About This Chapter
Maintaining Accurate Records in the Classroom - Chapter Summary
There are several types of classroom records you should keep. In this chapter, you will encounter short text lessons and quizzes that will teach you the following:
- Why you should keep a record of all assignments completed, along with the grades
- What methods are available to help you keep track of every student's progress in your class
- Definition and purpose of non-instructional records
How It Helps
- Provides systems: Because this chapter provides you with examples of systems and strategies to record the completion of assignments, you can determine which ones are appropriate for your class.
- Makes connection: The connection between tracking student progress and planning out instruction will help you create better lesson plans based on your individual student records.
- Explains items included: Your understanding of the types of non-instructional student records will help you pay close attention to those that are kept in your classroom.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Identify the best ways for you to track the completion of student assignments
- Use methods that allow you to successfully track the progress of each of your students
- Recognize non-instructional records that are kept in your class
1. Monitoring Student Completion of Assignments
Teachers need to use strategies to keep track of student work. This lesson outlines some methods of monitoring students' completion of assignments and discusses how to use routines in the classroom to reach this goal.
2. Monitoring the Progress of Individual Students
In order to plan instruction for students, teachers must first have a solid idea of student skill level. This lesson explains methods for monitoring and recording the progress of individual students and shows how it is applied in a classroom.
3. Keeping Non-Instructional Records in Schools
In addition to instructional duties, teachers are required to keep records not related to classwork. This lesson gives examples of non-instructional records and offers strategies for organizing them.
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Other chapters within the Using Danielson's Framework for Teaching in the Classroom course
- Introduction to Danielson's Framework for Teaching
- Knowledge of Content & Pedagogy
- Student Development & Learning
- Setting Instructional Outcomes
- Designing Instruction & Assesssments
- Creating & Managing a Classroom Environment
- Managing Student Behavior & Communication
- Using Questioning & Discussion Techniques in Teaching
- Engaging Students in the Learning Process
- Flexible, Responsive & Reflective Teaching
- Communicating with Students' Families
- Growing & Developing Professionally as an Educator