions and interest.
7. My lesson plans show that I design instruction to build on the class's prior knowledge, experience, and/or cultural background...
8. My lesson plans demonstrate that I select instructional goals which incorporate higher-level learning for all students...
9. My lesson plans demonstrate that I select instructional goals that are appropriate for all students...
10. When I select instructional goals and strategies, my lesson plans show that I consider students' individual skill levels...
11. My lesson plans demonstrate that I include instructional goals that align with the state content standards/CCRS.
12. My lessons plans demonstrate that I include the knowledge and skills necessary for expected student performance as specified in the MS Curriculum Framework or CCRS.
13. In my lesson plans, I include opportunities to solve problems...
14. In my lesson plans, I include opportunities to manage themselves....
15. In my lesson plans, I include opportunities for students to analyze, create and critique content...
16. In my lesson plans, I include student activities that are rigorous and relevant (real-world application)....
17. When I give an assessment, I use the results to adjust individual or whole-class instructional strategies...
18. Following assessments, I give students individualized feedback..
19. I maintain accurate and complete records of student performance...
20. I use a balance of formative assessments, summative assessments, and pre-assessments to support and verify learning to high expectations.
21. I use technology to support student assessments...
22. I use assessments that align with the established standards for student performance in the MS Curriculum Framework and/or CCRS....
23. During instruction, I use multiple representations and explanations of a concept, and I anticipate common misconceptions in order to prevent misunderstanding...
24. During instruction I relate content to students' prior knowledge, link new concepts to familiar concepts, and make connections to student experiences...
25. During instruction, I connect my content to other subjects...
26. During instruction, I engage students in the learning process by using a variety of instructional strategies and resources that meet multiple skill levels and learning styles...
27. During instruction, I engage students by linking content to student interests...
28. During instruction, I engage students by providing opportunities for them to individually and collaboratively solve problems
29. During instruction, I engage students by providing opportunities for them to individually and collaboratively manage themselves.
30. During instruction, I engage students by providing opportunities for them to individually and collaboratively analyze, create or critique content....
31. During instruction, I engage students in the learning process by having them use a wide range of technology to access, interpret and apply information......
32. During instruction, I adapt my instruction based on student responses to questions I ask during class...
33. During instruction, I use probing questions which require students to use higher order thinking skills...
34. During instruction, I use questioning, coaching and feedback that elicit participation and discussion...
35. During instruction, when students answer my questions correctly, I probe for higher level understanding...
36. During instruction, I help students make connections to other students' comments...
37. During instruction, I make deliberate connections of new content to students' prior knowledge, their daily lives, and to aspects of their community and life experiences...
38. During instruction, I use examples that reflect diverse social and cultural perspectives.
39. During instruction, I use strategies and activities which force students to consider multiple perspectives of an issue and expand students' understanding of local and global issues...
40. During instruction, I communicate written and oral content, expectations, explanations, directions and procedures...
41. During instruction, the primary speaker tends to be...
42. During instructions, I maintain eye contact and use non-verbal communication to reinforce appropriate behavior...
43. During instruction, I use developmentally appropriate language and explanations...
44. My classroom is organized and makes maximum use of space and resources...
45. In my classroom, I use supplementary resources and technology...
46. I ensure that students have access to and time to use classroom and school resources...
47. In my classroom, respect...
48. In my classroom, the diversity of students and individual achievements.....
49. I ensure that my classroom is a safe place for students to voice their thoughts and opinions...
50. I maximize instructional time in my class by beginning class on time, establishing and following procedures, transitioning smoothly between tasks, efficiently handling disruptions, discouraging digressions, and appropriately pacing the class.
51. I establish a culture of learning by setting instructional goals for students which reflect high expectations of all students....
52. I establish a culture of learning to high expectations by holding students accountable for meeting instructional goals...
53. I establish, communicate and reinforce classroom rules and expectations.
54. I monitor student behavior and respond consistently to inappropriate behavior.
55. I proactively seek out and participate in professional learning activities.
56. I integrate lessons learned from PD into lesson plans, instructional strategies and/or classroom procedures...
57. For professional development, I develop and maintain a plan for continuous improvement based on district goals, analysis of student assessment results and on my annual performance appraisal.
58. I model and teach ethical use of information and technology, including appropriate documentation of sources and respect for others in use of social media.
59. I comply fully with school and district regulations and timelines.
60. In order to maintain effective communication with families, I provide information about student progress and activities.
61. In order to maintain effective communication with families, I engage families in the instructional program and class activities.
62. In order to maintain effective communication with families, I involve parents in establishing expectations for student development and achievement.
63. As part of the school's professional learning community, I participate in the PLC and in school and district events and projects.
64. As an active member of professional learning community, I collaborate with educators to reflect, problem-solve, and share new ideas in order to improve student performance and teaching practices.
65. As a member of a professional learning community, I contribute to school-wide efforts to build a supportive culture, to identity common goals, and to evaluate progress towards those goals.
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