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12.

Demonstrate an understanding of the professional, legal, and ethical obligations of the teaching profession,

including:

a.

taking responsibility for student academic learning outcomes,

b.

knowing and applying professional and ethical obligations, and

c.

knowing and applying legal obligations.

13.

Demonstrate the ability to grow professionally as a teacher, including:

a.

evaluating teaching practice and subject matter knowledge, and

b.

using reflection and feedback to improve teaching practice and subject matter knowledge.

Single Subject Teaching Credential

1.

Demonstrate subject-specific pedagogical skills for single subject teaching assignments, including:

a.

understanding the state-adopted academic content standards,

b.

understanding how to teach the subject matter in standards,

c.

planning instruction that addresses the standards, and

d.

demonstrating the ability to teach to the standards.

2.

Demonstrate the ability to monitor student learning during instruction, including:

a.

determining student progress toward achieving the state-adopted academic content standards, and

b.

using instructional strategies and techniques to support students’ learning.

3.

Demonstrate the ability to interpret and use assessments, including:

a.

understanding a range of assessments,

b.

using and interpreting a range of assessments, and

c.

giving feedback on assessment results.

4.

Demonstrate the ability to make content accessible, including:

a.

addressing state-adopted academic content standards;

b.

prioritizing and sequencing content; and

c.

selecting and using various instructional strategies, activities, and resources to facilitate student learning.

5.

Demonstrate the ability to promote student engagement, including:

a.

understanding of academic learning goals,

b.

ensuring active and equitable participation,

c.

monitoring student progress, and

d.

extending student thinking.

6.

Demonstrate the ability to select and employ developmentally appropriate practices, including:

a.

understanding important characteristics of the learners,

b.

designing instructional activities, and

c.

providing developmentally appropriate educational experiences.

7.

Demonstrate the ability to teach English learners, including:

a.

understanding and applying theories, principles, and instructional practices for English Language

Development;

b.

understanding how to adapt instructional practices to provide access to the state-adopted student content

standards; and

c.

drawing upon student backgrounds and language abilities to provide differentiated instruction.

8.

Demonstrate the ability to learn about students including:

a.

understanding child and adolescent development,

b.

understanding how to learn about students,

c.

using methods to learn about students, and

d.

connecting student information to learning.

9.

Demonstrate the ability to plan instruction, including:

a.

establishing academic learning goals;

b.

connecting academic content to the students’ backgrounds, needs, and abilities; and

c.

selecting strategies/activities/materials/resources.

10.

Demonstrate the ability to allocate and manage instructional time.

11.

Demonstrate the ability to promote a positive social environment, including: