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Designing Effective Curriculum

Content Knowledge – The teacher uses content area knowledge, learning standards, appropriate pedagogy and resources to design and deliver curricula and instruction to impact student learning. Throughout the quarter in EDU6524 Curriculum Design, we have discussed the various components that … Continue reading

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Creating a Safe Environment

Learning Environment: The teacher fosters and manages a safe and inclusive learning environment that takes into account: physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. In education, it isn’t enough to simply teach students the content matter.  For students to learn, the learning … Continue reading

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Fostering Mathematical Discourse

4.0 Content Knowledge – The teacher uses content area knowledge, learning standards, appropriate pedagogy and resources to design and deliver curricula and instruction to impact student learning. EDMA6432 Elementary Math Methods, and applying the knowledge I gained through this course … Continue reading

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Professional Learning Communities

8. Professional Practice Criteria – The teacher participates collaboratively in the educational community to improve instruction, advance the knowledge and practice of teaching as a profession, and ultimately impact student learning. The importance of program standard 8 became more apparent … Continue reading

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Drawing on Content Knowledge, Standards, and Resources to Design Lessons – EDU6150 Course Reflection

4.  Content Knowledge: The teacher uses content area knowledge, learning standards, appropriate pedagogy and resources to design and deliver curricula and instruction to impact student learning. Program standard 4 discusses how proficient and effective teachers rely on a combination of … Continue reading

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EDTC6431 Final Project

During the final four weeks of Learning with Technology, each student created a lesson that integrates technology with course content.  As I will be student teaching in second grade, I chose to use a second grade Social Studies Standard as … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 6 – Helping Students Without Access to Technology Develop Competency

Question: What resources exist and how can we help students, who may not have access to technology at home, become competent users of technology systems? ISTE Standard 6’s objective is to have “students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, … Continue reading

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