The teacher demonstrates knowledge of the diverse ways in which students develop and learn by providing learning opportunities that support students' intellectual, physical, emotional and social development.
- Identifies individual, student and group differences (e.g.) intellectual, cultural, social)
- Gathers data from multiple sources on how students learn
- Uses appropriate services or resources to meet learners needs
- Draws on students' stages of development, learning styles, strengths and needs, to design instruction and inform educational programs
- Draws on students' experiences and family and community influences to design instruction and inform educational programs.
- Demonstrates understanding of and sensitivity to issues of diversity and equality during the design and assessment of instruction
- Makes appropriate accommodations and modifications for individual students who have specific learning differences or needs
- Uses appropriate services or resources to meet learners needs.
Coteaching students with special needs with Tracy Hobbs during my internship at Massabesic / 2013
I had privilege of working with three students with learning disabilities in a Book Arts course with Cathy Geren. I modelled and gave step-by-step instruction with the intent to guide each student toward independent art-making.
Observation at Bonny Eagle Middle School with
Occupational Therapist Nancy Parent / 2010
Observation at Massabesic High School with
Visual Arts teacher Cathy Geren / 2011