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Learning: Theory to Practice


Investigate how we learn, remember, and recall information. Examine characteristics of learners at different stages of development. Evaluate instructional practices that support learners' various needs.

Learning Objectives

  • Selects appropriate formative assessments to monitor learning.
  • Develop learning experiences that require students to demonstrate a variety of applicable skills and competencies.
  • Conveys high expectations of all students.
  • Maintains a climate of openness, inquiry, fairness, and support.
  • Adapts the learning environment to accommodate the differing needs and diversity of students.
  • Modify instruction to respond to preconceptions or misconceptions.
  • Apply varied instructional strategies and resources, including appropriate technology, to provide comprehensible instruction, and to teach for student understanding.
  • Support, encourage, and provide immediate and specific feedback to students to promote student achievement.
  • Utilize student feedback to monitor instructional needs and to adjust instruction.
  • Employ higher-order questioning techniques.
  • Examines and uses data-informed research to improve instruction and student achievement.

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summative.

5 Reflections - Learner synthesizes previous knowledge and course content in order to develop a narrative response.

The summative must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team

Author: Kathy Jones

Developed by Beacon Educator staff.

Course Last Updated: 2022