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TPE Standards

TPE 1 – Specific Pedagogical Skills for Subject Matter Instruction

  • Subject-Specific Pedagogical Skills for Multiple Subject Teaching Assignments
    • Understanding the state-adopted academic content standards
    • Understanding how to teach the subject matter in the standards
    • Planning instruction that addresses the standards
    • Demonstrating the ability to teach to the standards
  • Subject-Specific Pedagogical Skills for Single Subject Teaching Assignments
    • Understanding the state-adopted academic content standards
    • Understanding how to teach the subject matter in the standards
    • Planning instruction that addresses the standards
    • Demonstrating the ability to teach to the standards

A. Assessing Student Learning

  • TPE 2 – Monitoring Student Learning During Instruction
    • Determining student progress toward achieving the state-adopted academic content standards
    • Using instructional strategies and techniques to support students' learning
  • TPE 3 – Interpretation and Use of Assessments
    • Understanding a range of assessments
    • Using and interpreting a range of assessments
    • Giving feedback on assessment results

B. Engaging and Supporting Students in Learning

  • TPE 4 – Making Content Accessible
    • Addressing state-adopted academic content standards
    • Prioritizing and sequencing content
    • Selecting and using various instructional strategies, activities, and resources to facilitate student learning
  • TPE 5 – Student Engagement
    • Understanding of academic learning goals
    • Ensuring active and equitable participation
    • Monitoring student progress and extending student thinking
  • TPE 6 Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Practices
    • Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Grades K-3
      • Understanding important characteristics of the learners
      • Designing instructional activities
      • Providing developmentally appropriate educational experiences
    • Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Grades 4-8
      • Understanding important characteristics of the learners
      • Designing instructional activities
      • Providing developmentally appropriate educational experiences
    • Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Grades 9-12
      • Understanding important characteristics of the learners
      • Designing instructional activities
      • Providing developmentally appropriate educational experiences
  • TPE 7 – Teaching English Learners
    • Understanding and applying theories, principles, and instructional practices for English Language Development
    • Understanding how to adapt instructional practices to provide access to the state-adopted student content standards
    • Drawing upon student backgrounds and language abilities to provide differentiated instruction

C. Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students

  • TPE 8 – Learning about Students
    • Understanding child and adolescent development
    • Understanding how to learn about students
    • Using methods to learn about students
    • Connecting student information to learning
  • TPE 9 – Instructional Planning
    • Establishing academic learning goals
    • Connecting academic content to the students' backgrounds, needs, and abilities
    • Selecting strategies/activities/materials/resources

D. Creating and Maintaining Effective Environments for Student Learning

  • TPE 10 – Instructional Time
    • Allocating instructional time
    • Managing instructional time
  • TPE 11 – Social Environment
    • Understanding the importance of the social environment
    • Establishing a positive environment for learning
    • Maintaining a positive environment for learning

E. Developing as a Professional Educator

  • TPE 12 – Professional, Legal, and Ethical Obligations
    • Taking responsibility for student academic learning outcomes
    • Knowing and applying professional and ethical obligations
    • Knowing and applying legal obligations
  • TPE 13 – Professional Growth
    • Evaluating teaching practices and subject matter knowledge
    • Using reflection and feedback to improve teaching practice and subject