Module: Mentor Professional Knowledge
- Real World Case
- Facilitator's Guide
(This topic has 3 cycles, each with its own set of objectives)
Cycle 1: Knowledge of Standards Module objective: This module will support mentors in examining subject matter and grade level standards. The participants will also examine differentiated and multicultural instruction. Using the Common Core State Standards, participants will design a lesson for culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Cycle 2: Assessment of Students Module objective: This module will support mentors in their understanding of student assessment. The participants will become familiar with both formative and summative assessment tools to support and guide new teachers in their ability to impact student learning.
Cycle 3: Formative Assessment of Beginning Teachers Module objective: This module will support mentors in their understanding of adult learning. The participants will become familiar with the principles of adult learning. In addition, they will examine the standards for teaching performance and learn how to assess new teachers' knowledge base and repertoire of teaching strategies.