26. Transformation Requires Leaving a Comfort Zone and Exploring the Unknown

Everything in human learning depends on communication. Science and math are no exception. Numbers, symbols, problem solving equations, research strategies, construction, and virtually everything else depends on being able to understand others through language.  

10. Teacher Accountability as a Function of Academic Conviction, Depth and Purpose

The most challenging part is becoming more professionally assertive than I believed possible. To overcome my feelings of inadequacy and vulnerability in the face of change.

9. Curricular Precison: Tools and Skills in the New Learning Infrastructure

The unit outcome provides an overview of the complete intention for student learning. It connects all elements in ways that show they are contiguous and mutually necessary.

7. Words and Wordsmithing: Tools and Skills in the New Learning Infrastructure

Our professors had each one of us present and defend our course mastery statement. In several ways. Student readiness. Alignment with both the general and subject area mastery statements. Logical spiraling considerations with other grade levels. Scope in the context of time allotments and instructional configurations.