American Government and US History Thomas Wilson 2019
Table of Contents: Teacher Portfolio 2018-2019 Page # I. SMART Goals for the School Year - Improve structural behavior processes and expectations a. Short narrative My natural strengths with students are based around an informal learning environment where I challenge students to self pace and direct in preporation for upcoming rigorous courses b. School-wide Goals - Rigorous Anticipatory set- Agenda on Board - Cold Calling - Guided Practice c. Departmental Goals- Same as Personal with the addition of a greater focus on teaching APA Formating d. Instructional Goals 33. Establishing Rules and Procedures 12. Engaging Students in Cognitively Complex Tasks 13. Providing Resources and Guidance
II. Growth Towards Goals (Provide any evidence of growth through docs., presentations, student work, data, or a short narrative)
a. Short narrative
b. Progress on and contribution to School-Wide Goals
c. Progress on Departmental Goals d. Progress on Instructional Goals (Marzano Elements) · Self-evaluations · Student evaluations/surveys (optional) · Tracking progress over time · Coaching evaluations of goal
III. Results from Departmental/Subject Specific Interim Tests (Provide any evidence of growth through docs., presentations, student work, data, and a short narrative) a. Short narrative b. Evidence of growth (data) from pre-assessment to post-assessment for each semester (if applicable) c. Student samples from the pre and post-assessments and/or scores (if applicable) d. MAPS growth data analysis (copy of your data and a narrative summary of your data)
IV. Major rubrics, corresponding prompts, and final exams for the semesters. You can provide example student exams or papers (optional). V. Professional Development Summary a. Narrative summary b. Additional coaching feedback and previous formal evaluations (optional) c. Documents or evidence of extracurricular contributions Section I: SMART Goals
Write a short paragraph responding to the following prompt:
Reflect on the SMART goal(s) you created for this semester. Why were these goals chosen? Did they change over the semester or year and why? Overall, were these goals attainable and successful? Explain.
Include in this section . . .
· your SMART goals
Section II. Growth Towards Goals A. Narrative. In short paragraphs, please respond to your growth in the following areas: · Reflect on your success in contributing to school-wide goals. · Reflect on your departmental goals, including your collaboration with instructors teaching the same classes (e.g. ENG 090), one class level above your class (e.g. ENG 121), and one class level below your class (e.g. ENG 060) throughout this school year. Also, reflect on your collaboration with teachers and staff outside of your department and/or any PD sessions that you have led or in which you participated. · Reflect on your growth in your chosen instructional goals (Marzano), including any feedback you've been given from leadership or instructional coaches this year and how you've implemented it.
B. Evidence provided in this section: instructional coaching feedback/evaluations, leadership feedback, student evaluations on a particular strategy, student work or evidence of student growth, and self-evaluations (Marzano 4 point rubrics go here).
Section III. Results from Departmental/Subject Specific Interim Data
A. Narrative. In short paragraphs, please summarize and analyze your data in the following areas for one core class (ex. MAT 090 or Eng. 060, etc.) for each semester: · Evidence of student growth (data) from pre-assessment to post-assessment major tests, papers, or lab reports for each semester. Describe overall trends and provide specific anecdotes if this is helpful for illustration purposes. · MAPS growth data analysis (copy of your data for a single class from fall, winter and spring MAPS testing). Describe trends that you or your department identified and how you addressed any gaps in knowledge or emphasized class strengths. · How did all of this data assist you in differentiating for students in your classes? Provide a specific example of successful differentiation. How can this process be improved next year?
B. Evidence provided in this section: · Scores on an Excel document or a table for pre-assessments to post-assessments for a single class · Student work samples from the pre and post-assessments, papers, and/or scores · MAPS growth data print out
Section IV: Summative Assessments (no narrative needed) Please include the following in this section . . . · major rubrics and corresponding prompts · final exams for the semesters · example student exams or papers (optional)
Section V. Professional Development Summary
A. Narrative summary. In a paragraph, please respond to the following: · Reflect on your leadership and initiative, innovation, and grit this last year. How can these be strengthened next school year? · Reflect on any extracurricular activities that you provided to students (Ethics Bowl, NHS, Student Council, IT Club, field trips, etc.). Also, discuss any support you provided for student events. · Reflect on your overall growth and accomplishments as over this year and what you would like to work on next school year?
B. Evidence · Additional coaching feedback and previous formal evaluations (optional) · Documents or evidence of extracurricular contributions (optional) · Anything else that you'd like to be considered in your overall evaluatio