Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
LO 1 Learner Development
Identify and analyze the psychological, cognitive, emotional, and physical characteristics of typically developing children and adolescents, with specific consideration to disabilities and cultural and linguistic diversity.
LO 2 Learning Differences
Identify the current and inclusive philosophies for differentiating instruction to analyze, improve, and facilitate instruction for diverse learners.
LO 3 Learning Environments
Describe and model the use of learning environments that support and empower collaboration and learning through respectful, reciprocal relationships.
LO 4 Content Knowledge
Demonstrate the mastery of diverse content areas and apply developmentally appropriate approaches to enhance children’s learning and development.
LO 5 Skill Development for Connections
Develop excellent written, verbal, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, which will allow the elementary educator to effectively make connections between prior knowledge/experience and new learning for their students.
LO 6 Identify Types and Purposes of Assessment
Identify types and purposes of assessment and begin to interpret student data to plan instruction.
LO 7 Professionalism
Identify and conduct themselves as elementary educators who model self-care and use reflection and ethical guidelines to advocate for sound educational practices and policies.
LO 8 Leadership
Demonstrate leadership as elementary educators who collaborate with learners, families, colleagues, other school professionals, and community members to ensure learner growth, and to advance the profession.
This program aligns with all the college’s core competencies.