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|Standard 1. Subject Matter. A teacher must understand
the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines
taught and be able to create learning experiences that make these aspects
of subject matter meaningful for students.
| 1. Understand the "science" of developmental &
educational psychology and some of the findings and
STANDARDS : 2, 9
|Standard 2. Student Learning. A teacher must understand how students
learn and develop and must provide learning opportunities that support a
student's intellectual, social, and personal development.
Course Outcomes: 1, 2,3,6
|2. Know the capabilities and limitations of the developing child
so as to be a more effective parent, teacher, and consultant.
STANDARDS : 2, 7, 10
|Standard 3. Diverse Learning. A teacher must understand how students
differ in their approaches to learning and create instructional opportunities
that are adapted to students with diverse backgrounds and exceptionalities.
Course Outcomes: 2, 3, 9
|3. Describe in some detail the learner s/he is preparing to teach.
STANDARDS : 3, 7
|Standard 4. Instructional Strategies. A teacher must understand and use
a variety of instructional strategies to encourage student development of
critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
Course Outcomes: 6
|4. Become an advocate for the rights and needs of
children and adolescents.
STANDARDS : 10
|Standard 5. Learning Environment. A teacher must be able to use an understanding
of individual and group motivation and behavior to create learning environments
that encourage positive social interaction, active engagement in learning,
Course Outcomes: 7
|5. Explain the process of research in educational psychology and
give examples of research findings that contribute to teaching effectiveness.
STANDARDS : 9
|Standard 6. Communication. A teacher must be able to use knowledge
of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to foster
active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.
Course Outcomes: 7
|6. Compare and contrast the major theories of learning and instruction,
including the appropriateness and effectiveness of methodologies based on
STANDARDS : 2, 4, 7
|Standard 7. Planning Instruction. A teacher must be able to plan
and manage instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, students, the
community, and curriculum goals.
Course Outcomes: 2,3,6,9
|7. Describe approaches to classroom motivation and management,
including specific techniques based on these approaches.
STANDARDS : 5, 6
|Standard 8. Assessment. A teacher must understand and be able to
use formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the
continuous intellectual, social, and physical development of the student.
Course Outcomes: 8
|8. Describe a variety of philosophies and techniques for objectively
and constructively determining if instructional goals have been met.
STANDARDS : 8
|Standard 9. Reflections and Professional Development. A teacher
must be a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of
choices and actions on others, including students, parents, and other professionals
in the learning community, and who actively seeks out opportunities for professional
Course Outcomes: 1, 5,10
|9. Identify factors outside of the classroom which
influence studentsâ learning processes.
STANDARDS : 3, 7, 10
|Standard 10. Collaboration, Ethics, and Relationships. A teacher
must be able to communicate and interact with parents or guardians, families,
school colleagues, and the community to support student learning and well-being.
Course Outcomes: 2,4,9
|10. Articulate a personal model for learning, teaching, and evaluation
which is based on his/her philosophy of education, an understanding of the
learner, and a research base.
STANDARDS : 9
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