I Understand, I Can, I Am Model

As a Central College Teacher Preparation Candidate:

I UNDERSTAND…

  • learner development and differences (InTASC 1, 2)
  • the learning environment (InTASC 3)
  • my content (InTASC 4)
  • innovative application of content (InTASC 5)
  • multiple methods for assessing student learning (InTASC 6)
  • planning for instruction and instructional strategies (InTASC 7, 8)
  • the legal and ethical responsibilities in education.

I CAN…

  • model and facilitate the use of effective oral and written communication skills (InTASC 4, 8)
  • plan instruction by using knowledge of the content, cross disciplinary skills, individual learner differences, the community, and best practice to meet rigorous learning goals (InTASC 1, 2, 4, 7)
  • use differentiated strategies and connect concepts to encourage learners to develop deep understanding of the content (InTASC 4, 5, 8, 10)
  • use strategies, resources and technology to enhance critical/creative thinking and problem solving (InTASC 5, 10)
  • apply classroom management and motivational strategies to create positive, productive learning environments (InTASC 3)
  • make instructional decisions based on multiple methods of assessment (InTASC 6, 9)

I AM…

  • professional and ethical
  • collaborative (InTASC 10)
  • a committed learner (InTASC 4, 5, 7)
  • reflective and adaptable (InTASC 6, 8, 9)
  • a facilitator of learning (InTASC 3, 5)
  • self-directed (InTASC 5, 7)
  • a student advocate (InTASC 1, 2, 3)