Standard 3: Teaching and Assessing for Learning

The school’s curriculum, instructional design, and assessment practices guide and ensure teacher effectiveness and student learning.

Indicator 3.1

The school’s curriculum provides equitable and challenging learning experiences that ensure all students have sufficient opportunities to develop learning, thinking, and life skills that lead to success at the next level.

Evidence:

Indicator 3.2

Curriculum, instruction, and assessment are monitored and adjusted systematically in response to data from multiple assessments of student learning and an examination of professional practice.

Evidence:

  • Corrected and improved syllabus for each Level by printing new books for every academic year
  • Structured semester evaluation
  • Common grade book to evaluate the various language skills like Reading/Writing/Speech

Indicator 3.3

Teachers engage students in their learning through instructional strategies that ensure achievement of learning expectations.

Evidence:

  • Standard Grade book to monitor the class room performance and HW completion
  • Grading the HW and recording the areas which require improvement by the student

Indicator 3.4

School leaders monitor and support the improvement of instructional practices of teachers to ensure student success.

Evidence:

  • LMS monitoring reports

Indicator 3.5

Teachers participate in collaborative learning communities to improve instruction and student learning.

Evidence:

  • Periodic level wise meetings with other ATA school teachers to suggest and collaborate
  • ATA level specific Teacher orientation lessons
  • LMS/Moodle holds additional teaching aids and material

Indicator 3.6

Teachers implement the school’s instructional process in support of student learning.

Evidence:

  • Grade book weekly update with comments
  • Progress report
  • Weekly Parent communication

Indicator 3.7

Mentoring, coaching, and induction programs support instructional improvement consistent with the school’s values and beliefs about teaching and learning.

Evidence:

  • Teacher orientation for various levels
  • New teachers volunteer as substitute teachers & correcting student HW for few weeks for orientation and training
  • Teacher Hand Book

Indicator 3.8

The school engages families in meaningful ways in their children’s education and keeps them informed of their children’s learning progress.

Evidence:

  • Parents and Students have access to LMS to review the progress report
  • Student Hand Book
  • Teachers/Parents can view the calendar of events

Indicator 3.9

The school has a formal structure whereby each student is well known by at least one adult advocate in the school who supports that student’s educational experience.

Evidence:

  • Teachers can communicate to Students/parents by using LMS communication tool EasyCom
  • Upcoming assignments and other events can be updated and communicated via LMS

Indicator 3.10

Grading and reporting are based on clearly defined criteria that represent the attainment of content knowledge and skills and are consistent across grade levels and courses.

Evidence:

  • Teachers/Parents/Students can view the YTD grade book evaluation with comments
  • Structured progress report with YTD grade level of the student. This can be viewed by Teachers/Students/Parents using their own User ID and password.

Indicator 3.11

All staff members participate in a continuous program of professional learning.

Evidence:

  • ATA Teacher Orientation sessions
  • Knowledge sharing sessions
  • Software training sessions

Indicator 3.12

The school provides and coordinates learning support services to meet the unique learning needs of students.

Evidence:

  • Teacher orientation and new teaching aids via Moodle
  • Periodic Special skills training to Teachers