Courses of Study: Education and Training

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

1.) Develop a personal philosophy of education.

2.) Critique research studies to identify effective teaching and learning practices.

3.) Describe the importance of evaluating the instructional climate of a learning community.

4.) Describe motivational techniques that enhance student achievement.

5.) Determine the reading level of various instructional materials.

6.) Determine classroom management strategies used at various grade levels.

7.) Develop scope and sequence charts, course outlines, unit plans, and lesson plans for a specific subject matter and grade level.

8.) Practice teaching a lesson plan for a specific subject and grade level.

9.) Design instructional resources for a specific subject and grade level to meet specific instructional goals and educational initiatives.

10.) Determine types of assessments used in evaluating student achievement.

Examples: true-false, multiple-choice, matching, essay, short answer, project, skills tests, portfolio, self-tests

11.) Explain steps in constructing tests.

12.) Describe assessments for specific knowledge and skills in a specific subject and grade level, including criterion reference, norm reference, rubric, formative, and summative.

13.) Identify community partnerships that enhance instructional programs at various levels.

14.) Describe a public relations program that promotes classroom and school support.

15.) Determine characteristics of professionalism in the educational workplace.

16.) Compare purposes of professional organizations in the field of education.

17.) Describe technology used to organize and manage the instructional program.

18.) Analyze career options and entrepreneurial opportunities related to the teaching field.