Ch 12: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Educator Responsibilities

About This Chapter

As you study for the OAE APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) exam, be sure to complete this chapter to review educator responsibilities. See what it takes to become an effective teacher, the laws that outline your responsibilities as a teachers and how to deal with stress in the workplace.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Educator Responsibilities - Chapter Summary

Before you take the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) test, use this chapter to reinforce your understanding of the requirements you must meet as a teacher, the legal obligations of a teacher and ways of dealing with stress at work. These lessons are taught by expert instructors who are also available to answer any questions you have about these topics. Topics covered in this chapter include prepare you to answer questions about:

  • What it takes to become an effective teacher
  • The No Child Left Behind Act
  • Trends in special education
  • IDEA, Education for All Handicapped Children Act and Section 504 Regulations
  • Qualifications for special educations
  • Title IX
  • Work place stress and how to deal with it
  • Employee self-assessments

In addition to watching these videos, complete the lesson quizzes to improve your mastery of the material. Use the quizzes to find topics you don't fully comprehend, then return to the lesson videos to improve your understanding of the material. For an alternative review of the material, try reading the lesson transcripts.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Educator Responsibilities Chapter Objectives

The state of Ohio uses the OAE APK Adolescence to Young Adults (7-12) test to certify educators interested in teaching grades 7-12. On test day, you will be given 100 computer-administered multiple-choice questions and two written assignments in a three- hour testing session. Of the material covered in this exam, 50% belong to the domain of Assessments, Instruction and the Learning Environment, which includes a case study written response item. This chapter has been assembled to help you prepare questions in this domain on educator responsibilities.

11 Lessons in Chapter 12: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Educator Responsibilities
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Becoming an Effective Teacher

1. Becoming an Effective Teacher

Understanding the principles and theories of educational psychology is essential for teachers but simply understanding is not enough. Future teachers must embrace sound educational principles and seek opportunities for growth throughout their careers. This lesson will focus on the qualities of an effective teacher, including pedagogical content knowledge awareness, reflective teaching and action research.

No Child Left Behind: Summary, Pros & Cons

2. No Child Left Behind: Summary, Pros & Cons

The No Child Left Behind Act has been both influential and controversial since it was first passed over a decade ago. But what exactly is it? In this lesson, we'll explore the No Child Left Behind Act, including its pros and cons.

Current Trends in Special Education

3. Current Trends in Special Education

It has been estimated that 54% of students with disabilities are receiving their instruction in the regular classroom 80% or more of the day. With more students with disabilities receiving their instruction in the general education classroom, support for inclusion has increased.

IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary

4. IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary

It is important for all teachers to understand the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and how it impacts students with disabilities. This lesson discusses the six main principles of IDEA and how they are implemented in the classroom.

Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Summary & Impact

5. Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Summary & Impact

With all the different types of people out there, how do we make sure that every child gets a good education? In this lesson, we'll examine one of the laws that tries to answer that question: the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975.

What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?

6. What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a critical piece of legislation designed to protect individuals with disabilities. In this video, we will explore the components of Section 504 as well as how it impacts school-aged students.

How Students Qualify for Special Education Services

7. How Students Qualify for Special Education Services

Understanding how students qualify for special education services can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't have to be. In this video, we will break down the basics of special education qualification in the K-12 public school system.

Title IX & Gender Equity: Definition & Facts

8. Title IX & Gender Equity: Definition & Facts

Many people have heard of Title IX with regards to athletics, but did you know that it goes way beyond just letting girls play sports? In this lesson, we'll examine the scope of Title IX and its impact on education and gender equality.

Consequences of Stress at Work: Physiological, Psychological & Behavioral Symptoms

9. Consequences of Stress at Work: Physiological, Psychological & Behavioral Symptoms

Stress can affect individuals in many different ways on the job. Individual Stress consists of physiological, psychological and behavioral symptoms. All three behavioral symptoms can cause immense organizational distress.

How to Deal with Stress in the Workplace

10. How to Deal with Stress in the Workplace

Workplace stress is a mental or emotional strain on an individual due to specific work circumstances. Most individuals feel stress during their daily work. There are many techniques that can be used to help deal with stress in the workplace.

Employee Self-Assessment: Example & Concept

11. Employee Self-Assessment: Example & Concept

Successful people are able to use feedback from colleagues and managers to develop their skills and abilities. In this lesson, you'll learn the importance of soliciting and applying feedback from your most important critic - yourself.

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