Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching

PLS 3rd Learning courses are aligned to Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching. Click on the domains below to view the individual components and aligned courses.

DOMAIN 1: PLANNING AND PREPARATION

1A. Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy
1B. Demonstrating Knowledge of Students
1C. Setting Instructional Outcomes
1D. Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources
1E. Designing Coherent Instruction
1F. Designing Student Assessments

DOMAIN 2: THE CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT

2A. Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport
2B. Establishing a Culture for Learning
2C. Managing Classroom Procedures
2D. Managing Student Behavior
2E. Organizing Physical Space

DOMAIN 3: INSTRUCTION

3A. Communicating with Students
3B. Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
3C. Engaging Students in Learning
3D. Using Assessment in Instruction
3E. Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness

DOMAIN 4: PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

4A. Reflecting on Teaching
4B. Maintaining Accurate Records
4C. Communicating with Families
4D. Participating in a Professional Community
4E. Growing and Developing Professionally
4F. Showing Professionalism

Click here to download a pdf indicating the high course alignments to the Framework.

Please be aware that each state and educational district has its own guidelines and rules. It is your responsibility to make sure that PLS 3rd Learning classes fulfill your school’s/state’s requirements.

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Course Alignments

RISE Competencies