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Susan Armenta Nick Faber Steven V. Griend Evelyn J. Gunn Donna Hilton Carol Midgett
 
  Introduction

  “No Greater Calling”

“Every Student’s Right”

  “Becoming the Best”

  “Leading Together”

  Tips for Schools

  Success Stories

  Share Your Story

Every Student’s Right:
A Competent Caring Teacher Segment: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

Below are links to video segments of this program, accompanied by summaries of those segments. In addition, you can click on the link below to download the Models of Teaching guide for this program. While you do not need the guide to watch the video, having it in front of you as you are watching might help you with the self-tutorial and the workshop sections in the guide. You will need to download the guide in order to complete the self-tutorial and the workshop questions.

Although you do not need the entire Models of Teaching guide for this section, you may wish to read through the other sections at another time. Bookmark this page so you can come back to it later.

Objective of Unit

Participants will discover the knowledge, skills and dispositions contained in the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) Standards, as well as ways to apply the Standards to teaching practice. Participants will particularly explore the relationship between INTASC Standards and learning experiences that are meaningful, effective and varied for all students.

Audience

This program was produced for pre-service teachers and educators. This unit is designed for both self-paced viewing and for facilitators.

Program Description

In order to participate in the self-tutorial and instructions, you will need to download the MOT guide.

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Segment 1The host opens by asking, "What makes great teachers?" He says that there is, of course, no magic potion, but that people have studied what great teachers know about their subject and their profession, as well as what they do in the classroom. One set of standards to help guide teachers toward becoming great is that of the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC). The video names the ten INTASC Standards (see Appendix 2.1).

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Segment 2Next is a seasoned educator who exemplifies great teaching, James Garvin, a fifth grade teacher. He teaches all disciplines to his students with great success. He points out that he has helped other teachers try to translate theory into something meaningful for their unique classroom experiences.

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Segment 3Ann Duffy, a teacher educator at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, reflects on the importance of INTASC in teaching her education students. While Duffy’s reference to the teacher-student relationship signifies interaction within a teacher education program at a university setting, it also applies to the teacher-student relationship within a K-12 classroom. The video portrays pre-service teachers presenting projects and discussing issues relevant to their pre-service experiences.

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Segment 4This segment looks at the changing situations and needs of teachers and students. One of those changes is an increasingly diverse student population. The video illustrates what one school district has done to address these changes through the DiŠlogo program.

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Segment 5This final segment focuses on reflective practice in teaching through the on-going process of observation, assessment, and adjustment. Todd Finley, a university supervisor, and Russell Hollaman, a new teacher, show how over time they improve and grow every facet of classroom performance.

Self-Tutorial

You will need to have downloaded the guide for this section.

Workshop

To request a VHS copy of Every Student’s Right (30 minute program for $20 or $45 for all three professional development series, programs 2-4), call UNC-TVís Customer Care at 1-888-292-7070.

All 4 programs in the series are available for $65.

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