EdSe3204 Fall 06:
General Instructional Methods (4 cr)

Instructors:
Helen Mongan-Rallis
Julia Williams
Trudie Hughes

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UMD Links & Resources

Technology Resources

Standards-Based Course Rubric

When you return to class on Dec 11th, we will have you use this course rubric to communication with one another about what you have learned and accomplished during this course. Use it to guide you as you complete your assignments at your apprenticeship site.

  • Rating mostly at a 3 = A
  • Ratings mostly at a 2 = B
  • Rating mostly at a 1 = C
Domains
1
2
3
4
Designing environment

In WebX discussions:

  • identify what is effective and
  • justify those examples from your own perspectives.

In WebX discussions:

  • identify what is effective and
  • justify those examples from your own perspectives across subject areas and grade levels.

In WebX discussions:

  • identify what is effective and
  • justify those examples from multiple students' perspectives across subject areas and grade levels.
3 plus....
Planning effective instruction
Lesson plan reflects level 1 for at least half of the elements on the lesson plan rubric
Lesson plan reflects more than half of the elements at level 1 on the lesson plan rubric
Lesson plan reflects level 1 on the lesson plan rubric
above a level 1..
Planning effective assessment
  • identify effective assessment observed in the field and describe large scale assessments used in placement site.
  • identify and justify effective assessment observed in the field and accurately describe large scale assessments used in placement site and
  • identify and justify effective assessment observed in the field and accurately describe large scale assessments used in placement site and
  • describe their effect on instruction.
3 plus....
Choosing effective strategies
  • Collect and describe both in the matrix and in WebX effective strategies observed in the blocks, in other UMD classes, and at apprenticeship site.
  • Collect and analyze effective strategies observed in the blocks, in other UMD classes, at apprenticeship site, and
  • explain from multiple perspectives, both in the matrix and in WebX discussions, pros and cons
  • Collect effective strategies observed in the blocks, in other UMD classes, at apprenticeship site, and
  • analyze the effectiveness of these strategies with readings and
  • explain from multiple perspectives, both in the matrix and in WebX discussions, pros and cons
3 plus....
Professional development

Using the course objectives as a guideline:

  • identify knowledge & skills gained and
  • identify what knowledge & skills you need in order to become an effective teacher.

Using the course objectives as a guideline:

  • identify knowledge & skills gained and
  • identify and discuss what knowledge & skills you need in order to become an effective teacher.

Using the course objectives as a guideline

  • accurately identify knowledge & skills gained and
  • justify (based on evidence) and explain what knowledge & skills you need in order to become an effective teacher.
3 plus....

 

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