FARMINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
DOMAINS OF TEACHER PRACTICE
Meaningful Knowledge--Students see content as meaningful and organized around big ideas and questions and have opportunities to transfer learning to new contexts.
Challenging Expectations--Students understand performance expectations and are individually supported in meeting challenging standards.
Teaching and Learning:
Active Learning Community--Students have a sense of belonging to a positive learning community in which they have regular opportunities to work collaboratively.
Purposeful Engagement--Students are actively engaged in authentic learning tasks and given opportunities to construct meaning and develop understanding.
Individual Responsibility--Students make choices about you and take responsibility for their own learning goals and progress.
Data Analysis--Teachers systematically collect and analyze assessment data and student work to understand and develop student growth over time.
Relationships--Teachers develop and foster positive relationships with students, families and colleagues to maintain an ongoing dialogue in support of learning and continuous improvement.
Collaboration--Teachers collaborate with colleagues and contribute to team, department and school improvement goals.
Professional Responsiblity--Teachers demonstrate all aspects of Connecticut's Code of Professional Responsibility.
Professional Growth--Teachers personalize a professional learning plan based on cycles of self-reflection and data analysis.