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    1. 1. Teacher Standards and Evaluation <ul><li>National Chinese Language Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago, Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>April 30-May 2, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Marty Abbott </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Education </li></ul><ul><li>American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) </li></ul>
    2. 3. National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
    4. 5. INTASC: Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium <ul><ul><ul><li>Program of the Council of Chief State School Officers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Established to promote collaboration among states in standards-based reform of teacher preparation, licensing, and professional development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Centered around performance-based standards and assessments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compatible with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be downloaded from </li></ul></ul></ul>
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    6. 7. NCATE <ul><ul><ul><li>determines which colleges of education meet rigorous national standards in preparing teachers and other classroom specialists. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>is a coalition of 33 national education organizations representing teachers, teacher educators, subject matter specialists, and policy makers. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 8. NCATE Standards: <ul><li>Are performance-based – radical departure from input-based system </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on what teacher candidates should know, be able to do, & be disposed to do </li></ul><ul><li>Require institutions to show candidate performance data </li></ul>
    8. 9. Required Program Components <ul><li>Development of proficiency, especially oral </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing assessment of proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Language, linguistics, culture, & literature components </li></ul><ul><li>Methods course: on teaching of foreign languages, taught by qualified faculty </li></ul>
    9. 10. Program Components cont’d. <ul><li>Early field experiences in foreign language classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Field experiences supervised by qualified faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for candidates to experience and use technology </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for structured study-abroad and/or immersion experiences </li></ul>
    10. 11. Language, Linguistics, Comparisons <ul><li>1.a Demonstrating language proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>1.b Understanding linguistics </li></ul><ul><li>1.c Identifying language comparisons </li></ul>
    11. 12. Cultures, Literatures, Cross-Disciplinary Concepts <ul><li>2.a Demonstrating cultural understandings </li></ul><ul><li>2.b Demonstrating understanding of literary and cultural texts and traditions </li></ul><ul><li>2.c Integrating other disciplines in instruction </li></ul>
    12. 13. Language Acquisition Theories and Instructional Practices <ul><li>3.a Understanding language acquisition and creating a supportive classroom </li></ul><ul><li>3.b Developing instructional practices that reflect language outcomes and learner diversity </li></ul>
    13. 14. Integration of Student Standards into Curriculum and Instruction <ul><li>4.a Understanding and integrating student standards in planning </li></ul><ul><li>4.b Integrating student standards into instruction </li></ul><ul><li>4.c Selecting and designing instructional materials </li></ul>
    14. 15. Assessment of Languages and Cultures <ul><li>5. a Knowing assessment models and using them appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>5. b Reflecting on assessment </li></ul><ul><li>5. c Reporting assessment results </li></ul>
    15. 16. Professionalism <ul><li>6. a Engaging in professional development </li></ul><ul><li>6. b Knowing the value of foreign language learning </li></ul>
    16. 17. Rubrics <ul><li>Approaches standard: awareness level </li></ul><ul><li>Meets standard: knowledge / teaching performance at a satisfactory level </li></ul><ul><li>Exceeds standard: in depth knowledge / systematic approach to teaching </li></ul>
    17. 18. Required Assessment #1 <ul><li>Data from licensure tests or professional examinations of content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge </li></ul>
    18. 19. Required Assessment #2 <ul><li>Assessment of content knowledge: Standards 1 and 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: comprehensive exams, capstone projects, research reports addressing cross-cultural content; written interpersonal/presentational tasks; philosophy of teaching that addresses the role of culture, literature, etc. </li></ul>
    19. 20. Required Assessment #3 <ul><li>Demonstrates that candidates can effectively plan instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Standards 3, 4, 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Evaluation of candidates’ ability to develop lesson or unit plans, individualized education plans, needs assessments, intervention plans </li></ul>
    20. 21. Required Assessment #4 <ul><li>Demonstrates that candidates’ knowledge, skills, dispositions are applied effectively to practice </li></ul><ul><li>Standards 3, 4, 5, 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Results of student teaching, internship </li></ul>
    21. 22. Required Assessment #5 <ul><li>Demonstrates candidates’ effect on student learning </li></ul><ul><li>Standards 3, 4, 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Based on student work samples, portfolio tasks, case studies, follow-up studies, employer surveys </li></ul>
    22. 23. Required Assessment #6 <ul><li>Results of the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) to demonstrate oral proficiency level </li></ul>
    23. 24. Required Assessment #7 <ul><li>Professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 6 (and others) </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Evaluations of professional development experiences, memberships in professional organizations, philosophy statement, case studies </li></ul>
    24. 25. Additional Assessment #8 (optional) <ul><li>May address any of the standards </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Evaluations of field experiences, case studies, portfolio tasks, licensure tests not reported in #1, follow-up studies </li></ul>
    25. 27. To view and download the sample assessments from the ACTFL website <ul><li>Go to Site Map/Special Programs/NCATE/Appendices to the Program Report </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix F:  Sample Assessment #1 (Content Knowledge) </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix G:   Sample Assessment #2 (Content Knowledge) </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix H:   Sample Assessment #3 (Planning Classroom-Based Instruction) </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix I:    Sample Assessment #4 (Evaluation of Student Teaching) </li></ul><ul><li>Appendix J:    Sample Assessment #5 (Effect on Student Learning) </li></ul>
    26. 28. ACTFL PERFORMANCE GUIDELINES FOR K-12 LEARNERS Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA) INTASC