Use an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self motivation.
Higher Order Thinking Skills
- I can identify measurable and course specific learning outcomes.
- I can identify student focused and engaging learning experiences.
- I can identify formative and summative opportunities for students
- I can identify tools for student feedback to include student point of views in planning and instruction to build ownership of the curriculum.
- I can explain different ways to motivate students and provide successful learning and leadership experiences through the curriculum.
- I can explain the key elements of a positive physical environment (chair groupings, lighting etc).
- I can explain what differentiation is and its importance to individual student success.
- I can explain what student engagement techniques are and their positive influence on classroom management components.
- I can identify and implement “Hooks” “Transitions” and “NonVerbal” engagement techniques.
- I can articulate the characteristics of high-level preparation strategies such as Instructor Presence, Withitness and creating Transparent Assignments.
- I can select and implement a variety of differentiated and engaging strategies to show students are successfully meeting learning outcomes.
- I can develop and implement several informal classroom assessment techniques (CATs) such as Think-Pair-Share, Virtual Field Trips and Send a problem activities to build knowledge and teamwork.
- I can choose a method of instruction that is aligned with my student learning outcomes, materials, and assessment that incorporates skills for student success such as note-taking and time management.
- I can scaffold in-class activities aligned with my learning outcomes, materials, and assessment.
- I can design learning experiences where I differentiate instruction based on my students’ needs both academically and socially.
- I can design student engagement techniques that challenge my students to think critically and engage in collaborative problem solving.
- I can integrate high-level preparation strategies to my class such as Instructor Presence, Withitness and creating Transparent Assignments.