Ashley Hall's Professional Education Portfolio

K-12 Certified Music Educator

PSMT Standard 1


An understanding and appreciation of general and liberal arts including English, literature, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, natural or physical sciences, and the arts, and the ability to:

a. Synthesize, analyze, reflect upon, and write with clarity and structure about ideas, information, and data from a general and liberal education, and the relationships between the various disciplines;

b. Understand and appreciate free inquiry in English, literature, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, natural or physical sciences, and the arts;

c. Understand global and international perspectives of the disciplines;

d. Understand the tenets of a free, democratic, and pluralistic society;

e. Understand and respect varying points of view and the influence of one’s own and others’ ethics and values;

f. Understand and respect the role, rights, and value of the individual in a free democratic society;

g. Understand technology and its use for gathering, processing, evaluating, analyzing, and communicating ideas and information;

h. Understand the similarities and differences within our culture that support the importance of common good and responsible citizenship within our American society;

i. Understand the constitutions and histories of the United States and Michigan;

j. Understand and respect individual differences, including the differences identified within the State Board of Education (SBE) Universal Education Vision and Principles; and

k. Demonstrate the abilities and skills necessary for effective communication in speech, writing, and multimedia using content, form, voice, and style appropriate to the audience and purpose (e.g., to reflect, persuade, inform, analyze, entertain, inspire).

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