JLBC Indicators in Action
All JLBC teachers use prompting/cueing.
JLBC Classroom Instruction: Expecting and monitoring sound instruction in a variety of modes/Teacher-directed whole class or small group instruction—Summary and confirmation of Learning
All teachers reteach when necessary.
All teachers review with drilling/class recitation. All teachers review with questioning.
All teachers summarize vital concepts.
Classroom Instruction: Expecting and monitoring sound instruction in a variety of modes/Teacher-Student Interaction
All JLBC teachers encourage students to paraphrase, summarize, and relate. All teachers encourage students to check their comprehension.
All teachers verbally praise students.
Classroom Instruction: Expecting and monitoring sound instruction in a variety of modes/Student-direct- ed small-group, and independent work
All JLBC teachers travel to all areas in which students are working.
All teachers interact with JLBC students (explaining, checking, and giving feedback).
All JLBC teachers interact managerially with students (reinforcing rules and procedures).
All JLBC teachers interact socially with students (noticing and attending to ill students, asking about the weekend, inquiring about the family).
Classroom Instruction: Expecting and monitoring sound instruction in a variety of modes/Computer-based instruction
When instruction is computer-based, students are engaged and on task.
When instruction is computer-based, all teachers assess student mastery in ways other than those provided
by the computer program.
Classroom Instruction: Expecting and monitoring sound homework practices and communication with parents
All JLBC teachers systematically report to parents the student’s mastery of specific standards-based objectives. All JLBC teachers maintain a file of communication with parents.
All JLBC teachers regularly assign homework (4 or more days a week).
All teachers check, mark, and return tasks.
Classroom Instruction: Expecting and monitoring sound classroom management
All teachers maintain well-organized student learning material.
All JLBC teachers use a variety of instructional modes.
When waiting for assistance from the JLBC teacher, students are occupied with curriculum-related activities pro- vided by the teacher.
All JLBC teachers display classroom rules and procedures in the classroom.
All JLBC teachers reinforce classroom rules and procedures by positively reteaching them. All JLBC teachers correct students who do not follow classroom rules and procedures.