Induction candidates engage in the Plan, Teach, Reflect, Apply process with Induction program, Induction mentors, Site-Based Induction Partners, and school site administrators who will assist in the completion of the inquiry process through reflective conversations, observations, feedback, and mentorship.
Candidates will focus on the ILP goals aligned to CSTP 1: Engaging & Supporting All Students In Learning and CSTP 6: Developing As A Professional Educator in order to support outcomes to practice and refine teaching practices.
The candidates will focus more in-depth information about their students and families, school, district and community and reflect on the effect that this information will have on their classroom environment and instructional practice. This includes the demonstration of but not limited to some of the following teaching practices: Using knowledge of students to engage them in learning; Connecting learning to students’ prior knowledge, backgrounds, life experience, and interests; Connecting subject matter to meaningful, real-life contexts; Using a variety of instructional strategies, resources, and technologies to meet students’ diverse learning needs; Promoting critical thinking through inquiry, problem solving, and reflection; Monitoring student learning and adjusting instruction while teaching; Reflecting on teaching practice in support of student learning; Establishing professional goals & engaging in continuous & purposeful professional growth and development; Working with families to support student learning; Engaging local communities in support of the instructional program; Managing professional responsibilities to maintain motivation and commitment to all students; and Demonstrating professional responsibility, integrity, and ethical conduct.
Note: Your Site-Based Induction Partner must be approved and complete EDUC 31394 prior to your enrollment in this class. The Induction candidate is required to work with their Site-Based Induction Partner and University-Based Induction Mentor during this course. The prerequisite for this course is admission to the Induction Track 2 option as well as completion of EDUC 30787 and EDUC 31695.
Course Number: EDUC-31696
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)