This course focuses on enhancing learning at the secondary level. Current trends and issues affecting the secondary classroom are examined, including communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. Participants develop and evaluate standards-based instruction, curricular materials, and assessment strategies aligned to 21st-century skills.
Explain the role of communication in global society
List strategies to develop creativity and critical thinking.
Explain the value of creativity in a global society.
Secondary Education: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Illustrate the connection between globalization and education.
Identify trends, challenges, and issues.
Analyze shifting demographics.
Purposes and Principles of Assessment
Analyze the assessment process.
Critique the reporting of student achievement.
Explain the language of assessment.
All objectives apply.
Professional Roles and Responsibilities
Determine best practices for creating a positive learning environment.
Describe the characteristics of intelligent behavior.
Summarize legal guidelines.
The 21st Century Classroom
Integrate technology to enhance learning.
Identify strategies for building cultural competency.
Compare management strategies.
Create a plan for effective student-centered instruction.
Analyze curriculum choices for the 21st century.
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