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Monday, January 26

A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.

current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Masters of Elementary Education

Program Learning Outcomes

Candidate Effect on Student Learning

Students will learn to assess their ability to plan effective instruction based on student outcomes.

Students will gauge and reflect on whether they are able to assess student outcomes using pre and post assessment.

Students will learn to plan effective instruction based on state standards and assessment data.

Lesson Planning

Students will learn how to plan a standard-based sequence of instruction using national and state standards.

Students will learn how to align assessments with meaningful learning objectives.

Students will learn how to differentiate instruction for different learning needs.

Work in collaboration with others.

Student Teaching Portfolio

Students will learn how to align activities with curriculum objectives, state and national standards.

Write clear objectives and plan developmentally appropriate lesion plans based on student needs.

Differentiate instruction and use appropriate scaffolding thereby ensuring that all students can learn.

Use effective instructional techniques and maintain a positive environment in the classroom.

Reflect on their performance and its effect on student understanding.