Standards 7 And 8 Of The Intasc Model Core Teacher Standards

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Standards 7 and 8 of the InTASC Model Core Teacher Standards address the Instructional Practice of planning for instruction and instructional strategies. Standard 7 states: “ The teacher plans instruction that supports every student in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content areas, curriculum, cross-disciplinary skills, and pedagogy, as well as knowledge of learners and the community context.” Standard 8 states: “The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage learners to develop deep understanding of content areas and their connections, and to build skills to apply knowledge in meaningful ways.” As I read Standards 7 and 8, I think about the importance of planning for each…show more content…
I used parental input along with classroom data to appraise Sabrina’s strengths and the skills were selected as the foundation for the curriculum development, given Sabrina’s age and the extent of her family involvement with her educational program. In this particular assignment, I worked with a 20 year old female name Sabrina. While completing this assignment, I used Sabrina’s descriptive evaluations of her educational progress including; data summaries for IEP goals and objectives and an ecological inventory in the form of a parent interview was used to identify sills for assessment. On August 26, 2016, the parent interview sheet went home to her parents. The interview sheet included five questions on things that are important to Sabrina including her current skills, skills used or needed within her home environment, and what is important to her parents for her future. The parents’ preferences for Sabrina’s skills development were taken into account for her current IEP goals and objections. To complete the chart, more information was needed in a few areas. These included: 1) clarification of the type of symbols and symbol format for Sabrina’s communication; 2) an assessment in Sabrina’s current skills in the area of vocational; 3) an assessment in Sabrina’s current skills in math and money skills; 4) an
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