240:031 Educational Technology and Design

Alignment with INTASC Professional Standards

Principle #1: CONTENT KNOWLEDGE--The candidate understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students.
  1. Identify guiding principles to promote students’ safe and ethical use of the Internet.  
  2. Use graphic organizers to represent topics or concepts in a static or interactive format. 

Principle #2: LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT--The candidate understands how children learn and develop, and can provide learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social and personal development.

Principle #3: DIVERSE LEARNERS--The candidate understands how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners.

Principle #4: INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES--The candidate understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage students' development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
  1. Use the ASSURE model to plan the integration of technology into a unit of instruction.
  2. Write behavioral learning objectives to support instructional goals.  
  3. Create electronic multimedia to support specific learning objectives.  
  4. Design and develop a digital video to support an objective-based lesson.  
  5. Create a web-based resource center to support an objective-based lesson. 

Principle #5: CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT--The candidate uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
  1. Identify appropriate teaching methods and electronic media to support objective-based lessons. 
  2. Design learning experiences that engage students in individual and collaborative learning activities.

Principle #6: COMMUNICATION--The candidate uses knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.
  1. Explore various ways of thinking about media and the messages they convey.
  2. Demonstrate how to use a variety of multimedia tools to enrich learning opportunities.  
  3. Develop an assessment strategy to evaluate student work within a collaborative inquiry-based learning activity.

Principle #7: PLANNING INSTRUCTION--The candidate plans instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, students, the community, and curriculum goals.
  1. Develop an online collaborative inquiry-based learning activity to support a thematic unit of instruction. 

Principle #8: ASSESSMENT--The candidate understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social and physical development of the learner.
  1. Reflectively evaluate how projects align with INTASC+1 standards. 
  2. Organize and present educational media projects in a portfolio format. 

Principle #9: REFLECTION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT--The candidate is a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his/her choices and actions on others (students, parents, and other professionals in the learning community) and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
  1. Apply principles of visual design to the development of electronic multimedia to support learning. 

Principle #10: SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS--The candidate fosters relationships with school colleagues, parents, and agencies in the larger community to support students' learning and well-being.
  1. Apply copyright law, fair use guidelines, and creative commons regulations to the ethical development of electronic multimedia  to support learning. 

Principle #11: USE OF TECHNOLOGY--The candidate integrates the computer and other high and low technology into classroom teaching activities, assessment and/or documentation.
  1. Collaborate with a peer to create an effective multimedia presentation.