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Secondary Education, BA/BS

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome Research: Research Policy and Advocacy

Educators understand, evaluate, and critique how research may or may not inform and improve educational practices
Objective 18 The candidate uses meaningful research on educational issues and policies

Outcome SEC-UG-A InTASC 2: Learning Differences

The teacher uses understanding of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities to ensure inclusive learning environments that enable each learner to meet high standards.
Objective 1 2(a) The teacher designs, adapts, and delivers instruction to address each student’s diverse learning strengths and needs and creates opportunities for students to demonstrate their learning in different ways.
Objective 2 2(b) The teacher makes appropriate and timely provisions (e.g., pacing for individual rates of growth, task demands, communication, assessment, and response modes) for individual students with particular learning differences or needs.

Outcome SEC-UG-B InTASC 7: Planning for Instruction

The teacher plans instruction that supports every student in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content areas, curriculum, cross-disciplinary skills, and pedagogy, as well as knowledge of learners and the community context.
Objective 1 7(d) The teacher plans for instruction based on formative and summative assessment data, prior learner knowledge, and learner interest.

Outcome SEC-UG-C InTASC 8: Instructional Strategies

The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage learners to develop deep understanding of content areas and their connections, and to build skills to apply knowledge in meaningful ways.
Objective 1 8(b) The teacher continuously monitors student learning, engages learners in assessing their progress, and adjusts instruction in response to student learning needs.
Objective 2 8(f) The teacher engages all learners in developing higher order questioning skills and metacognitive processes.

Outcome Social: Relationship between School and Society

Educators examine, analyze, understand and explain the multiple interconnections between school and society
Objective 19 The candidate understands schools as organizations within a historical, cultural, political, and social context.