Program Learning Outcomes
Integrated Elementary Education/Special Education Program (BS)
Candidate Effect on Student learning
Learn to assess their ability to plan effective instruction based on student outcomes.
Gauge and reflect on whether they are able to assess student outcomes using pre- and post-assessment.
Gain firsthand experience observing/working in classrooms and reflect on these experiences. They will be in a 1-6 general education classroom for four weeks and in a K-12 special education setting for ten weeks.
Student Teaching Portfolio
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.
Work in collaboration with others.
Plan a standard-based sequence of instruction using national and state standards.
Align assessments with meaningful learning objectives.
Differentiate instruction and make accommodations for students from diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Understand the importance of reflective practice and will provide strong evidence of their ability to reflect on their practice.