Flashcards in 3a Proficient Deck (14):

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The teacher states clearly, at some point during the lesson, what the students will be learning.

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3a Communicating with Students
Proficient

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The teacher's explanation of content is clear and invites student participation and thinking

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3a Communicating with Students
Proficient

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The teacher makes no content errors.

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3a Communicating with Students
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The teacher describes specific strategies students might use, inviting students to interpret them in the context of what they're learning.

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3a Communicating with Students
Proficient

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Students engage with the learning task, indicating that they understand what they are to do.

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3a Communicating with Students
Proficient

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If appropriate, the teacher models the process to be followed in the task.

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3a Communicating with Students
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The teacher's vocabulary and usage are correct and entirely suited to the lesson, including, where appropriate, explanations of academic vocabulary.

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3a Communicating with Students
Proficient

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The teacher's vocabulary is appropriate to students' ages and levels of development.

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3a Communicating with Students
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The teacher says, "By the end of today's lesson you're all going to be able to factor different types of polynomials.

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3a Communicating with Students
Proficient

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In the course of a presentation of content, the teacher asks students, "Can anyone think of an example of that?"

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3a Communicating with Students
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The teacher uses a board or projection device for task directions so that students can refer to it without requiring the teacher's attention.

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3a Communicating with Students
Proficient

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The teacher explains passive solar energy by inviting students to think about the temperature in a closed car on a cold, but sunny, day or about the water in a hose that has been sitting in the sun.

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3a Communicating with Students
Proficient

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The teacher says, "When you're trying to solve a math problem like this, you might think of a similar, but simpler, problem you've done in the past and see whether the same approach would work.

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3a Communicating with Students
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The teacher uses a Venn diagram to illustrate the distinctions between a republic and a democracy.

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3a Communicating with Students Proficient