4f. Teachers help students work in teams and develop leadership qualities.

Standard 4: Teachers facilitate learning for their students

Teachers teach the importance of cooperation and collaboration. They organize learning teams in order to help students define roles, strengthen social ties, improve communication and collaborative skill, interact with people from different cultures and backgrounds, and develop leadership qualities.

Critical Elements: Planning, Learning Experiences

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Learning Experiences

The Learning Experiences area of performance on the Map of Pedagogical Knowledge is constructed from the student point of view. We ask first, “What are students experiencing in their environment? What are the attributes of the activity? What is it like from the student’s perspective to be participating in this activity? Then we ask the… [read more]


Planning

Creating a lesson plan is an integral part of each teacher’s day. The lesson plan answers the most basic question: “What are we doing in class today?” The centerpiece of planning is the lesson: the period of planned time in which students engage in content through experiences the teacher has designed. Planning helps teachers focus… [read more]

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