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Rhode Island Middle Level Competencies

 

Competency 1

Explains indicators of a learning environment that demonstrates an understanding of the emotional, social, physical, and psychological development of the middle school student 

Competency 2

Gains perspective on the function of interdisciplinary teams and about working effectively as a member of these teams 

Competency 3

Explains the rationale for advisory programs and the results of appropriate advising 

Competency 4

Understands the work of the PLC (collaborative work among faculty, parents, and administrators)  

Competency 5

Gains perspective on learning within and across disciplines through the integration of curriculum and/or literacy strategies 

Competency 6

Analyzes the use of appropriate “best practice” strategies that provide for the needs of middle level students and are respectful of gender, language, and cultural differences 

Competency 7

Analyze the use of a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies that accommodate the diverse needs and strengths of all students and are respectful of gender, language, and cultural differences 

Competency 8

Gain awareness of instructional programs and related activities which create a supportive learning environment for the middle school student.

 

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