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Teachers role vocabu

teachers role vocabulary words

Professionalism An occupation characterized by a specialized body of knowledge with emphasis on autonomy, decision making, reflection, and ethical standards for conduct.
Extrinsic Rewards Rewards that come from outside oneself, such as job security and vacations, or pay.
Intrinsic Rewards Rewards that come from within oneself, and are personally satisfying for emotional or intellectual reasons.
Autonomy The capacity to have control over one's professional life.
Curriculum What teachers teach.
Assessment How student understanding is measured.
Standards Statements specifying what students should know and what skills they should have upon completing an area of study.
Technician A person who uses specific skills to complete well defined tasks.
Decision Making Problem solving in ill-defined situations, based on professional knowledge.
Reflection The process of teachers' thinking about and analyzing their work to assess it's effectiveness.
Ethics Sets of moral standards for acceptable professional behavior.
Socioeconomic Status The amount of money students' parents make, their parents' level of education, and the kinds of jobs their parents have.
Reforms Suggested changes in teaching and teacher preparation intended to increase the amount students learn.
Professional Portfolio A collection of representative work materials to document developing knowledge and skills.
Accountability The process of requiring students to demonstrate understanding of the topics they study as measured by standardized tests, as well as holding educators at all levels responsible for students' performance.
High Stakes Tests Assessments that states and districts use to determine whether or not students will advance from one grade to another, graduate from high school, or have access to specific fields of study.
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