Indicator: The school’s observations of student working and the examining of student work provide information on the degree to which all students are involved in challenging learning to assist them in achieving the academic standards and the schoolwide learner outcomes. The school, particularly, has evaluated the degree of involvement in the learning of students with diverse backgrounds and abilities and modified approaches based on findings.
Prompt: Comment on the degree to which all students are involved in challenging learning to achieve the academic standards and the schoolwide learner outcomes. Include how observing students working and examining student work have informed this understanding.
Indicator:The students know beforehand the standards/expected performance levels for each area of study.
Prompt: Examine and evaluate the extent to which students know the standards/expected performance levels before beginning a new area of study; an example is the use of pacing guides for online instruction.
Indicator:The school’s instructional staff members differentiate instruction, including integrating multimedia and technology, and evaluate its impact on student learning.
Prompt: How effectively do instructional staff members differentiate instruction, such as integrating multimedia and technology? Evaluate the impact of this on student learning.
Additional Online Instruction Prompt: Evaluate the processes and the effectiveness of the strategies used by teachers to make decisions on learning and teaching approaches including direct instruction and other student-teacher interaction opportunities.
Indicator:The students understand the expected level of performance based on the standards and the schoolwide learning results. Through interviews and dialogue with students that represent the school populations, the school learns about the students’ perceptions of their learning experiences, including all specialized programs such as college/career readiness and online instruction regarding the opportunity for teacher-student interaction to reduce isolation and encourage skill transference.
Prompt: Using interviews and dialogue with students, evaluate the extent to which students understand the expected level of performance based on the standards and the schoolwide learner outcomes. Evaluate the effectiveness of the student-teacher interaction based on student feedback.
Prompt: Commenton the degree to which this criterion is being addressed.
Prompt: Comment on the degree to which this criterion impacts the school’s ability to address one or more of the identified critical learner needs.