Ms. Flint had a friend who is fluent in Spanish translate her letter since some of her students’ families speak Spanish in the home. The letter Ms. Flint sent home was in English on one side and Spanish on the other.
Overall rating: Four BP ratings equal an overall BP rating.
Uses a single, formal method to interact with every student's family
Uses multiple methods and occasions to mobilize Students’ key influencers (e.g., parents, guardians, other relatives, coach, pastor, etc.)
Based on an understanding of individual students and their key influencers, customizes interactions in order to mobilize each students’ key influencers to invest students in working hard toward the Big Goal
Provides basic information and respectfully requests help when students are not working hard
Shares knowledge and skills on how the influencers and the teacher can accelerate the students’ progress
Ensures that students’ influencers are equipped to invest and advocate for students beyond this school year, in addition to sharing knowledge and skills on how the influencer and the teacher can work together to accelerate the student's progress
Shares positive news of student performance on an absolute scale
Shares positive news of student performance on a relative scale
Shows influencers how to monitor students’ performance and recognize progress
Successfully informs students’ families of basic information
Successfully involves students’ key influencers
Successfully invests students’ key influencers
Rating: BPStrand 1: The number of strategies teacher uses to interact with students’ influencers and the extent to which strategies are customized.
Rating: BPStrand 2: The information teacher shares with student influencers, and the extent to which teacher enables student influencers to act on the information.
Rating: BPStrand 3: The type of positive information teacher provides influencers about students’ academic progress.
Rating: BPStrand 4: The extent to which the teacher mobilizes student influencers.