MAT671 Appl Best Practice Strat in Cl

Lead Faculty: Dr. Lynne Anderson

Course Description

Upon completion of this course, participants will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities identified in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession. The emphasis is on developing a repertoire of Best Practice Teaching Strategies that can be applied to classroom instruction and assessment of diverse learners.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the Best Practices standards-based strategies to their teaching.
  • Reflect on their own teaching and its effectiveness for diverse learners.
  • Use student engagement and motivation strategies to accelerate learning and create intrinsically motivated Power Learners.
  • Demonstrate the use of interdisciplinary vocabulary building strategies and define how 20 minutes a day of vocabulary development increases student achievement across subject areas.
  • Demonstrate the use of Best Practices to develop the language proficiency of English learners.
  • Apply 21st century teacher and student questioning and problem solving to develop students' critical and creative thinking.
  • Reflect on the importance of interdisciplinary learning.
  • Apply Best Practice reading comprehension strategies for textual and digital reading.
  • Apply 21st century communication strategies.
  • Create a standards- based lesson incorporating and applying Best Practice teaching Strategies.