Standard #2:  Learning Differences.  The teacher uses understanding of individual differences and diverse cultures and communities to ensure inclusive learning environments that enable each learner to meet high standards.

2(a) The teacher designs, adapts, and delivers instruction to address each student’s diverse learning strengths and needs and creates opportunities for students to demonstrate their learning in different ways.  (Performances)
2(j) The teacher understands that learners bring assets for learning based on their individual experiences, abilities, talents, prior learning, and peer and social group interactions, as well as language, culture, family, and community values.  (Essential Knowledge)
2(l) The teacher believes that all learners can achieve at high levels and persists in helping each learner reach his/her full potential.  (Critical Dispositions)

In my words: I understand that students are different and come from different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. I will accommodate for all students by using differentiated learning styles and adapting my classroom for learning challenges and a wide range student abilities.


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