Teacher Cadet Program Curriculum Standards
Theme 1: Experiencing Learning
Theme 2: Experiencing the Profession
exhibit leadership as advocates and agents of change for education. II.4.4: Students will assess the importance of service to the community and civic responsibility. II.4.5: Students will identify the services professional organizations provide for teachers.
APPLICATION AND INSTRUCTION: THE INTERNSHIP WITH A COOPERATING TEACHER III.2.1: Students will implement developmentally appropriate learning activities for all learners in order to build confidence, knowledge, and skills. AWARENESS AND REFLECTION HISTORY AND TRENDS III.2.2: Students will accommodate major physical, social, I.1.1: Students will analyze their strengths and areas for II.1.1: Students will trace the history of education in and personal challenges that can impede sucimprovement as learners. South Carolina and the United States. cessful learning. I.1.2: Students will evaluate themselves as diverse indi- II.1.2: Students will evaluate the educational philosoIII.2.3: Students will apply knowledge of learning styles, viduals, learners, and community members. phies that have influenced the issues in education multiple intelligences, Bloom’s Taxonomy, I.1.3: Students will examine and appreciate others’ today. brain-based strategies for learning, and classdiversity. II.1.3: Students will predict future educational move room management to instruction and assessment. I.1.4: Students will analyze the role of self-esteem in ments based on past and current events. OBSERVATION AND PREPARATION III.2.4: Students will design and deliver an effective learning and its contributing factors. III.1.1: Students will analyze their strengths and areas for lesson in a classroom setting that differentiates STRUCTURE AND GOVERNANCE improvement as potential teachers. instruction to accommodate all learners. STYLES AND NEEDS II.2.1: Students will compare the various types of III.1.2: Students will evaluate appropriate instructional III.2.5: Students will apply the components of effective I.2.1: Students will evaluate different learning styles. schooling. objectives after analysis of developmental stages classroom climate, management, and discipline. I.2.2: Students will identify the special needs and excep- II.2.2: Students will examine the governance structure of learners. tionalities of learners and determine how these of their local, state, and national educational III.1.3: Students will distinguish between desirable and needs affect the learning process. systems. undesirable teaching strategies and traits. I.2.3: Students will examine major physical, social, and III.1.4: Students will analyze ways in which a teacher’s personal challenges that can impede successful CERTIFICATION AND EMPLOYMENT personality, disposition, and cultural competence learning. II.3.1: Students will explore careers in education. impact instructional style and interaction. II.3.2: Students will describe the process and structure III.1.5: Students will defend effective teaching methodolGROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT of teacher certification. gies. ANALYSIS AND REFLECTION I.3.1: Students will differentiate among the physical sta- II.3.3: Students will identify the reasons for teacher III.1.6: Students will evaluate components of effective IV.1.1: Students will evaluate positive and negative ges of learners. shortages and the content and geographic areas classroom climate, management, and discipline. aspects of the teaching profession. I.3.2: Students will examine the cognitive stages of that are greatly impacted. III.1.7: Students will incorporate various technologies in IV.1.2: Students will describe, analyze, and think systemlearners. II.3.4: Students will demonstrate effective job application the planning of effective instruction and demoatically about their practice and reflect on their I.3.3: Students will distinguish between the moral stages and interview skills. strate its application. field experiences. of learners. III.1.8: Students will evaluate various assessment tecIV.1.3: Students will develop a personal philosophy of I.3.4: Students will analyze the steps in the psychosocial ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM niques. education. stages of learners. II.4.1: Students will recognize and analyze the current III.1.9: Students will design and deliver an effective IV.1.4: Students will submit requested data for program I.3.5: Students will apply an understanding or knowledge state code of educator conduct. lesson for instructor and peer feedback that differdevelopment and evaluation in a timely manner. of the developmental changes of learners. II.4.2: Students will identify and evaluate the Teacher’s entiates instruction to accommodate all learners. Bill of Rights. II.4.3: Students will understand how teachers can
Theme 3: Experiencing the Classroom
Theme 4: Experiencing Education
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