South Dakota Framework for Teaching
SDCL 13-42-33 and SDCL 13-42 34.
July, 2011, the Board of Education voted to adopt the Charlotte Danielson Framework for Teaching
as the state’s standards for teaching.
Gain a basic understanding of the 4 Domains that describe teaching practice.
Think about getting started with the FfT.
Learn what the DOE is doing to aide districts in gaining knowledge and implementing the FfT.
FfT books and the DOE website.
4 Domains, 22 Components and 75 Elements Getting Started
Charlotte Danielson says, “Teaching is so Books
complex, it’s hardly ever done perfect. Every BLTs, PLCs and CWGs have conversations about
lesson can be improved.” the rubrics
Domains 1 and 4 are critical and done behind the Other uses for the FfT
scenes. 3 Tracks of Evaluation
Domains 2 and 3 are observable. Recognizing, collecting and calibrating evidence
Evaluators will find evidence of Domains 1 and 4 Systems Change – Oct. 19-21 Spearfish
when observing Domains 2 and 3. Cody Claver from the Danielson Group will facilitate
Component 3c, Engaging Students in Learning, is the in-depth preconference session on Oct. 19. This
the centerpiece of the FfT; it is our purpose; it is is an opportunity to hear from one of the Danielson
what we do. Group members. (www.tie.net)
DOE Roll-Out of SD FfT Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.doe.sd.gov/secretary/sdteacherstandar See Handout, DOE Website or contact MaryLou or
http://www.doe.sd.gov choose Index, Teacher
Pilot Applications due September 30, 2011
Book studies registration ends Oct. 3, 2011
o MaryLou McGirr, TIE, 484-4050,
o Melissa Goodwin, EDEC, 367-7680,