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This podcast is part of the series: Alabama Quality Teaching Standards Demonstration Lessons
Governors Commission on Quality Teaching in cooperation with George Hall Elementary School, Mobile County Schools.
Part 1 of 4
This lesson starts with a short discussion of the class demographics, intended outcomes of the lesson, and methods of assessment to be used. The teacher begins instruction with a short review and quickly segues into multiple, hands-on activities dealing with fractions.
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Content Areas: Professional Development
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
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.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.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.D.2: Instructional Strategies [Knowledge of a wide range of research-based instructional strategies and the advantages and
disadvantages associated with each.]
AQTS_3.C.1: Mathematics [Knowledge of the role that mathematics plays in everyday life.]
AQTS_3.C.5: Mathematics [Ability to solve problems using different strategies, to verify and interpret results, and to
AQTS_3.C.6: Mathematics [Ability to communicate with others about mathematical concepts, processes, and symbols.]
AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]