4.1 The teacher implements an effective lesson.

  • Makes learning outcome obvious to learner.
  • Utilizes effective summary techniques.
  • Utilizes smooth and efficient transitions between instructional activities;
  • Makes sure that assignments are clear.
  • Integrates available media and technology to enhance learning.
  • Incorporates a variety of strategies to present a concept or learner outcome.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and awareness of diverse needs of students and plans according to student learning style, and needs.
  • Prepares and implements resources and supports that address needs of all students (universal, targeted and special supports)



4.2   The teacher uses effective questioning techniques.

  • Structures questions to stimulate learning (i.e., pauses, focuses, adjusts, rephrases, orders, etc.)
  • Poses questions clearly for the level of the student.
  • Involves all students in questioning.
  • Elicits and responds to student questions and responses in a manner that reinforces  learning.
  • Uses questions to promote critical and creative thinking skills.

4.3  The teacher communicates effectively with students.

  • Speaks fluently and precisely.
  • Puts ideas across logically.
  • Uses a variety of verbal and non-verbal techniques.
  • Gives clear and explicit instructions.
  • Incorporates humor to enhance learning.


4.4  The teacher treats students with dignity and respect.

  • Models a sense of social justice.
  • Is available to all students.
  • Uses discretion in situations relating to student confidentiality.