This component will explore your ability to plan and execute sequential instruction for a particular subject area or class. You will demonstrate how you create and maintain a supportive learning environment through managing and monitoring your classroom in a way that supports students in their abilities to meet the academic standards.
Through artifacts, self-assessment, reflection, and a video, you will use a common set of indicators to document observable teaching behaviors and critical components of your planning efforts, including assessment.
Required Sections for Component 1
- Instructional Unit Plan
- Lesson Plan(s)
- Analysis of an Instructional Video
- Reflection on Planning and Implementation of Instruction
In Component 1 You Will
- Describe your teaching context.
- Document a 3-5 hour instructional plan that fits into your regular teaching assignment, focus on specific skills and content areas related to Arizona Academic Standards, and include a general assessment of the students' abilities and planned adaptations for differences among learners.
- Outline the Instructional Unit Plan
- Document Lesson Plan(s)
- Describe at least 3 assessments for the unit that are appropriate for stated learning goals and activities
- Submit a 15-minute video of your teaching practice that demonstrates your ability to manage and monitor student learning while engaged in one of the lessons in your 3-5 hour instructional plan.
- Gather evidence of indicators from the Arizona Professional Teaching Standards by identifying specific behaviors and examples demonstrated in your submitted video.
- Analyze the evidence seen in the video as guided by Arizona Professional Teaching Standards #2 and #3.
- Reflect on how the instructional plan relates to the goals selected and cite connections made between the learning goals, instructional sequence and strategies, and assignments chosen to meet the needs of learners.