Explains indicators of a learning environment that demonstrates an understanding of the emotional, social, physical, and psychological development of the middle school student
Gains perspective on the function of interdisciplinary teams and about working effectively as a member of these teams
Explains the rationale for advisory programs and the results of appropriate advising
Understands the work of the PLC (collaborative work among faculty, parents, and administrators)
Gains perspective on learning within and across disciplines through the integration of curriculum and/or literacy strategies
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
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
Gain awareness of instructional programs and related activities which create a supportive learning environment for the middle school student.