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Middle Level 4-8 Evaluation

Williams Teacher Education Program

 
 
 
 
 
 

4 = Outstanding
3 = Proficient
2 = Improving
1 = Needs Improvement

Evidence of Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions,
and Positive Effects on Young Adolescents

AMLE Standard 1:
Young Adolescent Development

Shows an understanding of developmental differences in adolescents




 

Uses developmentally responsive instructional strategies




 

Uses multiple assessments appropriate for adolescent learners




 

Standard 2:
Middle Level Philosophy and School Organization

Understands developmentally responsive and socially equitable programs best for young adolescents




 

Understands teaming and advisory, and other practices and makes instructional decisions based on them




 

Understands and promotes organizational components that maximize learning




 

Standard 3:
Middle Level Curriculum and Assessment

Develops and teaches integrated curriculum




 

Uses assessment results to influence practice



 

Integrates young adolescents' ideas and interests into curriculum




 

Uses standards to plan and assess curriculum




 

Standard 4:
Middle Level Teaching Fields

Integrates state of the art technology




 

Uses content specific, effective strategies and assesments




 

Teaches in engaging ways to maximize student learning




 

Standard 5:
Middle Level Instruction and Assessment

Engages students in independent and collaborative inquiry




 

Values environments that maximize student learning




 

Standard 6:
Family and Community Involvement

Understands the major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to working collaboratively with family and community members




 

Uses the knowledge to maximize the learning of all young adolescents




 

Standard 7:
Middle Level Professional Roles

Understands the complexity of teaching young adolescents




 

Engages in practices and behaviors that develop his/her competence as a professional