The InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards: Defining What Effective Teaching Looks Like Today

Sunday, June 19, 2011: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Florida Ballroom A (Peabody Orlando)
  • NCSA Presentation 2011.ppt (2.1 MB)
  • Handouts
  • InTASC_Model_Core_Teaching_Standards_2011.pdf (683.2 kB)
  • Content Strands:
    1. Educator Support
    2. Policy and Research Practice
    During this session, speakers will report on the InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards: A Resource for State Dialogue, which were released in April 2011. They will explain how the standards describe a new vision of teaching that will be necessary if students are to reach the new learning expectations outlined in the Common Core State Standards. New expectations for teachers in the standards include creating a more student-directed and personalized learning environment, facilitating deep content knowledge and cross-disciplinary skills for today’s world, using assessment data to understand each learner’s progress and adjust instruction as needed, collaborating as members of problem-solving teams, and many others. Discussion will include next steps for moving the standards into state policy and practice. The Model Core Teaching Standards are the result of an initiative by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), through its Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC), to update the Model Standards for Beginning Teacher Licensing, Assessment, and Development: A Resource for State Dialogue, which were released in 1992 and are in use by 38 states. A committee of 20 teachers, teacher educators, and state representatives met over the past 18 months to update the standards so they reflect what an effective teacher should know and be able to do in today’s learning contexts.
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