Shared Vision

  1. Framework - Develop, articulate, and apply a Christian worldview to: the mission of the school, the nature of the learner, the role of the teacher, the nature of the subject matter, and the dynamics of the teaching/learning process.
  2. Professional Growth - Be an ethical, reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his/her choices and actions on others and who actively pursues opportunities to grow professionally.
  3. Community - Foster relationships with colleagues, parents and agencies in the larger community, to support student learning and well being.

Nature and Needs of Learners

  1. Student Development - Utilize knowledge of human learning and development to provide learning opportunities that support students' physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual growth.
  2. Diversity - Create instructional opportunities that are adapted to the needs of diverse learners, including learning differences related to culture, language, and ability.

Content and Professional Knowledge
  1. Content - Demonstrate understanding of the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) he/she teaches and create learning experiences that make these aspects of the subject matter meaningful for students.
  2. Technology - Use appropriate technology in the teaching and learning process.
Instructional Competence
  1. Planning - Plan instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, curriculum goals and standards, student differences, and the social and cultural characteristics of the community.
  2. Management - Create and maintain a learning environment that encourages responsible care for others, collaborative inquiry, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
  3. Instructional Strategies - Use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage students' development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
  4. Assessment - Understand and use formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, emotional, and social development of the student.
  5. Communication - Use effective communication to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.

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