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Curriculum
TEACHING STANDARDS

California Standards for the Teaching Profession
(CSTP) (2009)

Commission on Teacher Credentialing
October 2009

STANDARD ONE:

STANDARD TWO:

ENGAGING AND SUPPORTING ALL STUDENTS IN LEARNING

CREATING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENTS FOR STUDENT LEARNING

1.1    Using knowledge of students to engage them in learning

1.2    Connecting learning to students’ prior knowledge, backgrounds, life experiences and interests

1.3    Connecting subject matter to meaningful, real-life contexts

1.4    Using a variety of instructional strategies, resources, and technologies to meet students’ diverse learning needs

1.5    Promoting critical thinking through inquiry, problem solving and reflection

1.6 Monitoring student learning and adjusting instruction while teaching

2.1    Promoting social development and responsibility within a caring community where each student is treated fairly and respectfully

2.2    Creating physical or virtual learning environments that promote student learning, reflect diversity, and encourage constructive and productive interactions among students

2.3    Establishing and maintaining learning environments that are physically, intellectually and emotionally safe

2.4    Creating a rigorous learning environment with high expectations and appropriate support for all students

2.5    Developing, communicating and maintaining high standards for individual and group behavior

2.6    Employing classroom routines, procedures, norms and supports for positive behavior to ensure a climate in which all students can learn

2.7  Using instructional time to optimize learning

STANDARD THREE:

STANDARD FOUR:

UNDERSTANDING AND ORGANIZING SUBJECT MATTER FOR STUDENT LEARNING

PLANNING INSTRUCTION AND DESIGNING LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR ALL STUDENTS

3.1    Demonstrating knowledge of subject matter, academic content standards and curriculum frameworks

3.2    Applying knowledge of students’ development and proficiencies to ensure student understanding of subject matter

3.3     Organizing curriculum to facilitate student understanding of the subject matter

3.4    Utilizing instructional strategies that are appropriate to the subject matter

3.5    Using and adapting resources, technologies and standards-aligned instructional materials to make subject matter accessible to all students

3.6  Addressing the needs of English Learners and students with special needs to provide equitable access to the content

4.1    Using knowledge of students’ academic readiness, language proficiency, cultural background and individual development to plan instruction

4.2    Establishing and articulating goals for student learning

4.3    Developing and sequencing long-term and short-term instructional plans to support student learning

4.4    Planning instruction that incorporates appropriate strategies to meet the learning needs of all students

4.5    Adapting instructional plans and curricular materials to meet the assessed learning needs of all students

STANDARD FIVE:

STANDARD SIX:

ASSESSING STUDENTS FOR LEARNING

DEVELOPING AS A PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

5.1    Applying knowledge of the purposes, characteristics and uses of different types of assessments

5.2    Collecting and analyzing assessment data from a variety of sources to inform instruction

5.3    Reviewing data, both individually and with colleagues, to monitor student learning

5.4    Using assessment data to establish learning goals and to plan, differentiate and modify instruction

5.5    Involving all students in self-assessment, goal setting and monitoring progress

5.6    Using available technologies to assist in assessment, analysis, and communication of student learning

5.7    Using assessment information to share timely and comprehensible feedback with students and their families

6.1    Reflecting on teaching practice in support of student learning

6.2    Establishing professional goals and engaging in continuous and purposeful professional growth and development

6.3    Collaborating with colleagues and the broader professional community to support teacher and student learning

6.4    Working with families to support student learning

6.5    Engaging local communities in support of the instructional program

6.6    Managing professional responsibilities to maintain motivation and commitment to all student

6.7  Demonstrating professional responsibility, integrity, and ethical conduct

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