Education Major

Intended Learning Outcomes

Teacher candidates will demonstrate:

  1. an understanding of how to employ a culturally responsive-sustaining framework to affirm their students’ cultural identities, cultivate student-centered learning, and teach critical thinking skills.
  2. that they are reflective practitioners who continually evaluate the effects of choices and actions on others (students, parents, and other professionals in the learning community), adjust their plans, instruction, and assessments accordingly, and actively seek out opportunities for professional growth to continually increase their teaching effectiveness. 
  3. essential professional qualities, including self-awareness, reliability, flexibility, integrity, and commitment.
  4. the ability to plan and facilitate instruction based on knowledge of subject matter (including the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of their disciplines), students, learning theory, the community, and curriculum goals.
  5. the ability to assess student learning both formatively and summatively, using a variety of strategies.

December 2020