Standard 4: Engage in analysis of teaching and collaborative practices

This program has emphasized over and over again how accomplished teaching requires us to be reflective practitioners, both individually and in a group setting. However, I also was encouraged to reflect upon the reality of challenges that can get in the way of reflective practice.

Engaging in analysis of teaching and collaborative practices means:

• Applying frameworks such as Marzano or Danielson Framework to guide professional reflection and standards.

• Demonstrating effective teaching practices

• Recognizing individual student learning needs and developing strategies to address those needs

• Providing clear and intentional focus on subject matter content and curriculum

• Implementing protocols to assist in professional reflection

• Participating in active professional reflection individually, with partners, in small groups and in teams

• Utilizing collaborative practices using new technology

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