The rubrics that correspond to each section of the observation form provide additional detail on the indicators' meaning.

WGU prepares educators to create effective, engaging, and safe learning environments using classroom management strategies that focus on the academic and social and emotional learning needs of all learners. Candidates are taught to establish group norms with consistent routines, expectations, and by providing behavioral supports. This increases learner engagement and promotes active learning and self-direction, fostering a community of learning through collaborative educational practices.

-Dr. Mark Millron, Senior Vice President & Executive Dean, Teachers College

Elementary Student Teaching Observation

A university-developed observation tool that addresses all five classroom management strategies.

Accompanying rubrics

Rubrics correspond to each area of the observation tool.


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