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Compare/Contrast Standards

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Comparing Teacher Standards
Jennifer A. Young
Grand Canyon University
SPE- 529N Special Education Foundations and Frameworks

Comparing Teacher Standards

| State Specific Standards & NCLB| NBPTS| CEC| INTASC| Teacher Qualifications | CONTENT KNOWLEDGE & SKILL-Teachers have in-depth understanding of the content they plan to teach.-Teachers provide multiple explanations and instructional strategies.-Teachers are leaders and mentors in schools and communities.-Teachers reflect on their practice and make necessary adjustments to enhance student learning.Qualified Educators-Teachers have earned different levels of degrees in education and have had experience in a classroom setting.-All teachers are knowledgeable in their subject areas and they understand all elements within their area of content.-Each teacher has their own mission that helps guide them through lessons within the classroom.-All teachers must be willing to continue their education to be able to stay up to date on in the world of education.| Knowledge of Students-Teachers of students with exceptional needs consistently use their knowledge of human development and learning, and observation to understand their students.Knowledge of Special Education-Teachers have a broad knowledge of the special education field and are able to draw on this knowledge to set meaningful goals for their students.| Foundations-Teachers must understand the field as an evolving and changing discipline based on philosophies, evidence-based principles and theories, laws and policies, diverse and historical points of view.-Teachers must also understand the influences of society on the special education field.Development of Learners-Teachers must be able to differentiate amid each student’s special disabilities and each type of learning mode.-Teachers will recognize the learning impact on students is not theirs alone but involves family and the...

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