Education Department Goals

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Education Department - Hendrix College    
DOMAIN A:  Organizing Content Knowledge for Student Learning DOMAIN B:  Creating a Positive Learning Environment DOMAIN:  C  Teaching for Student Learning DOMAIN D:  Developing as a Professional Teacher DOMAIN E:  Assessing for Student Learning
         
A.1.  Understand and exhibit awareness of students’ background knowledge and experiences. B.1.  Creates a climate that promotes fairness. C.1.  Making learning objectives and instructional procedures clear to students. D.1. Reflecting on the extent to which the learning objectives were met.  Reflections are based on major schools of thought about schooling, teaching, and learning. E.1.  Create evaluation strategies that align with the objectives of the lesson and matches student characteristics.
A.2.  Articulate clear learning goals and objectives that are appropriate for student learning. B.2.  Establish and maintain rapport with students. C.2.  Making content comprehensible to students. D.2  Use practical actions to help students who are not meeting the learning objectives. E.2.  Uses multiple assessment methods that provide formative information about students.
A.3.  Demonstrate an understanding of the content that was covered in the past, present, and future. B.3.  Exhibits enthusiam in teaching. C.3.  Encourage students to extend their thinking. D.3.  Building professional relationships to share teaching insights and learning activities. E.3.  Develop and demonstrate proficiencies that support learning by all students as shown in their work with students with exceptionalities and those from diverse ethnic, racial, gender, and socieconomic groups in classrooms and schools. 
A.4.  Create and/or select teaching methods, learning activities, and instructional materials and other resources that align with the state and/or national standards, lesson objectives, and are developmentally appropriate. B.4.  Communicates challenging learning expectations to each student. C.4.  Monitor students' understanding of content through a variety of means, providing feedback to students to assist learning, and adjusting learning activities as the situation demands. D. 4.  Understand the importance of communicating with parents or guardians about students. E.4.  Collect data on student learning, analyze them, reflect on their work, and develop strategies for improving learning.
  B.5.  Establish and maintain consistent standards of classroom behavior and management. C.5.  Use instructional time effectively.   E.5.  Assess students throughout the instructional process.
  B.6.  Prepares and manages technology for effective learning.     E.6.  Analyze educational research finds.
  B.7.  Making the physical environment conducive to learning.