Standard 6

Standard 6:


Responsibilities and Relationships to the Greater Community-

Participation in the professional, local, state, national, and global learning communities, including the ability to:


Sub-Standards of Standard 6

Explanation of when/where/how I met the appropriate level of mastery

a. Understand the structure, function , purpose, and value of education and schools in a free, democratic, and pluralistic society;

Throughout my Fritz-Shurmur Practicum at Homer Community Schools I was able to see how an entire district was run through the eyes of a Superintendent

b. Synthesize a teacher’s role in a changing society with the evolution of education foundations and policy perspectives;

During each of my Education courses I was able to debate with my peers the role of a teacher in the ever changing society we live in. 

c. Demonstrate an understanding of and participate in related organizations and activities in the communities in which the teacher works;  

This is explained in a separate attachment

6c narrative

football program artifact

d. Use community and home resources to  enhance school programs and instruction;

In my Michigan History class I had a community member come in to talk about Kellogg’s company. We were talking about the cereal industry in Battle Creek at the time. This gave the lesson a much more authentic feel and it enhanced the learning within the class

e. Design learning activities for students that involve volunteer groups, civic and social organizations, and relevant public service agencies, and  

During Maymester I along with other teachers developed learning activities for students to become aware of how to get involved in saving the environment

f. Participate with professional educators, school personnel, and other stakeholders in collaborative and cooperative planning, decision-making, and implementation, to improve educational systems at all levels.  

This is explained in a separate attachment 

6f narrative

Rainforest Philosophy artifact


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