PLS Classes

RISE Competencies Aligned to PLS Graduate Courses

PLS courses offered through Indiana Wesleyan University are centered around the RISE competencies.

DOMAIN 1: PURPOSEFUL PLANNING

1.1 Utilize assessment data to plan
1.2 Set ambitious and measurable achievement goals
1.3 Develop standards-based unit plans and assessments
1.4 Create objective-driven lesson plans and assessments
1.5 Track student data and analyze progress

DOMAIN 2: EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION

2.1 Develop student understanding and mastery of lesson objectives
2.2 Demonstrate and clearly communicate content knowledge to students
2.3 Engage students in academic content
2.4 Check for understanding
2.5 Modify instruction as needed
2.6 Develop higher level of understanding through rigorous instruction and work
2.7 Maximize instructional time
2.8 Create classroom culture of respect and collaboration
2.9 Set high expectations for academic success

DOMAIN 3: TEACHER LEADERSHIP

3.1 Contribute to school culture
3.2 Collaborate with peers
3.3 Seek professional skills and knowledge
3.4 Advocate for student success
3.5 Engage families in student learning

* denotes course is offered online and on-site