With the end of most religious education program years occurring, this is a good time for catechists to do a little bit of self assessment. Feel free to use the following by yourself, with a peer or group of peers, or with your DRE.
1 = poor/I disagree
2 = fair/I somewhat disagree
3 = good/I somewhat agree
4 = excellent/I agree
|I became more aware of my vocation as a catechist||1||2||3||4|
|I took time to deepen my own understanding of the teachings of the Church||1||2||3||4|
|I faithfully practiced my faith, participating in the life of the Church||1||2||3||4|
|I paid attention to my own spiritual life and sought to grow spiritually||1||2||3||4|
|I dedicated adequate time to planning my lessons||1||2||3||4|
|I was welcoming to my students||1||2||3||4|
|I got to know my student’s names quickly||1||2||3||4|
|I became very familiar with the textbook/resources I was using||1||2||3||4|
|I covered the material that I was responsible to cover||1||2||3||4|
|I was prepared for my classes (materials, equipment, etc.)||1||2||3||4|
|I used a variety of activities to keep the students engaged||1||2||3||4|
|I made adjustments for various learning styles/special needs in my classroom||1||2||3||4|
|I prepared my learning environment||1||2||3||4|
|I kept my students engaged in the learning process||1||2||3||4|
|I included opportunities for prayer in each session||1||2||3||4|
|I became a more effective prayer leader||1||2||3||4|
|I effectively handled discipline challenges||1||2||3||4|
|I tried new things to stretch myself and widen my “repertoire”||1||2||3||4|
|I kept a good sense of humor||1||2||3||4|
|I included Scripture in my sessions||1||2||3||4|
|I integrated technology in my sessions (CD, DVD, VCR, computer, PowerPoint, etc.)||1||2||3||4|
|I facilitated effective class discussions when appropriate||1||2||3||4|
|I effectively assessed the progress of my students||1||2||3||4|
Thank you so much for this resource! I always try to come up with some kind of assessment tool for the PCLs in our diocese, and it is delightful not to have to “re-invent the wheel” each time!
You’re welcome, Sister!
Can we access the assessment or other post in a pdf or word document
What a great evaluation! I appreciate how broad it is. Thanks!
What a great tool! Thank you so much.
THANK YOU FOR THIS AMAZING SELF-REFLECTION TOOL! EACH SELF-REFLECTION MAKES US A BETTER VERSION OF WHO WE ARE AND THE WAY GOD WANTS US TO BE!