Teacher Evaluation Form Level III Experience

Level Three Field Experience Evaluation
Level 3 of the UNI Secondary Teacher Education Professional Sequence
Department of Languages and Literatures
SPAN 4091 Practicum in the Teaching of Spanish
Instructor: Dr. Gabriela Olivares-Cuhat Phone: 319-273-6102
Email:  gabriela.olivares@uni.edu

Field experience timeline
UNI candidate licensure information
Online evaluation
State Renaissance Initiative: Pre-service teacher standards
The UNI teacher candidate is expected to meet these state standards for pre-service teachers through demonstrated performances. Please evaluate the UNI teacher candidate based on his/her twenty-five hour participation in your classroom. Performance levels: 1. Needs improvement; 3. Competent; 5. Commendable; N/A=Not able to evaluate
The licensure candidate understands how students learn and develop and provides learning opportunities that support intellectual, career, social and personal development.
The licensure candidate understands how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are equitable and are adaptable to diverse learners.
The licensure candidate plans instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, students, the community, curriculum goals and state curriculum models.
The licensure candidate understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage students' development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
The licensure candidate uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
The licensure candidate uses knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal and media communication techniques, and other forms of symbolic representation, to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and support interaction in the classroom.
The licensure candidate understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate the continuous intellectual, social and physical development of the learner.
The licensure candidate continually evaluates the effects of the licensure candidate's choices and actions on students, parents, and other professionals in the learning community, and actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
The licensure candidate fosters relationships with parents, school colleagues, and organizations in the larger community to support students' learning and development.
The licensure candidate understands and uses technology to encourage students' development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
The licensure candidate understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry and structure of the discipline(s); the licensure candidate teaches and creates learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students.