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 Curriculum Overview

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Subject Matter State frameworks and academic content standards: English/language arts, mathematics, science, social science; English learners; physical education; students with special needs Content specific pedagogies: English/language arts, mathematics, science, social science; English learners Content specific pedagogies: English/language arts, mathematics, science; social science, visual and performing arts, physical education and health Growth in integrated instruction:  English/language arts, mathematics, science, social science, visual and performing arts, physical education and health instruction
Assessment Basic principles of assessment Assessment specific to subject matter, monitoring students during instruction Literacy assessment; case study; record keeping; standardized testing; mathematics assessment Multiple assessment strategies
Engaging and Supporting Knowledge of students and community; English learners; developmentally appropriate practices Child development English learners; learners with special needs; educational applications of technology Learning theory; child development; accommodations for learners with special needs; learning theory, motivation, self-concepts; cooperative learning Adapting instruction for students with special needs; instructional resources
Planning Lesson planning:  Planning based on student needs, aligning the standards, objectives, activities and assessment; instructional strategies, models of instruction Sequencing of instruction and unit planning; models of instruction; subject matter planning; integration of technology Long-range planning; expanded classroom management plan; electronic record keeping; cooperative learning; multiple assessment measures; instructional technology Community-based integrated unit for social science;; instructional resources; differentiated instruction
Environments Classroom management; use of instructional time; introduction to models of discipline; parent communication; community context Adaptations and accommodations; introduction to cooperative learning; materials management Modification of classroom management plan; adaptations and modifications appropriate for students with special needs applied to all areas of the curriculum; models of discipline Supporting all students; managing technology; adaptations and modifications
Developing as a Professional Technology: attitudes towards schooling; legal and ethical responsibilities, student study teams and reflections on lesson implementation and Teaching Performance Expectations History of schooling; professional development plan; reflections on lesson implementation and Teaching Performance Expectations Privacy, safety and bias related to technology; reflections on lesson implementation and Teaching Performance Expectations; Student Study Team process Professional development plan; reflections on lesson implementation and Teaching Performance Expectations; RICA review; presentation of evidence in professional portfolio
Assessment of Candidates Academic and performance outcome documentation Academic and performance outcome documentation;  Academic and performance outcome documentation;  Academic and performance outcome documentation; showcase portfolio addressing Teaching Performance Expectations organized by CSTP; edTPA (plan, teach, videorecord and analyze a differentiated, standards based sequence of lessons 1 and analyze academic language); RICA