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Governors Commission on Quality Teaching in cooperation with Brighton Middle School, Jefferson County Schools
This lesson takes place in a first grade classroom. It begins with a series of group exercises utilizing manipulatives, music, and multiple forms of technology. It ends with transitions to small group activities differentatiated by ability.
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Content Areas: Math, Professional Development
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
AQTS_1.A.1: Academic Discipline(s) [Knowledge of the structure of the academic disciplines related to the subject-matter content areas of instruction and of the important facts and central concepts, principles, theories, and tools of inquiry associated with these disciplines.]
AQTS_1.A.2: Academic Discipline(s) [Knowledge of ways to organize and present content so that it is meaningful and engaging to all learners whom they teach (pedagogical content knowledge).]
AQTS_1.B.2: Curriculum [Ability to provide accommodations, modifications, and/or adaptations to the general curriculum to meet the needs of each individual learner.]
AQTS_1.B.3: Curriculum [Ability to select content and appropriately design and develop instructional activities to address the scope and sequence of the curriculum.]
AQTS_2.A.4: Human Development [Knowledge of developmentally appropriate instructional and management strategies.]
AQTS_2.A.6: Human Development [Ability to use knowledge about human learning and development in the design of a learning environment and learning experiences that will optimize each student's achievement.]
AQTS_2.B.6: Organization and Management [Ability to plan teaching and learning experiences that are congruent with the Alabama courses of study and appropriate for diverse learners.]
AQTS_2.C.3: Learning Environment [Ability to develop a positive relationship with every student and to take action to promote positive social relationships among students, including students from different backgrounds
AQTS_2.C.6: Learning Environment [Ability to use individual behavioral support plans to proactively respond to the needs of all
AQTS_2.D.6: Instructional Strategies [Ability to make developmentally appropriate choices in selecting teaching strategies to
assist diverse learners in meeting instructional objectives.]
AQTS_2.D.7: Instructional Strategies [Ability to evaluate, select, and integrate a variety of strategies such as cooperative
learning, discussion, discovery, problem-based learning, and direct instruction into a
coherent lesson design.]
AQTS_2.E.8: Assessment [Ability to provide a variety of ways for students with diverse needs, including
students with disabilities, to demonstrate their learning.]
AQTS_3.A.4: Oral and Written Communications [Ability to model appropriate oral and written communications.]
AQTS_3.C.1: Mathematics [Knowledge of the role that mathematics plays in everyday life.]
AQTS_3.D.2: Technology [Knowledge of the wide range of technologies that support and enhance instruction,
including classroom and school resources as well as distance learning and online learning
AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]
AQTS_4.D.4: Learning Styles [Ability to design learning experiences that engage all learning styles.]