of Secondary Education
teachers are expected to achieve the following:
Collect and use data gathered from a variety
of sources, including both traditional and alternate assessment
strategies. Furthermore, the teacher can identify and
match the student's instructional plan with their cognitive,
social, linguistic, cultural, emotional, and physical needs.
Collaborate with the cooperating teacher,
other student teachers, and the teacher education supervisor
to foster collegiality and to build a support network.
Effectively communicate in the classroom
and in the school community. S/he is in the process of
acquiring additional techniques, which s/he will use in the
improvement Realize that s/he is in the
initial stages of a lifelong learning process and that self-reflection
is one of the key components of that process. The teacher's
continued professional improvement is also characterized by
work with immediate colleagues and teammates and meeting the
goals of a personal, professional development plan.
thinking Acquire performance assessment
techniques and strategies that measure higher order thinking
skills in students and build a repertoire of realistic projects
and problem-solving activities designed to assist all students
in demonstrating their ability to think creatively.
Establish a comfortable environment which
accepts and fosters diversity. Demonstrate knowledge and
awareness of varied cultures and linguistic backgrounds and
model behaviors such as acceptance, tolerance, resolution, and
Adhere to the Code of Ethics and Principles of
Professional Conduct of the Education Profession in Florida.
Development and Learning Plan instructional
activities drawing upon well-established human development/learning
theories and concepts and a variety of information about students.
and Resourcefulness Demonstrate initiative
and resourcefulness to enhance teaching and make informed decisions
about the community and the school through participation in
co-curricular activities and other school functions.
of Subject Matter Demonstrate knowledge
of the subject matter and apply it appropriately and effectively.
Understand that the subject is linked to other disciplines and
can be applied to real world integrated settings.
Environments Create effective learning environments
and use a variety of techniques and strategies, including some
that provide opportunities for student input into the processes.
Set high expectations for all students and
work with other professionals to design learning experiences
that meet students' needs and interests. S/he continually
seeks advice/information from appropriate resources including
feedback, interprets the information, and modifies plans appropriately.
Behaviors s Demonstrate professional behavior
by implementing district policies, reporting promptly and regularly
to teaching and related duties, completing all assignments in
a timely and thorough manner, practicing fairness, maintaining
confidentiality when appropriate, and being a role model for
of the Teacher Communicate and work cooperatively
with families and colleagues to improve the educational experiences
at the school.
Use technology as available at the school
site and as appropriate to the learner. Provide students
with opportunities to use technology. Use technology to
manage, evaluate, and improve instruction.