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2 - Pedagogy

On this page provide a meaningful, reflective portfolio summary along with links to the supporting evidence artifacts. Provide evidence of the ability to apply knowledge of human growth, development, and learning theory to design and implement instruction; assess learning and differentiate instruction; design, adopt, implement, and advocate for accommodations including assistive communicative devices, assistive technologies, and multiple strategies to meet the needs of all students.

(Suggested artifacts to attach below: related course assignments or research papers, lesson and unit plans, sample K-12 student work, classroom management plan from EN406/506 or EN408/508, entries from field experience journals, and field supervisor evaluations.) 


PSMT #2 - Instructional Design and Assessment
Facilitation of learning and achievement of all students (in accordance with the SBE Universal Education Policy), including the ability to:
2.a. Apply knowledge of human growth, development, and learning theory to design and implement instruction for the continuing development of students’ cognitive, affective, physical, emotional, and social capacities;
2.b. Assess learning to maximize student achievement and to accommodate differences in backgrounds, learning modes, disabilities, aptitudes, interests, levels of maturity, and achievement;
2.c. Understand the connections between instructional decisions and assessment data.  Use formal and informal, as well as formative and summative, assessments to evaluate learning and ensure the academic achievement of all students;
2.d. Discern the extent to which personal belief systems and values affect the instructional process and adjust instruction and interactions accordingly;
2.e. Differentiate instruction in an environment that facilitates each student’s learning and access to an equitable education;
2.f.  Design and implement instruction based on Michigan Curriculum Framework (MCF), using multiple approaches to accommodate the diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs of students, and modify instruction based on assessment data;
2.g. Understand, design, and implement assessments using multiple approaches to accommodate diverse backgrounds, abilities and needs of students;
2.h. Exercise informed judgment in planning and managing time and resources to attain goals and objectives;
2.i.  Promote literacy in a variety of contexts, (e.g., numeric, graphic, textual, multi-media, artistic, and digital); and
2.j.  Design, adopt, and implement accommodations including assistive communicative devices, assistive technologies, and multiple strategies to enhance learning opportunities according to each student’s needs.

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