TPE 11: Social Environment
Candidates for a Teaching Credential develop and maintain clear expectations for academic and social behavior. The candidates promote student effort and engagement and create a positive climate for learning. They know how to write and implement a student discipline plan. They know how to establish rapport with all students and their families for supporting academic and personal success through caring, respect, and fairness. Candidates respond appropriately to sensitive issues and classroom discussions. They help students learn to work responsibly with others and independently. Based on observations of students and consultation with other teachers, the candidate recognizes how well the social environment maximizes academic achievement for all students and makes necessary changes.
- Photographs of students working in your class; classroom management plan
- Lesson plan (1-2 days) that shows the establishment of clear expectations for student behavior
- Lesson plan or lesson activity designed to help students learn to work responsibly with others
- Video of classroom discussion or group work