Competency 3

Effective and Coherent Instruction and Assessment




The teacher understands procedures for designing effective and coherent instruction and assessment based on appropriate learning goals and objectives.

Important Points for Beginner Teachers

Understand TEKS


Use appropriate criteria for goals and objectives


Use assessments to find students strengths and needs, then evaluate teaching for optimal learning for every student


Have knowledge in resources available to students to enhance knowledge


Plan lessons to progress in logical order and to support stated instructional goals


Plan learning experiences that provide students with developmental appropriate opportunities to explore content from integrated and varied perspectives


Time management to within lessons and units to allow maximum learning with reflection, self-assessment, and closure

Time Management
Let It Go (Testing Parody)