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Standard 5: The Learning Environment

Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession; Standard 5: The Learning Environment

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Standard 5: The Learning Environment

  1. 1. The Learning Environment Page<br />
  2. 2. Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession: Standard 5<br />Teacherscreatelearningenvironmentsthatpromotehighlevels of learning and achievement for all students.<br />
  3. 3. Standard 5: Element 5.1<br />Teacherstreat all studentsfairly and establish an environmentthatisrespectful, supportive and caring.<br />Whatdoesthat look like?<br />
  4. 4. Standard 5: Element 5.1ProficientLevel<br />Teachersdemonstratecaring and respect in their interactions with all students.<br />Teachersdevelop and teach expectations for respectful interactions amongstudents.<br />
  5. 5. Standard 5: Element 5.1ProficientLevel<br />Teachers use strategies to promote positive relationships, cooperation and collaboration amongstudents.<br />
  6. 6. Standard 5: Element 5.1AccomplishedLevel<br />Teacherscreateclassrooms in whichstudentsdemonstratecaring and respect for one another.<br />Teachersseek out and are receptive to the thoughts and opinions of all students.<br />
  7. 7. Standard 5: Element 5.1DistinguishedLevel<br />Teachers model expectations and behaviorsthatcreate a positive school and district climate of openness, respect and caring.<br />
  8. 8. Standard 5: Element 5.2<br />Teacherscreate an environmentthatisphyscially and emotionallysafe.<br />Whatdoesthat look like?<br />
  9. 9. Standard 5: Element 5.2ProficientLevel<br />Teachersclarify standards of conduct for all students.<br />Teachers use a variety of effective classroom management techniques.<br />
  10. 10. Standard 5: Element 5.2ProficientLevel<br />Teachersprovide a safelearningenvironmentthataccommodates all students.<br />
  11. 11. Standard 5: Element 5.2AccomplishedLevel<br />Teachersconsistently, effectively and respectfullyanticipate and respond to the behavior of students.<br />
  12. 12. Standard 5: Element 5.2AccomplishedLevel<br />Teachersmakedecisions and adjustmentsthat support positive behavior, enhance social behavior and increasestudent motivation and engagement in productive work.<br />
  13. 13. Standard 5: Element 5.2DistinguishedLevel<br />Teacherscreateclassrooms in whichstudentstake active roles in maintaining an enrichingenvironmentthatisconducive to learning.<br />
  14. 14. Standard 5: Element 5.3<br />Teachersmotivatestudents to workproductively and assume responsibility for theirownlearning.<br />Whatdoesthat look like?<br />
  15. 15. Standard 5: Element 5.3ProficientLevel<br />Teachersfosterstudententhusiasm for and curiosity about the discipline.<br />
  16. 16. Standard 5: Element 5.3ProficientLevel<br />Teachersestablishmethods for recognition of students and relate recognition to specificstudentachievement, eitherindividually or in groups (Cotton, 1999)<br />
  17. 17. Standard 5: Element 5.3AccomplishedLevel<br />Teachers encourage self-directedlearnign by teachingstudents to outlinetasks and timelines (Cotton, 1999).<br />
  18. 18. Standard 5: Element 5.3AccomplishedLevel<br />Teachersvarytheirroles in the instructionalprocess (instructor, facilitator and coach) based on the content, focus of learning and studentneeds.<br />
  19. 19. Standard 5: Element 5.3DistinguishedLevel<br />Teachersworkwithothereducators to support the design of independentlearningexperiences for students, such as service-learningactivities and cooperativelearning groups.<br />
  20. 20. Standard 5: Element 5.4<br />Teacherscreatelearning situations in whichstudentsworkindependently, collaboratively and/or as a whole class.<br />Whatdoesthat look like?<br />
  21. 21. Standard 5: Element 5.4ProficientLevel<br />Teachers use flexible learning situations, such as independent, small group and whole class.<br />Teachersdevelop guidelines for and model cooperativelearning.<br />
  22. 22. Standard 5: Element 5.4ProficientLevel<br />Teachersofferstudentsopportunities for independent practice with and reflection on new concepts and skills.<br />
  23. 23. Standard 5: Element 5.4AccomplishedLevel<br />Teachersemploycooperativelearningactivites.<br />Teacherseffectively combine independent, collaborative and whole-class learning situations to maximizestudentunderstanding and learning.<br />
  24. 24. Standard 5: Element 5.4DistinguishedLevel<br />Teacherscreateenvironmentswherestudentsinitiatepurposefullearning groups and takeresponsibility for the group’sproductivity.<br />
  25. 25. Standard 5: Element 5.4DistinguishedLevel<br />Teachers model and assistotherteachers in implementing a variety of learning situations in theirclassrooms.<br />
  26. 26. Standard 5: Element 5.5<br />Teachersmaintain an environmentthatisconducive to learning for all students.<br />Whatdoesthat look like?<br />
  27. 27. Standard 5: Element 5.5ProficientLevel<br />Teachersbegin class purposefully, withassignments, activities, materials and supplies ready for studentswhenthey arrive (Cotton, 1999).<br />
  28. 28. Standard 5: Element 5.5ProficientLevel<br />Teachers transition betweenlearningactivities and use instructional time effectively.<br />Teachersconvertphysicalspace to facilitate instruction.<br />
  29. 29. Standard 5: Element 5.5AccomplishedLevel<br />Teachersconductperiodicreviews of classroom routines and revisethem as needed (Cotton, 1999).<br />
  30. 30. Standard 5: Element 5.5DistinguishedLevel<br />Teachers influence the establishment of district-widepolicies to maximize the amount of class time spentlearning (such as dailyscheduling, district calendar, textbooks and technologyenhancements).<br />
  31. 31. Essential Question<br />Have youcreated a learningenvironmentthatpromoteslearning and highachievement?<br />
  32. 32. Consider the following:(use never, rarely, sometimes, frequently or always to answer)<br />I treat all studentsfairly and I have established a classroomenvironmentthatisrespectful, supportive and caring.<br />I have created a classroomenvironmentthatisphysically and emotionallysafe.<br />
  33. 33. (use never, rarely, sometimes, frequently or always to answer)<br />I motivatemystudents to workproductively and takeresponsibility for theirownlearning.<br />
  34. 34. (use never, rarely, sometimes, frequently or always to answer)<br />I createlearning situations in whichstudentsworkindependently, collaboratively and/or as a whole class.<br />
  35. 35. (use never, rarely, sometimes, frequently or always to answer)<br />I maintain an environmentthatisconducive to learning for all students.<br />
  36. 36. Possible Artifacts to include in your Professional Portfolio:<br />Classroom management paper<br />Pictures of classroom/classroomdiagramwithexplanation about the classroomenvironment<br />
  37. 37. For EACH Artifact<br />Remember the four components necessary for each artifact:<br />Date<br />Context<br />Reflection<br />Standard<br />See the video “The Four Components of a reflection” for more information on this requirement.<br />
  38. 38. Bibliography<br />This information is copied/adapted from: Click on “Standards for Ohio<br />Educators” to review the entire<br />100-page document.<br />