Courses of Study: Education and Training

Education and Training, Grade 9 - 12, Education and Training, 2009

1.) Apply mathematical, reading, writing, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to effectively perform in the educational setting.

2.) Describe standards, policies, and procedures for an educational setting to ensure safe and healthy environments, including managing, reporting, and documenting emergency situations.

3.) Explain the impact of goal-setting, teamwork, and required skills in the field of education.

•  Recognizing the importance of FCCLA programs to the field of education
4.) Interpret the Alabama Quality Teaching Standards and the Alabama Code of Ethics for professional guidance.

5.) Determine professional organizations that impact the education profession.

6.) Analyze the organizational structure and funding sources for education in the United States at the national, state, and local levels.

7.) Identify the history, current trends, initiatives, and issues in education within the United States.

Examples: character education, reading, financial literacy, school safety

8.) Evaluate the impact of the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of learners of various ages on the teaching and learning processes.

Examples: preschool, elementary, intermediate, middle school, high school, college, adult learners

9.) Critique the role of the teacher, administrator, and professional support personnel in the educational system.

10.) Analyze characteristics of teachers, administrators, and professional support personnel for their effectiveness in the educational system.

11.) Describe effective communication skills required in the teaching, administration, and professional support services professions.

12.) Determine steps utilized in the teaching and learning processes.

13.) Describe an environment conducive to learning.

14.) Analyze learning styles and teaching methods to determine their impact on student achievement.

15.) Compare differences in student characteristics that impact the way in which curricula is planned, implemented, assessed and revised.

16.) Analyze the process of designing curricula for achieving student excellence.

17.) Compare types of data used to assess student achievement and to plan curricula.

18.) Determine the impact of technology on the field of education.

19.) Utilize information technology to assess, manage, and integrate effective data communication and documents in the field of education.

•  Utilizing charts and graphs to summarize data
20.) Analyze career options, credentials, and entrepreneurial opportunities related to the field of education.