Standard 7: Engages in professional growth.
Demonstrates habits and skills of continuous inquiry and learning.

Class through the AEA. (Struggling Readers Class - Summer 09)
I also continually develop new projects for students based on the elements and principles of design. I feel that new development keeps me informed about new ways to teach. (Journal - added projects)
Works collaboratively to improve professional practice and student learning.

Email to staff on specific students. (Contact me to view this evidence.)
Applies research, knowledge, and skills from professional development opportunities to improve practice.

Observation - 10-27-09 - Stated that I use repeated reading which was learned in the Struggling Readers class.
Establishes and implements professional development plans based upon the teacher's needs aligned to the Iowa teaching standards and district/building student achievement goals.

Dibels data on Tiger Time Group reflects the improvements to my students throught the year.
Provides an analysis of student learning and growth based on teacher-created tests and authentic measures as well as any standarized and districwide tests.

Data gathered on final art projects and evaluations.

(Specific example: Model Man measuring)