||This course is an introduction to the career of teaching, along with the development of technology skills. Specific variables related to teaching as a profession are explored including professional roles and responsibilities, students, curriculum and the structure of schools. This course is to be taken concurrently with ED 2206.
- Describe the standards of professional conduct in the Code of Ethics for Minnesota Teachers.
- Comprehend the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of the teaching profession.
- Show understanding of teachers' and school officials' legal obligations to provide equal educational opportunities, including appropriate education for students with disabilities.
- Report on teachers' and school officials' legal obligations to ensure confidentiality, privacy, and due process for students.
- Communicate understanding of teachers' and school officials' legal obligations to report known or suspected abuse or neglect.
- Create activities that can be used to implement Minnesota learning standards in PreK-12 classrooms.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to issues of disability, gender, sexual orientation, and cultural difference.
- Appraise how students' social environment, family circumstances, economic conditions, and health may affect learning, and how instructional practices may be adjusted in response to these influences.
- Establish an understanding of the interaction of schools with the larger society and the influence of parents, taxpayers, and other educational stakeholders on curriculum, school administration, and education policy.
- Examine choice, accountability, inclusion, and other education policy developments and their implications for P-12 teaching and learning.
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