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Standards & Frameworks in Instructional Planning - Chapter Summary
Whether you're learning standards and frameworks in instructional planning for the first time or want to brush up on your knowledge, this chapter can help. Top instructors have created quality lessons that make it easy to understand ways to plan courses that meet students' needs. Lessons examine Common Core, district, state and national education standards and also discuss how to plan lessons that meet these standards.
Once you're finished with this chapter, you will be prepared for the following:
- Describing the importance of standard-based education
- Listing resources for district, state and national education standards
- Discussing Common Core and how to teach according to its standards
- Explaining how to design instruction around student goals and government standards
- Identifying tips and strategies for teaching to course standards
Lessons are available any time, day or night, via your computer, smartphone or tablet. Review them in any sequence and as many times as needed until you fully comprehend the subject matter. When ready, test your knowledge of lesson concepts by taking multiple-choice quizzes. To assess your overall understanding of standards and frameworks in instructional planning, take the more comprehensive chapter exam.
1. Standard-Based Education: Definition & Importance
A standards-based approach to education is growing increasingly popular in the United States. In this lesson, we'll explore what standards-based education is, how it differs from standards-referenced education, and why it's important.
2. Resources for District, State & National Education Standards
District, state and national education standards are used to guide instruction and ensure students are developing the content area knowledge and critical-thinking skills needed to succeed after they graduate. Learn more about education standards used at the district, state and national levels, and find out where you can access resources for each.
3. Understanding the Common Core
The Common Core Standards are a set of standards that are becoming more prominent in education. This lesson will help you understand the Common Core so you can better teach according to the standards.
4. Designing Instruction Around Government Standards & Student Goals
In education, there is a large emphasis placed on standards for education and ensuring that students can meet those standards. This lesson will explain how you can design your instruction around those standards using learning objectives and student goals.
5. Tips & Strategies for Teaching to Course Standards
While standards are a means by which states, school districts, and schools ensure uniformity in teaching, not every teacher understands how to use them to their advantage. This lesson will look at how to analyze standards and use them to design activities and assessments in the classroom.
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