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Standards and Propositions National Board
- Template 2019
- Section TMPL
- 3 Credits
- 02/06/2019 to 07/29/2100
- Modified 10/27/2022
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Prepares participants to fully investigate the 5 Core Propositions and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in their selected area of certificate. Participants will analyze their own teaching to identify the 5 Core Propositions as well as NBPTS standards in their learning environments. Once identified, participants are expected to be reflective practitioners and move toward incorporating developing accomplished teaching practices in daily teaching.
College of Education Mission
The mission of the College of Education is to prepare competent and caring educators who understand students, serve the community and develop professionally to become ethical decision-makers and leaders.
Candidates will understand the Five Core Propositions and the National Board Standards in their certificate area and their impact on enhancing student learning.
SERVING THE COMMUNITY
Candidates will analyze their own learning community to identify and develop relationships with resources both in and out of the school community (colleagues, caregivers, community resources, etc.) to enhance student learning.
FINDING OUR PROFESSIONAL SELVES
Candidates will reflect on their own professional development, professional responsibilities, and collaborative work and the key role they play in enhancing student learning.
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By the conclusion of the course, each participant will be able to do the following:
- Examine the Five Core Propositions. (NBPTS 1, ,2, 3, 4, 5)
- Identify and analyze the Five Core Propositions within professional teaching. (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
- Reflect on the Five Core Propositions and the impact on student learning. (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
- Examine the National Board Standards in professional certificate area. (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and Certificate Standards)
- Reflect on teaching practices utilizing National Board Standards in professional certification area. (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and Certificate Standards)
Candidates will participate in discussion topics requiring a reflective response and thoughtful feedback to others. The discussion assignments relate to topics pertaining to the Five Core Propositions and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
- Course outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
- NBTS Core Propositions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and NBTS Certificate Standards
Candidates will complete reflection assignments to demonstrate an understanding and application of the Five Core Propositions and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards within their teaching environment.
- Course Outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
- NBTS Core Propositions: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and NBTS Certificate Standards
This course builds on a meaningful learning experience that occurs outside traditional settings in which candidates are currently participating or recently concluded. In that experience, candidates interacted with generative topics based on current theory and research-based best practices. This course allows candidates the opportunity to extend, apply, and demonstrate their learning from that experience with activities that are aligned with academic outcomes and applicable state and national standards.
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