Standard 3: Teaching and Assessing for Learning
Standard:The school’s curriculum, instructional design, and assessment practices guide and ensure teacher effectiveness and student learning.
- Indicator 3.1
The school’s curriculum provides equitable and challenging learning experiences thatensure all students have sufficient opportunities to develop learning, thinking, and lifeskills that lead to success at the next level.
Indicator 3.2Curriculum, instruction, and assessment are monitored and adjusted systematically inresponse to data from multiple assessments of student learning and an examination ofprofessional practice.
- Indicator 3.3
Teachers engage students in their learning through instructional strategies that ensureachievement of learning expectations.
- Indicator 3.4
School leaders monitor and support the improvement of instructional practices of
teachers to ensure student success.
- Indicator 3.5
Teachers participate in collaborative learning communities to improve instruction andstudent learning.
- Indicator 3.6 Teachers implement the school’s instructional process in support of student learning.
- Indicator 3.7
Mentoring, coaching, and induction programs support instructional improvementconsistent with the school’s values and beliefs about teaching and learning.
- Indicator 3.8
The school engages families in meaningful ways in their children’s education and keepsthem informed of their children’s learning progress.
- Indicator 3.9
The school has a formal structure whereby each student is well known by at least oneadult advocate in the school who supports that student’s educational experience.
- Indicator 3.10
Grading and reporting are based on clearly defined criteria that represent theattainment of content knowledge and skills and are consistent across grade levels andcourses.
- Indicator 3.11 All staff members participate in a continuous program of professional learning.
- Indicator 3.12
The school provides and coordinates learning support services to meet the uniquelearning needs of students.
**The average score for each indicator is rounded up.