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					 Possible Evidence for CSTP 2 – Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student
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                                          Learning
        Element             Examples that might demonstrate the                                     What does this look like in the context of
                                         standard                                                       the PT’s teaching assignment?

                          Desk/table arrangements are strategically designed
                           to facilitate student learning
                          Desk arrangements provide opportunities for various
                           types and sizes of student groupings
2.1     Creating a        Materials are stored safely (sharp objects,
        physical           chemicals, obstructions, etc…)
        environment       Classroom is arranged in a way that facilitates ease
        that engages       of movement and access to materials by teacher
                           and students
        all students
                          Rules, procedures and expectations are clearly
                           communicated through visual reminders
                          Visual resources are displayed to support learning
                          Student work is displayed
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                          PT models fairness and respect
                          Student ideas and responses are accepted and
                           valued
                          PT is aware, knowledgeable, and respectful about
2.2     Establishing a     the cultural diversity in the classroom
        climate that      PT models and teaches constructive ways to agree
        promotes           and disagree
        fairness and      PT provides opportunities for all students to
                           participate in activities and discussions
        respect
                          PT strategically uses methods to equalize student
                           response opportunities
                          Students feel safe to take risks and to be creative\
                          PT consistently responds to inappropriate behavior
                         

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         Element               Examples that might demonstrate the                                     What does this look like in the context of
                                            standard                                                       the PT’s teaching assignment?

                                       Possible Classroom Activities
                              Centers / stations            Classroom/school
                              Cooperative groups             duties
                              Forums                        Buddy systems
                              Group Projects                Student council
                              Simulations                   Class meetings
2.3      Promoting
                              Class leadership              School or community
         social                opportunities                  projects
         development                                         Debates
         and group
         responsibility    PT establishes clear roles and expectations for
                            effective group work
                           PT models and teaches appropriate social skills in
                            group situations
                           PT monitors and provides feedback to students as
                            they work in cooperative groups
                           Multiple viewpoints are encouraged and accepted
                          

                              Rules and consequences are posted
                              PT reminds students of expected behavior
                              PT models and teaches expected behaviors
                              Visual or auditory signals are used to gain student
2.4      Establishing          attention
         and                  PT anticipates behavior problems and acts
         maintaining           appropriately
         standards for        Students demonstrate that they know what to do
                              PT uses proximity to diffuse behavior issues
         student
                              Teacher AND students maintain behavior standards
         behavior             Students are included in the establishment of
                               classroom rules
                              Students share responsibility for maintaining a
                               positive classroom climate
                          
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         Element              Examples that might demonstrate the                                     What does this look like in the context of
                                           standard                                                       the PT’s teaching assignment?
                          Classroom procedures and routines are clearly
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                           communicated and taught by the PT, evidenced by
                           student demonstration of their understanding
                                    Possible Classroom Procedures
2.5      Planning and
                             Sharpening pencils             Returning from an
         implementing        Distributing materials          absence
         classroom           Classroom jobs                 Restroom use
         procedures          Turning in homework            Beginning of class
         and routines                                         routines
         that support                                        Food or drinks
         student          Students demonstrate established classroom
         learning          procedures even when the PT is not present
                           (substitute teacher)
                          PT provides timelines to support student success
                          PT provides information to substitute teachers about
                           established procedures and routines
                          Emergency substitute plans are available
                         

                          Lessons are appropriately paced and adjusted to
                           meet the needs of all learners
                          Time spent on non-instructional processes is
                           minimized (i.e., taking roll, distributing materials,
2.6      Using             collecting work, lining up…)
         instructional    Effective classroom procedures and routines ensure
         time              smooth transitions between activities
         effectively      Meaningful and relevant extension activities are
                           provided for fast paced learners
                          Off-topic discussions and interruptions are minimized
                          Students are productively engaged in learning
                           activities that are appropriate to their levels of
                           understanding and achievement
                         

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        Element          Examples that might demonstrate the                                     What does this look like in the context of
                                      standard                                                       the PT’s teaching assignment?

                       PT believes, models and communicates the
                        expectation that all students can learn
                       Lessons are included that help students appreciate
                        and share each other’s differences
                       Materials are selected and used to represent a
UA 1 Creating           broad view of life, family and career choices for all
     gender-fair,       students
     bias-free         PT creates and maintains a learning environment
                        where students feel safe and included
     learning
                       PT examines and selects resources that are gender-
     environments       fair and bias-free
                      
                      
                      




                       PT identifies and builds on existing areas of student
                        competence
UA 2 Using positive
                       PT strives to identify antecedents of student
     behavior           misbehavior and intervenes appropriately
     support           Classroom strategies are established which
     strategies         encourage and promote positive student behaviors
     and a             Students are allowed to demonstrate their learning
     strengths-         through their identified areas of strength
                      
     based
                      
     approach         
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