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Learning: Theory to Practice

Description

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